MA 491 Course Description

MA491 INTERNSHIP IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS (3-6 Cr.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite: Junior status in good standing with an overall GPA of 2.75, a GPA in the major of 3.00, and departmental approval. Graded S/U

Offered: On Demand

Course Description

Supervised practical experience in some area of applied mathematics in an industrial, business, or governmental setting. Students are required to document their work experience and write a report which will be evaluated by their faculty supervisor in consultation with the employers.

Course Outline

This course is designed for those students who have finished their second year of study in Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, or Mathematics and wish to acquire some practical training in a professional setting. In each case, the work assignment is to be of a technical nature closely related to the student's academic discipline or career goals. Students applying for internship should have a good preparation in terms of coursework in order to derive greater benefit from their work experience. At a minimum, they should have taken MA361, MA371, MA380, MA473, and CS122.