## Minor: Applied Mathematics

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Offered jointly by: Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Mathematics

Students intending to earn a minor in Applied Mathematics should seek advice and preapproval of their minor academic program from Professor Richard Rand, RHR2@cornell.edu.

**Eligibility**

Engineering undergraduates affiliated with all Engineering Majors are eligible to participate in the Applied Mathematics minor.

**Educational Objectives**

This minor is aimed at providing a focus for students who are interested in applied mathematics.

**Requirements**

Students must take MATH 2930, MATH 2940, and at least six (6) courses beyond MATH 2940, to be chosen as follows:

(a) At most one course may be chosen from any one of groups 1, 2, 3, or 4.

(b) At least three courses must be chosen from groups 5 and 6.

(c) At most one 2000-level course may be chosen.

(d) At most one course may be chosen that is offered by the student’s Major department.

**Group 1. Analysis**

- AEP 3210: Mathematical Physics I

- MATH 3230: Introduction to Differential Equations

- MATH 4200: Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

- TAM 3100: Introduction to Applied Mathematics I

**Group 2. Computational Methods**

- CS 4210: Numerical Analysis and Differential Equations

- ENGRD 3200: Engineering Computation

- ENGRD 3220: Introduction to Scientific Computation

- ORIE 3300: Optimization I

**Group 3. Probability and Statistics**

- CEE 3040: Uncertainty Analysis in Engineering

- ECE 3100: Introduction to Probability and Inference for Random Signals and Systems

- ENGRD 2700: Basic Engineering Probability and Statistics

- MATH 4710: Basic Probability

- ORIE 3500: Engineering Probability and Statistics II

**Group 4. Applications**

- AEP 3330: Mechanics of Particles and Solid Bodies

- CEE 3310: Fluid Mechanics

- CEE 3710: Structural Modeling and Behavior

- CHEME 3230: Fluid Mechanics

- CS 2800: Discrete Structures

- CS 2850: Networks

- ECE 3200: Networks and Systems

- ECE 4250: Digital Signal Processing

- MAE 3230: Introductory Fluid Mechanics

- MSE 3030: Thermodynamics of Condensed Systems

**Group 5. Advanced Courses**

Only one of the following three may be chosen:

- AEP 3220: Mathematical Physics II

- MATH 4220: Applied Complex Analysis

Only one of the following two may be chosen:

- ECE 4110: Random Signals in Communications and Signal Processing

- ORIE 3510: Introductory Engineering Stochastic Processes I

Also:

- TAM 5700: Intermediate Dynamics

You may also choose from:

- CS 3810: Introduction to Theory of Computing

- CS 4820: Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms

- ORIE 3310: Optimization II

- ORIE 4330: Discrete Models

- ORIE 4350: Introduction to Game Theory

- ORIE 4520: Introductory Engineering Stochastic Processes II

- ORIE 5600: Financial Engineering with Stochastic Calculus I

- ORIE 5610: Financial Engineering with Stochastic Calculus II

- TAM 5780: Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

- TAM 6100: Methods of Applied Mathematics I

- TAM 6110: Methods of Applied Mathematics II

**Group 6. Mathematics Courses**

Any 3000+ level course offered by the Mathematics Department in algebra, analysis, probability/statistics, geometry, or logic, with the following exceptions:

(i) MATH 3230 or MATH 4200, if any course from group 1 is chosen.

(ii) MATH 4710, if any course from group 3 is chosen.

(iii) MATH 4220, if AEP 3220 is chosen from group 5.

(iv) Only one of the following may be chosen:

- MATH 3320: Introduction to Number Theory

- MATH 3360: Applicable Algebra

**Academic Standards**

At least C in each course in the minor.