Applied Mathematics (BS)

Applied Mathematics is a unique, four-year degree program that prepares graduates to impact the world for Jesus Christ through their capacity to solve real-world problems that require mathematical and reasoning skills.

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Majors: Applied Mathematics, Bible/Theology
Program Director: Timothy J. Iverson
Associate Program Director: Dr. Robert L. Tomlinson, Jr.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will

  1. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of mathematics
  2. Achieve a working knowledge in areas of mathematical theory and application
  3. Develop a working knowledge of mathematical methods pertinent to operational interests in the private/public sectors
  4. Design and program mathematical models and apply mathematical analysis and problem solving-skills in the workplace
  5. Extrapolate his/her mathematical knowledge and skills to new situations
  6. Discover ways in which mathematics relates to faith in the Creator, Jesus Christ

Program Admission

  1. Complete the freshman year at Emmaus with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  2. Completion of MAT 162 Pre-Calculus with grade B (3.0) or better or demonstrated proficiency based on placement test scores.
  3. Declare intent to pursue a major in Applied Mathematics.
  4. At the beginning of the sophomore year, apply for entrance into the Applied Mathematics program.
  5. Payment of all applicable additional fees for this major as determined by the Business office and published in their annual statement of fees.

Program Requirements

*meets Bible-Related requirement

  1. Complete a minimum of 125 semester credit hours.
  2. A 2.0 cumulative grade point average and a passing grade in all required courses.
  3. At least 60 semester credit hours must be earned at Emmaus.
  4. Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
  5. Meet the course requirements in the following areas:
    • Bible/Theology (39 credits)
      • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
      • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
      • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
      • Christian Life and Worldview (BT 111)
      • Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (BT 120)
      • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
      • Biblical Hermeneutics (BT 220)
      • Theology: God, Creation, and Sin (BT 221)
      • Theology: Christ, Holy Spirit, and Salvation (BT 321)
      • Theology: The Church and Final Things (BT 331)
      • Biblical Theology Elective
      • Bible Book Study Elective
      • Bible/Theology Elective
      • Chapel (CCS 110)
    • Educational Ministries (3 credits)
      • Teaching Bible* (EM 321) or Homiletics 1* (BT 322)
    • Intercultural Studies (3 credits)
      • Missions and Evangelism 1* (ICS 104)
    • Applied Mathematics (42/45 credits)
      • Numerical Computation (CS 270)
      • Pre-Calculus (MAT 162) or demonstrated proficiency
      • Linear Algebra & Matrix Theory (MAT 210)
      • Discrete Mathematics (MAT/CS 220)
      • Mathematical Logic (MAT 240)
      • Differential Equations (MAT 260)
      • Probability and Statistics (MAT 310)
      • Analytic Statistics (MAT 315)
      • Numerical Analysis (MAT/CS 365)
      • Operations Research (MAT 430)
      • Mathematical Methods in Private/Public Sectors (MAT 450)
      • Systems Simulation (MAT/CS 470)
      • Applied Mathematics Internship (MAT 480)
      • Applied Mathematics Electives
    • General Studies (38 credits)
      • Servant Leader Training (CCS 120)
      • Fundamentals of Speech (COM 112)
      • Fundamental Computer Literacy (CS 101)
      • Microeconomics (ECN 205)
      • English Composition (ENG 101)
      • Introduction to Literature (ENG 102)
      • Transitions Seminar (FND 101)
      • Senior Seminar (FND 410)
      • Western Civilization 1 or 2 (HIS 131/132) or American History 1 (HIS 235)
      • Survey of Mathematics (MAT 130)
      • Analytic Geometry & Calculus 1 (MAT 172)
      • Analytic Geometry & Calculus 2 (MAT 182)
      • Introduction to Human Biology and Lab (SCI 241/242 or Introduction to Earth Science and Lab (SCI 230/231)
      • Humanities Elective
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