Courses Recommended College Math Courses

which courses would you recommend a math major to take beyond the major requirements? I feel like 2 semesters in algebra, analysis, and topology are the basic necessities. Should I look at anything else? Any suggestions in applied maths?
 
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Differential Geometry was a fun extracurricular course, also Cryptography.
 
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elliptic integrals-learn about those
extremely useful
 
Numerical analysis? Graph theory and combinatorics? Theoretical CS? Algorithms? Classical / Quantum / Relativistic / Statistical / Fluid / Solid mechanics? Economics?
 
The essential thing missing from your list is a year of algebraic topology / differential geometry.
 

j93

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I would take courses on stochastic variables and calclulus.
 
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You will probably need complex analysis. Functional analysis and differentiable manifolds are also very useful.
 
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are differential equations included in the basic courses?
 

Pyrrhus

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There tons of useful math, it depends on what are you specializing... and sometimes it depends on your research...
 
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Combinatorics and probability were fun.
 
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Once someone gets algebra and analysis (the real stuff, not an introductory course) down, I suppose next are some topology (algebraic too!) ODE, and differential geometry. But if someone comes this far, the person surely knows what to do?
 

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