Applied Mathematics Major
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
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of mathematics
- Achieve a working knowledge in areas of mathematical theory and application
- Develop a working knowledge of mathematical methods pertinent to operational interests in the private/public sectors
- Design and program mathematical models and apply mathematical analysis and problem solving-skills in the workplace
- Extrapolate his/her mathematical knowledge and skills to new situations
- Discover ways in which mathematics relates to faith in the Creator, Jesus Christ
- Complete the freshman year at Emmaus with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
- Completion of MAT 162 Pre-Calculus with grade B (3.0) or better or demonstrated proficiency based on placement test scores.
- Declare intent to pursue a major in Applied Mathematics.
- At the beginning of the sophomore year, apply for entrance into the Applied Mathematics program.
- Payment of all applicable additional fees for this major as determined by the Business office and published in their annual statement of fees.
*meets Bible-Related requirement
- Complete a minimum of 125 semester credit hours.
- A 2.0 cumulative grade point average and a passing grade in all required courses.
- At least 60 semester credit hours must be earned at Emmaus.
- Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
- 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
- Bible/Theology (39 credits)