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Math Program PrerequisitesAs a preliminary requirement, students must complete the calculus prerequisite, which may be achieved by any one of the six options.  
Option 1:  8 credits  
Calculus AP Exam (BC) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as Calculus II)  4 credits  
And one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credit  
or  
Option 2:  12 credits  
Calculus AP Exam (AB) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as Calculus I)  4 credits  
and  
Calculus I  4 credits  
And one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 3:  12 credits  
Calculus I  4 credits  
and  
Calculus II  4 credits  
And one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  4 credits  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  
or  
Option 4:  1213 credits  
Applied Calculus  3 credits  
or  
Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
And the following two courses:  
Integral Calculus  4 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
or  
Option 5:  1213 credits  
or  Applied Calculus  3 credits  
or  
Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
and  
Integral Calculus  4 credits  
and  
Infinite Series  1 credit  
And one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 6:  10 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I  5 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
* MTH 3050 is not open to students who completed MTH 3020, MTH 3030, MTH 3035, or their equivalent.  
Required CoursesAll students must take the following three courses:  
Algorithms, Computers and Programming I  3 credits  
Mathematical Analysis I (formerly Advanced Calculus)  3 credits  
Linear Algebra and Matrix Methods  3 credits  
ElectivesStudents must complete at least 15 elective credits from the following group of courses:  
Bridge to Higher Mathematics  3 credits  
Proof Writing for Mathematical Analysis  1 credit  
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 effective spring 2019 course title changes to: Mathematics of Data Analysis  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  
Introduction to Modern Geometry  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  
Actuarial Mathematics I  4 credits  
Actuarial Mathematics II  4 credits  
Mathematics of Inferential Statistics  4 credits  
ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics  4 credits  
ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics II  4 credits  
 Introductory Financial Mathematics  4 credits  
Data Analysis and Simulation for Financial Engineers  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. ** Students may use the combination of and in the place of as elective credit toward the major. MTH 4119 must be completed as an independent study (please consult the Department of Mathematics). 
Fall 2018  Actuarial Science (See below for changes to the Major that will take place in spring 2019.)
The field of actuarial science applies mathematical principles and techniques to problems in the insurance industry. Progress in the field is generally based upon completion of examination given by the Society of Actuaries. The Baruch College major is designed to prepare students to pass the P, FM, MFE, MLC, and C exams offered by the Society of Actuaries. Classes are offered that fulfill current VEE (Validation by Educational Experience) requirements in economics, finance, and statistics. Students interested in this highly structured program are urged to meet with an advisor in the Department of Mathematics as early as possible for assistance in formulating an appropriate course of study.
Math Program PrerequisitesBased on placement follow one of the following preliminary calculus options below:  
Option 1:  8 credits  
 Calculus AP Exam (BC) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as MTH 3010 Calculus II)  4 credits  
And one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 2:  12 credits  
 Calculus AP Exam (AB) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as MTH 2610 Calculus I)  4 credits  
and  
Calculus II  4 credits  
and one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 3:  12 credits  
Calculus I  4 credits  
and  
Calculus II  4 credits  
and one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  
or  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 4:  1213 credits  
/  Applied Calculus  3 credits  
or  
Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
and the following two courses:  
Integral Calculus  4 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
or  
Option 5:  1213 credits  
/  Applied Calculus  3 credits  
or  
Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
and  
Integral Calculus  4 credits  
and  
Infinite Series  1 credit  
and one of the following courses:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 6:  10 credits  
Integral Calculus  5 credits  
Infinite Series  5 credits  
* MTH 3050 is not open to students who have completed MTH 3020, MTH 3030, MTH 3035, or their equivalents.  
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 have completed MTH 4120 Introduction to Probability or both MTH 3120 and MTH 4119, may have the following FIN 3000 prerequisites waived: BUS 1000/1011; CIS 2200; and STA 2000. Please consult the Weissman Associate Dean's Office (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 cannot enroll in MTH 4120. They must satisfy the probability requirement by registering for as an independent study (please consult the Department of Mathematics).  
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 effective spring 2019 course title changes to: Mathematics of Data Analysis  4 credits  
 Computational Methods in Probability  3 credits  
 Actuarial Mathematics I  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. Intermediate MacroEconomics 
Effective Spring 2019  Actuarial Science
The field of actuarial science applies mathematical principles and techniques to problems in the insurance industry. Progress in the field is generally based upon completion of examination given by the Society of Actuaries. The Baruch College major is designed to prepare students to pass the P, FM, IFM (formerly MFE), LTAM (formerly MLC), and STAM (formerly C) exams offered by the Society of Actuaries. Classes are offered which fulfill current VEE (Validation by Educational Experience) requirements in economics, finance, and statistics. Students interested in this highly structured program are urged to meet with an advisor in the Department of Mathematics as early as possible for assistance in formulating an appropriate course of study.
Math Program PrerequisitesBased on placement, follow one of the following preliminary calculus options below:  
Option 1: 
 8 credits 
 Calculus AP Exam (BC) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as Calculus II)  4 credits 
And one of the following: 
 
