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1 | P a g e BROWN UNIVERSITY Division of Applied Mathematics Guide to Undergraduate Programs Revised September 5, 2014
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2 | P a g e Table of Contents INTRODUCTION 3 W HAT IS A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS ? 3 C AREER P ATHS 4 A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS AT B ROWN 4 F REQUENTLY A SKED Q UESTIONS 5 CHOOSING COURSES 6 I NTRODUCTION 6 R OADMAP 6 S AMPLE C OURSE P ROGRAMS 9 I NDEPENDENT S TUDY 11 S ENIOR S EMINARS 11 T HE W RITING R EQUIREMENT 12 STANDARD CONCENTRATIONS 13 A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS P ROGRAM A.B. DEGREE 13 A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS P ROGRAM S C .B. DEGREE 13 A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS B IOLOGY S C .B. DEGREE 14 A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS C OMPUTER S CIENCE S C .B. DEGREE 15 A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS E CONOMICS C ONCENTRATION 16 C ONCENTRATION A DVISORS 19 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 21 HONORS PROGRAM 21 PRIZES 23 T HE R OHN T RUELL P REMIUM P RIZE 23 S IGMA X I 23 APPLIED MATHEMATICS COURSES TO BE OFFERED IN 2011-2012 24 COURSES 25 C OURSES IN A PPLIED M ATHEMATICS 25 C OURSES IN O THER D EPARTMENTS 37
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3 | P a g e Introduction This short guide is intended to give students and faculty an overview of the undergraduate program in Applied Mathematics at Brown University, and to answer some of the commonly raised questions. Applied Mathematics is an interdisciplinary subject involving both mathematics and many areas of application. More so than in many other areas it is important to have an overview of the subject and how it relates to other programs at Brown. What is Applied Mathematics?
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