Mathematics - Applied Mathematics

Oakland City University offers a bachelor of science (B.S.) in applied mathematics.

Mathematics and mathematical thinking are at the core of technological advances. Mathematicians have an opportunity to make a lasting contribution to society by helping to solve economic, scientific, engineering, physics, and business problems.  OCU math majors have made careers in fields such as mathematical modeling, cryptography, accounting, data analysis, and education.

The mathematics degree program provides students with a thorough knowledge of theoretical and applied mathematics in areas such as calculus, statistics, algebra, geometry, and history.  Small class sizes give students the opportunity to work one-on-one with our faculty.  Mathematics majors benefit from a math major dedicated computer lab, and many math majors are able to obtain tutoring positions through Student Support Services.

To receive a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, a student is required to complete 120 credit hours.  This includes 35 credit hours in the Foundational Core, 38 credit hours in Mathematics Core, credit hours in a chosen concentration, and credit hours in unrestricted electives.  Concentrations can be chosen in the fields of education, science, business, or science and business combination. 

The 38 credit hours in Mathematics Core includes: 

A student must choose two of the following courses: