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University Distinguished Professor:
 Warren B. Gordon
 Miriam Hausman
 Bruce Jordan
 Laurence Kirby
 Elena Kosygina
 Andrew Lesniewski
 Anita Mayo
 Rados Radoicic
 Alvany Rocha
 Aaron Todd
 TaiHo Wang
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Mathematics
Required CoursesAll students must take the following three courses:  
 Algorithms, Computers and Programming I  3 credits  
 Advanced Calculus I effective spring 2018: course title changes to Mathematical Analysis I  3 credits  
 Linear Algebra and Matrix Methods  3 credits  
and may take the following course, depending on the trajectory of their academic career.  
 Proof Writing for Advanced Calculus *  1 credit  
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Please consult a faculty advisor in the Department of Mathematics before enrolling in this course.  
Students may fulfill their calculus requirements by any one of the following three alternate calculus tracks: Track I:  
 Calculus I  4 credits  
 Calculus II  4 credits  
 Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  
 MultiVariable and Vector Calculus  4 credits  
or Track II:  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I  5 credits  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
or Track III:  
 Applied Calculus  3 credits  
or  
 Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
 Integral Calculus  4 credits  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
ElectivesAny four 4000level or 5000level courses from the following group:  
 Topology  3 credits  
 Advanced Calculus II  3 credits  
 Ordinary Differential Equations  3 credits  
 Introduction to Probability  4 credits  
 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations in Finance  4 credits  
 Introduction to Stochastic Process  4 credits  
 Mathematics of Statistics  4 credits  
 Computational Methods in Probability  3 credits  
 Graph Theory  3 credits  
 Mathematical Modeling *  3 credits  
 Combinatorics  3 credits  
 Theory of Numbers  3 credits  
 Elements of Modern Algebra  3 credits  
 History of Mathematics  3 credits  
 Differential Geometry *  3 credits  
 Algorithms, Computers and Programming II *  3 credits  
 Methods of Numerical Analysis  3 credits  
 Introduction to Mathematical Logic  3 credits  
 Fundamental Algorithms  3 credits  
 Introductory Financial Mathematics  4 credits  
 Advanced Calculus III *  3 credits  
 Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable*  3 credits  
 Theory of Functions of Real Variables*  3 credits  
 Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems*  4 credits  
 Stochastic Calculus for Finance  4 credits  
* These courses are offered infrequently, subject to student demand. 
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Actuarial Science
Math Program PrerequisitesBased on placement follow one of the following preliminary calculus options below:  
Option 1:  
 Calculus I  4 credits  
 Calculus II  4 credits  
or  
Option 2:  
 Applied Calculus  3 credits  
 Integral Calculus  4 credits  
or  
Option 3:  
 Applied Calculus  3 credits  
 Integral Calculus  4 credits  
or  
Option 4:  
 Integral Calculus  4 credits  
or  
 Calculus II  4 credits  
or  
Option 5: *  
 Integral Calculus  4 credits  
and  
 Infinite Series  1 credit  
And complete one of the following courses:  
 Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
or  
 MultiVariable and Vector Calculus  4 credits  
Business Program Prerequisites  
 Principles of Accounting  
 Introduction to Business **  3 credits  
or  
 Business Fundamentals: The Contemporary Business Landscape **  3 credits  
 Introduction to Information Systems and Technologies **  3 credits  
 MicroEconomics  3 credits  
 MacroEconomics  3 credits  
 Business Statistics **  3 credits  
NOTES: * Students who completed Option 5 (both MTH 3006 and MTH 3007) may register for MTH 3020 or MTH 3050. ** Students who have completed MTH 4120 Introduction to Probability, may be waived from BUS 1000/1011, CIS 2200, and STA 2000. Please consult the Weissman Office of the Associate Dean (WSAS.AssocDean@baruch.cuny.edu; 6463123890; NVC 8265) to request registration permission.  
Required Courses  
 Algorithms, Computers, and Programming I  3 credits  
 Introduction to Probability ***  4 credits  
 Theory of Interest  4 credits  
 Mathematical Finance  4 credits  
 Principles of Finance  3 credits  
 Corporate Finance  3 credits  
*** Students who have completed
 
ElectivesIn addition, one course must be chosen from the following list of electives:  
 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations in Finance  4 credits  
 Introduction to Stochastic Processes  4 credits  
 Mathematics of Statistics  4 credits  
 Computational Methods in Probability  3 credits  
 Actuarial Mathematics  4 credits  
 Actuarial Mathematics II  4 credits  
 ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics (formerly Risk Theory)  4 credits  
 Stochastic Calculus for Finance  4 credits  
The following courses are recommended, but not required. They are not applicable toward the major.

