The department offers a minor in applied mathematics. The minor requires at least 16 credits, including at least 6 credits in courses numbered 300 or above taken at Iowa State University. At least 9 credits must apply exclusively towards the minor and cannot be used to meet any other department, college, or university requirement.

## Availability

The Applied Mathematics Minor will be available to add starting in Fall 2025.

## Requirements

Course Number | Course Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

MATH 2650 | Calculus III | 4 |

One of the following: | 3-4 | |

MATH 2070 | Matrices and Linear Algebra | |

MATH 3170 | Theory of Linear Algebra | |

One of the following: | 3-4 | |

MATH 2660 | Elementary Differential Equations | |

MATH 2670 | Elementary Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms | |

One of the following: | 3-4 | |

MATH 3140 | Graph Theory | |

MATH 3650 | Complex Variables with Applications | |

MATH 3850 | Introduction to Partial Differential Equations | |

MATH 4070 | Applied Linear Algebra | |

MATH 4230 | Mathematical Modeling in Biology | |

MATH 4810 | Numberical Methods for Differential Equations | |

One of the following: | 3-4 | |

MATH 3040 | Combinatorics | |

MATH 3140 | Graph Theory | |

MATH 3410 | Introduction to the Theory of Probability and Statistics I | |

MATH 3650 | Complex Variables with Applications | |

MATH 3730 | Introduction to Scientific Computing | |

MATH 3850 | Introduction to Partial Differential Equations | |

MATH 4070 | Applied Linear Algebra | |

MATH 4210 | Logic for Mathematics and Computer Science | |

MATH 4230 | Mathematical Modeling in Biology | |

MATH 4240 | Introduction to High Performance Computing | |

MATH 4690 | Introduction to Discrete Mathematics | |

MATH 4810 | Numerical Methods for Differential Equations | |

Total Credits | 16-20 |

## More information

For more information regarding the minor in applied mathematics, please contact:

**Dane Mayhook**

*Director of Undergraduate Studies*

dmayhook@iastate.edu

515-294-5207

**Christina Brady**

*Academic Advisor II*

ccbrady@iastate.edu

515-294-2274