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:

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

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

At most one 2000level course may be chosen.

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 two 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:

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

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

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