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Financial Mathematics
NOTE: Depending on a student's starting mathematics proficiency, this program may require more than 120 credits to complete.  
Mathematics Program Prerequisites:  
As a preliminary requirement, students must complete the calculus requirement, which may be achieved by any one of the following six methods:  
Option 1:  
Calculus AP Exam (BC) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as
 8 credits  
 MultiVariable and Vector Calculus  4 credits  
or  
Option 2:  
 Calculus AP exam (AB) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as
 4 credits  
 Calculus II  4 credits  
 MultiVariable and Vector Calculus  4 credits  
or  
Option 3:  
 Calculus I  4 credits  
 Calculus II  4 credits  
 MultiVariable and Vector Calculus  4 credits  
or  
Option 4:  
 Applied Calculus  3 credits  
or  
 Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
and the following three courses:  
 Integral Calculus  4 credits  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
 Vector Calculus *  1 credit  
or  
Option 5:  
 Applied Calculus  3 credits  
 Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
and the following three courses:  
 Integral Calculus  4 credits  
 Infinite Series  1 credit  
 MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 6:  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I  5 credits  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
 Vector Calculus *  1 credit  
Each option also requires:  
 Bridge to Higher Mathematics  4 credits  
* NOTES:
 
Business Program Prerequisites:  
 Principles of Accounting  3 credits  
 MicroEconomics  3 credits  
 MacroEconomics  3 credits  
BSFM students are waived from the following FIN 3000 course prerequisites: BUS 1000/1011; CIS 2200; and STA 2000. Please consult the Weissman Office of the Associate Dean (WSAS.AssocDean@baruch.cuny.edu; 6463123890; NVC 8265) to request registration permission.  
Required Finance Courses:  
 Principles of Finance  3 credits  
 Corporate Finance  3 credits  
Required Upperlevel Mathematics Courses:  
 Algorithms, Computers, and Programming I  3 credits  
 Linear Algebra  3 credits  
 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations  4 credits  
 Introduction to Probability *  4 credits  
 Introduction to Stochastic Processes  4 credits  
 Mathematics of Statistics  4 credits  
 Algorithms, Computers, and Programming II  3 credits  
 Introductory Financial Mathematics  4 credits  
 Data Analysis and Simulation for Financial Engineers  4 credits  
 Stochastic Calculus for Finance  3 credits 
* Students who have completed

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Courses in Mathematics (MTH)
 College Algebra  4 hours; 2 credits  
 Precalculus and Elements of Calculus  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Mathematics Appreciation  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Ideas in Mathematics and Their Applications  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Applied Calculus  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Applied Calculus  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Concepts of Discrete Mathematics  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Calculus I  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I  5 hours; 5 credits  
 Integral Calculus  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Infinite Series  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Elementary Calculus II  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Intermediate Calculus  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 hours; 5 credits  
 Vector Calculus  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Actuarial Science Theory and Problem Seminar  2 hours; 2 credits  
 MultiVariable and Vector Calculus  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Selected Topics in Discrete Mathematics  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Elementary Probability  3 hours; 3 credits  
 "Algorithms, Computers, and Programming I"  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Actuarial Science Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Actuarial Science Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Actuarial Science Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Actuarial Science Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Math Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Math Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Math Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Math Internship  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Financial Mathematics Internship  1 hour; 1credit  
 Financial Mathematics Internship  1 hour; 1credit  
 Financial Mathematics Internship  1 hour; 1credit  
 Financial Mathematics Internship  1 hour; 1credit  
 Bridge to Higher Mathematics  4 hours; 3 credits  
 ProblemSolving Seminar  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Proof Writing for Advanced Calculus  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Advanced Calculus I effective spring 2018: course title changes to Mathematical Analysis I  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Advanced Calculus II  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Topology  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Linear Algebra and Matrix Methods  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Ordinary Differential Equations  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations in Finance  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Multivariate Probability Distributions  1 hour; 1 credit  
 Introduction to Probability  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Introduction to Stochastic Processes  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Mathematics of Statistics  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Computational Methods in Probability  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Graph Theory  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Mathematical Modeling  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Combinatorics  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Theory of Numbers  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Elements of Modern Algebra  3 hours; 3 credits  
 "Finite Fields, Algebraic Curves, and Applications"  3 hours; 3 credits  
 History of Mathematics  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Differential Geometry  3 hours; 3 credits  
 "Algorithms, Computers, and Programming II"  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Methods of Numerical Analysis  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Introduction to Mathematical Logic  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Fundamental Algorithms  4 hours; 3 credits  
 Switching Theory  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Special Topics in Computer Science  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Finite Differences  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Theory of Interest  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Actuarial Mathematics  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Actuarial Mathematics II  4 hours; 4 credits  
 ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics (formerly Risk Theory)  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Introductory Financial Mathematics  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Data Analysis and Simulation for Financial Engineers  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Independent Study I  Hours and credits to be arranged  
 Independent Study II  Hours and credits to be arranged  
 Independent Study III  Hours and credits to be arranged  
 Independent Study IV  Hours and credits to be arranged  
 Independent Study V  Hours and credits to be arranged  
 Advanced Calculus III  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Theory of Functional of Real Variables  3 hours; 3 credits  
 Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Stochastic Calculus for Finance  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Honors in Mathematics I  Hours and credits to be arranged  
 Honors in Mathematics II  Hours and credits to be arranged  
 Honors in Mathematics III  Hours and credits to be arranged 
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