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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018

Mathematics


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Mathematics Curriculum


First Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


 

  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Third Year


Summer Arch*


*For students who have applied for and been granted an exception, the Summer Arch courses would be taken during the fall semester. For listing of the exception process go to: http://info.rpi.edu/arch/students/#ExceptionProcess.

  • MATH Option Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Fall OR Spring


  • Capstone I
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Capstone II
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Math Option Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Capstone III
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Program Information


In the above curriculum, the first-year seminar course MATH 1900 is not required, but is strongly recommended. Math Options are courses with MATH or MATP prefix at the 4000 level or above. The math options may include at most one independent study or URP. For the three capstone courses, students choose one of the capstone topic areas listed below and then pick three of the courses listed in that area. The Pass/No Credit option may not be used on any math option or capstone course.

Capstone Topic Areas and Courses


Mathematics:  MATH 4010, MATH 4020, MATH 4040, MATH 4120, MATH 4200, MATH 4210, MATH 4300, MATH 4950

Applied Mathematics:  MATH 4300, MATH 4400, MATH 4600, MATH 4700, MATH 4720, MATH 4800, MATH 4950

Mathematics of Computation:  MATH 4800, MATH 4820, MATH 4840, MATH 4950, MATP 4400, MATP 4820,

Mathematics of Operations Research:  MATH 4950, MATP 4500, MATP 4600, MATP 4620, MATP 4700, MATP 4820

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