Major department advisors answered a few questions to assist you with your first-semester class selection.
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||The BS Degree in Applied Mathematics is a professional degree which prepares students for careers in BUSINESS and INDUSTRY or ACADEMIC careers in the mathematical sciences.|
|When should I first meet with my major department?||During the first week of classes.|
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||Students are assigned a major advisor alphabetically. Students can contact their advisor by email.|
|Where can I find information about major advising?||math.sfsu.edu|
|Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes?||Not applicable.|
|What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full?||Students should always have a backup plan.|
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||Students should be made aware the pre-requisites are enforced for all courses.|
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
MATH 301 Exploration and Proof
MATH 325 Linear Algebra
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||Not applicable.|
|Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them?||Not applicable.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
Yes, Mathematics (AS-T).
|Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?||
Freshmen majoring in Applied Mathematics should take:
MATH 226 Calculus I and
MATH 210 Introduction to Computer Programming or
CSC 309 Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers.
|Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?||
Students will have to take a Calculus Readiness Test to enroll in MATH 226 Calculus I.
Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?
||Students who received at least 3 on the AP Exam in Calculus will receive 4 units of credit for Calculus I.|