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Applied Mathematics Curriculum

  1. Dec 14, 2011 #1
    Hello all,

    I *finally* have my studies decided for the next 2.5 years, and I am looking for some advice from either applied mathematicians or those who work in a related field (content specialization does not matter).

    I'm entering into a graduate mathematics program (officially Fall 2012, but starting with classes next semester), and I plan to either work in industry after the terminal masters, or depending on how it goes, going for my PhD in applied math. Obviously, I'm going to wait to make that decision down the line after I gain more experience.

    I've attached an excel file with my curriculum for the degree, and I want to know if there are any gaps in knowledge or areas of improvement that could be added/changed, keeping in mind that this degree should be flexible enough to continue to PhD work and/or give a good basis for working in an applied field (mathematical modeling, analysis, etc.).

    The most right column is just for my own sake, so you can ignore that. Also, I know that you all don't know the curriculum requirements for my school and stuff, but my classes meet the requirements. Any suggestions will be welcome even if it happens to take away from the requirements. I don't want to list the school here, but it's a well-established Michigan university (not UofM) that has a wonderful applied mathematics faculty and even has Terrence Tao coming to speak at one of our inaugurations next semester. (With that info and Google, those who are interested can probably figure out the school!)

    I know this is a lot to ask, but I'm very thankful for this community and appreciative of anyone who has a few minutes to spare. Let me know if there are any questions.


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