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1 Undergraduate Mathematics FRESHMAN FASET SUMMER 2010

2 2 Welcome – School of Mathematics Georgia Tech Overview of GT Mathematics Curriculum Fall classes

3 3 Resources Enid Steinbart, Ph.D. Academic Advisor for Undergraduate mathematics majors Office 218C Skiles

4 4 Why Mathematics at GT? You like it, and you are good at it!

5 5 Why Mathematics at GT? You like it, and you are good at it! Careers Graduate School Complements other interests

6 6 School of Mathematics 50+ Tenured/tenure track faculty About 167 undergraduate majors 35% female About 100 graduate students: 70 PhD, 30 MS

7 7 Mathematics - Degrees BS Applied Mathematics (80%) “MATH” BS Discrete Mathematics (20%) “DMTH”

8 8 Mathematics - Degrees BS Applied Mathematics (80%) “MATH” BS Discrete Mathematics (20%) “DMTH” Business Option, Research Option Co-op, Internships Study abroad Second major, minor, certificates

9 9 Mathematics - Degrees BS Applied Mathematics - MATH – 17 MATH classes – PHYS 3XXX class – 2 Sci/Eng electives 3XXX (PHYS, CHEM, ENG, ECON, CS,...) BS Discrete Mathematics – DMTH – MATH classes – 4 more CS classes – 2 ISYE classes

10 10 Applied Math – MATH (122 hrs) MATH (55 hrs) –Calc I – III, Differential Eq (16 hrs) –Bridging courses (9 hrs) –Upperlevel core courses (12 hr) –Math Electives (15 hrs) + Num. Anal. (3) Supporting courses (Sci, CS) (27 hrs) –Lab Sci (4 hrs) –PHYS I, II and PHYS 3XXX (upper level) (11 hrs) –CS (6 hrs) –Sci/Eng Electives 3XXX (6 hrs)

11 11 Discrete Math – DMTH (122 hrs) DMTH (47 hrs) –Calc I – III, Differential Eq (16 hrs) –Bridging courses (9 hrs) –Upperlevel core courses (13 hr) –Technical electives - MATH, CS, ISYE, ECE –(9 hrs) Supporting courses (36-37 hrs) –Lab Sci (4 hrs) –PHYS I, II (8 hrs) –CS/ISYE (24-25 hrs)

12 12 MATH and DMTH (122 hrs) General –HUM (12 hrs): Engl (6 hrs) + HUM (6 hrs) –SS (12 hrs): must include Gov/US Hist (3 hrs) –HPS 1040 Wellness (2 hrs) –Free Electives (12-15 hrs)

13 13 Opportunities Club Math Undergraduate research Research Experience for Undergraduates - REU (NSF funded) Teaching Assistant/Grader/Tutor High School Math Competition (Feb. or Mar.) Seminars and Colloquiums (Research Horizons, MATH 4801) Putnam Exam and Problem Solving class MATH 4802

14 14 Opportunities - More Study abroad (Budapest Semester in Mathematics, Math in Moscow, Munich, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ireland, England, etc.) Study away (Penn State, etc.) Internships Co-op Mathematics Conferences for Undergraduates Summer programs (Math)

15 15 Courses – Fall 2010 Full time is 12 hours; suggested 12 – 15 hours Registration for Fall 2010 FASET 6 Opens 1:30 p.m. Phase II registration for Fall 2010 (all students) Monday August 14 – Friday August 27, 4 p.m. Note: Classes start Monday August 23

16 16 Courses – Fall 2010 Full time is 12 hours; recommended MATH (4) ENGL (3) GT 1000 MAT (1) Intro to College Life – customized for Mathematics majors

17 17 Courses – Fall 2010 Full time is 12 hours; recommended MATH (4) ENGL (3) GT 1000 MAT (1) Choose from such classes as CS 1301 Intro to Computing (3) SS (3) – Econ, Psyc, Hist,... HUM (3) – Foreign Lang., Phil, Music, Lit,... Lab Sci (BIOL, CHEM, EAS) or PHYS I (4) HPS 1040 Wellness (2)

18 18 Courses – Fall 2010 MATH 4802 Mathematical Problem Solving (Putnam class, S/U) Take classes for letter grade – Do not take classes pass/fail.

19 19 Courses – Fall 2010 Honors courses MATH 1512 Honors Calculus II MATH 2411 Honors Calculus III MATH 2413 Honors Differential Eq MATH 3225 Honors Prob & Stat MATH 3022 Honors Appl. Combinatorics

20 20 Careers Statistician Professor/Teacher Actuary

21 21 Careers Statistician Professor/Teacher Actuary Also....

22 22 Careers Finance Cryptography Information Security Biotech Computer Law Operations research Government Engineering...

23 23 Graduate Schools Stanford Yale UC – Berkeley, Santa Barbara, Riverside,... Univ IL – Champaign-Urbana Northwestern UT - Austin Univ AZ Cornell Columbia U North Carolina......

24 24 Resources Enid Steinbart, Ph.D. Academic Advisor for Undergraduate mathematics majors Office 218C Skiles


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