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Academic Program Guide

Applied Mathematics

ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2024 and after)

*Please Note: Face-to-face/in-person instruction of this program is available ONLY at the main campus in Tallahassee, FL. This program is NOT available via Online/Distance Learning.*

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and diversity requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

The Applied Mathematics major works best if you can start in the highest math for which you have completed the prerequisites. If you start the Pure Math major in a class lower than MAC2311, you should plan on taking math courses over the summer to get back on course to graduate in four years. If you begin FSU with earned credit for College Algebra, you should take MAC1140 and MAC1114 during Term 1.

Mapping Coordinator: Shellie Camp

Sample Schedule and Required Milestones by Term

Sample Schedule: Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
MAC2311 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I4
GE Core Social Science3
GE Core Natural Science with Lab4
Required Milestones: Term 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete 1st GE Mathematics ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
MAC2312 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
PHY2048C General Physics with Lab5
GE Core Course3
Required Milestones: Term 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete 2nd GE Mathematics ( ≥ C minus )
Must meet with Department Advisor
Sample Schedule: Term 3 hrs
MAC2313 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 5
Foreign Language4
COP 3014 Programming I or ISC 3313 Intro to Scientific 3
Diversity Course3
Required Milestones: Term 3
Complete MAC2311 ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 4 hrs
MAS3105 Applied Linear Algebra4
MAP 2302 Ordinary Differential 3
Foreign Language4
Scholarship in Practice Course3
Oral Communication Competency3
Required Milestones: Term 4
Complete MAC2312 ( ≥ C minus )
Begin Foreign Language requirement
Sample Schedule: Term 5 hrs
MAP4341 Elementary Partial Differential Equations I3
MAD2104 Discrete Math I or MGF 3301 Intro to Advanced Math3
Foreign Language4
GE History3
Required Milestones: Term 5
Complete MAC2313 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete COP3014 or ISC3313 ( ≥ C minus )
Continue Foreign Language requirement
Civic Literacy requirement
Sample Schedule: Term 6 hrs
MAD 3703 Numerical Analysis I3
Minor Science Course3
Additional Required Major Elective Course3
Elective 3
Required Milestones: Term 6
Complete MAS3105 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete Foreign Language requirement
Sample Schedule: Term 7 hrs
MAP4103 Mathematical Modeling3
Upper Division Writing Course3
Additional Required Major Elective3
Required Milestones: Term 7
Complete MAP4341 ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 8 hrs
Required Milestones: Term 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Operations Research Analyst, Systems Analyst, Technical Writer. With further education or preparation: Mathematician, Teacher: high school, college, university, Statistician, Econometrist, Economist, Programmer.

Representative Employers: Information available on Academic Program Guide

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at:

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.

View Applied Mathematics Program Guide