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Applied Mathematics (B.S.)

Students interested in mathematics can select from our degree programs in Applied Mathematics, Applied Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science, and Mathematics with Secondary Education leading to Massachusetts state teacher licensure. 

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The Mathematics program at Endicott College offers students a progressive education in cutting-edge problem solving techniques based on a comprehensive foundation in classical mathematics. Advanced coursework will focus on the applied aspects of mathematics and technology, giving students the tools needed to succeed in a wide range of fields such as mathematical modeling, statistics, risk management, or data analysis. Combined with Endicott College’s liberal arts foundation and experiential learning through internship opportunities, the students in the Mathematics program will receive a well-rounded education in both current and classical theories and techniques. 

Actuarial Science concentration: Students particularly interested in careers as statisticians, data analysts, or actuaries can choose to pursue a concentration in Actuarial Science.

Mathematics/Secondary Education Teacher Licensure concentration: Students electing to become middle or high school teachers can select the concentration in Secondary Education with Teacher Licensure.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 128


Freshman - Credits: 33

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
CSC 160/160L - Introduction to Programming and Lab (Cr: 4)
CSC 265 - Discrete Structures (Cr: 3)
ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
MTH 135 - Calculus I (Cr: 3)
Initial enrollment is based on placement examinations and AP test results.  Students who do not directly place into MTH 135 will be required to take MTH 128 as a free elective.
MTH 136 - Calculus II (Cr: 3)
Initial enrollment is based on placement examinations and AP test results.  Students placed directlyintoMTH 136 will be required to replace MTH 135 with a free elective.
MTH 225 - Probability (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 34

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Elective (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)
MTH 210 - Mathematical Reasoning (Cr: 3)
MTH 237 - Calculus III (Cr: 3)
MTH 238 - Linear Algebra (Cr: 3)
MTH 330 - Ordinary Differential Equations (Cr: 3)
PHY 201/201L - Physics with Calculus I and Lab (Cr: 4)
PHY 202/202L - Physics with Calculus II and Lab (Cr: 4)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Computer Science Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Mathematics Electives  (Cr:6)
    (must be at the 300 level or above)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Electives  (Cr: 6)
MTH 316 - Statistics (Cr: 3)
MTH 350 - Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis I (Cr: 3)
MTH 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)
MTH 431 - Partial Differential Equations (Cr: 3)
MTH 450 - Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis II (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Mathematics Elective  (Cr: 3 )
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)
    (must be above the 100 level)
CSC 440 - Data Mining and Visualization (Cr: 3)
MTH 480 - Senior Internship (Cr: 12)
MTH 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
MTH 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the applied mathematics program, students will:

  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the major discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the mathematics discipline.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of math in industry, technology, and society.
  • Apply current technological methodologies to solve real-world problems.
  • Demonstrate high levels of comprehension in foundational areas of math.


Many of the sites that currently take Endicott students, or are targeted to take students, for internships in Biotechnology (Entagen, Daedalus, MIT), Environmental Science (Meridien), Computer Science (IBM, Google) would be potential sites for Applied Math internships and permanent employment.


Graduates of the Applied Mathematics program will find exciting career opportunities in the fields of business, technology, engineering, economics, finance and education, as well as many other industries seeking graduates with strong and broad training in mathematics, statistics, computer science and physics.

Download the Mathematics Career Sheet for more options and information.

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