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Applied and Computational Mathematics, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Graduates of the Applied and Computational Mathematics program offered by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are expected to develop a strong foundation of knowledge and skill in the core areas of analysis, differential equations, numerical methods, and modeling. They are also expected to attain a basic understanding of probability, statistics, and algebra.

Because applied mathematicians are problem solvers, graduates must develop the ability to formulate and solve problems arising from scientific and engineering applications. This entails acquiring fundamental knowledge in the basic sciences, which School of Mines students accomplish by taking courses in an emphasis area. 

The student will take three courses in an external discipline that will provide exposure and depth in an application area of mathematics. Information on emphasis areas and the associated courses is available from the department or advisor.

Student Jobs and Co-ops

Through cooperative education (co-ops) and internships, School of Mines students have many opportunities to apply their education to "real world" work experiences. Students are employed by industry and government agencies in positions related to Mathematics and Computer Science. Students may gain 1-3 hours of academic credit for their co-op or internship experience upon department approval. Students registered for co-op courses keep their full-time student status during the semester they are on co-op.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: No deadline for admission. However, all international applicants should submit their documents at least three months prior to the start of the semester.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Computer Science and Mathematics 
  • Calculus 
  • Computer Science I/Lab 
  • Technical Communications I 
  • Linear Algebra
  • Finite Structures

    English Language Requirements

    You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

    • Minimum required score:

      560

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    Academic Requirements

    • Completed online application and the State of South Dakota application fee of $20.00. 
    • Academic credentials (translated into English). 
    • SAT or ACT scores - Math sub-scores should be a minimum of 590 on the SAT or 25 on the ACT.
    • Evaluation of academic credentials
    • Financial information documenting ability to pay. 

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      15080 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 15080 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      10770 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Rapid City

    • 860 - 1300 USD/month
      Living Costs

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