Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Program Learning Outcomes for the Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Upon completing the minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics, students will be able to:

Requirements for the Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Students pursuing the minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics must complete:

  • A minimum of 6 courses (18 credit hours) to satisfy minor requirements.

The courses listed below satisfy the requirements for this minor. In certain instances, courses not on this official list may be substituted upon approval of the minor’s academic advisor (or official certifier).  Students and their academic advisors should identify and clearly document the courses to be taken.

Summary

Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics 18

Minor Requirements

Core Requirements
CAAM 210INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING COMPUTATION3
CAAM 335MATRIX ANALYSIS3
CAAM 336DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING3
or CAAM 378 INTRODUCTION TO OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND OPTIMIZATION
Elective Requirements
Select 3 elective courses. 19
Total Credit Hours18

Footnotes and Additional Information

Policies for the Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics 

Program Restrictions and Exclusions

Students pursuing the minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics should be aware of the following program restriction:

  • As noted in Majors, Minors, and Certificates, i.) students may declare their intent to pursue a minor only after they have first declared a major, and ii.) students may not major and minor in the same subject.

Transfer Credit 

For Rice University’s policy regarding transfer credit, see Transfer Credit. Some departments and programs have additional restrictions on transfer credit. The Office of Academic Advising maintains the university’s official list of transfer credit advisors on their website: http://oaa.rice.edu. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic program’s transfer credit advisor when considering transfer credit possibilities. 

Departmental Transfer Credit Guidelines

Students pursuing the minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics should be aware of the following departmental transfer credit guidelines:

  • Requests for transfer credit will be considered by the program director (and/or the program’s official transfer credit advisor) on an individual case-by-case basis. 

For additional information, please see the Computational and Applied Mathematics website: http://www.caam.rice.edu/

Opportunities for the Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Academic Honors

The university recognizes academic excellence achieved over an undergraduate’s academic history at Rice. For information on university honors, please see Latin Honors (summa cum laude, magna cum laude, and cum laude) and Distinction in Research and Creative Work. Some departments have department-specific Honors awards or designations.

For additional information, please see the Computational and Applied Mathematics website: 
http://www.caam.rice.edu/