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or 


MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 2: 
 12 credits 
 Calculus AP Exam (AB) with a score of 4 or 5 (transfers to Baruch as Calculus I)  4 credits 
and 


Calculus II  4 credits  
And one of the following: 
 
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or 


MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 3: 
 12 credits 
Calculus I  4 credits  
and 


Calculus II  4 credits  
And one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
or 


MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 4: 
 1213 credits 
/  Applied Calculus
 3 credits 
or 


Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  4 credits  
And the following two courses:  
Integral Calculus  4 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
or  
Option 5: 
 1213 credits 
/ or  Applied Calculus
Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications  3 credits
4 credits 
And 


and  Integral Calculus
Infinite Series  4 credits
1 credit 
Plus one of the following:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
MultiVariable and Vector Calculus *  4 credits  
or  
Option 6: 
 10 credits 
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I  5 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
NOTE: * is not open to students who completed , , , or their equivalents.  
Business Program Prerequisites  
Principles of Accounting  3 credits  



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 I **  3 credits  
Principles of Finance  3 credits  
Corporate Finance  3 credits  
 
NOTES: ** Students who have completed or both and , may have the following prerequisites waived: / ; ; and . Please consult the Weissman Associate Dean’s Office (WSAS.AssocDean@baruch.cuny.edu; 6463123890; Vertical Campus, room 8265) to request registration permission.  
 
Required Courses  
Algorithms, Computers, and Programming I  3 credits  
Introduction to Probability ***  4 credits  
Theory of Interest  4 credits  
 
Students must also complete three of the following five courses:  
Actuarial Mathematics I  4 credits  
Actuarial Mathematics II  4 credits  
ShortTerm Mathematics  4 credits  
ShortTerm Mathematics II  4 credits  
Introductory Financial Mathematics  4 credits  
*** Students who have completed cannot enroll in . They must satisfy the probability requirement by registering for as an independent study (please consult the Department of Mathematics).  
 
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 Data Analysis (formerly Mathematics of Statistics)  4 credits  
Computational Methods in Probability  3 credits  
Actuarial Mathematics I  4 credits  
Actuarial Mathematics II  4 credits  
Mathematics of Inferential Statistics  4 credits  
ShortTerm Mathematics  4 credits  
ShortTerm Mathematics II  4 credits  
Introductory Financial Mathematics  4 credits  
Data Analysis and Simulation for Financial Engineers  4 credits  
Stochastic Calculus for Finance  4 credits  



The following courses are recommended, but not required. They are not applicable toward the major.  
 Intermediate MicroEconomics  3 credits 
Intermediate MacroEconomics  3 credits 
This major is first and foremost a course of study in mathematics, with a focus on the computational tools and techniques needed to thrive in the financial engineering industry. In today’s specialized world, a sophisticated level of mathematical understanding is an essential competitive edge. As this program includes courses in Economics and Finance, students who would usually not consider a traditional mathematics major will find this program especially attractive. Interested students are urged to contact the Department of Mathematics as early as possible. The student will be assigned an advisor who will aid in formulating an appropriate course of study.
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 and )  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 not required to complete the following FIN 3000 course prerequisites: BUS 1000/1011; CIS 2200; and STA 2000. Please consult the Weissman Associate Dean's Office (WSAS.AssocDean@baruch.cuny.edu; 6463123890; VC 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 effective spring 2019 course title changes to: Mathematics of Data Analysis  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 cannot enroll in MTH 4120. They must satisfy the probability requirement by registering for as an independent study (please consult the Department of Mathematics). 
Required Course All students must take one of the following courses:  
Integral Calculus  4 credits  
Calculus II  4 credits  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
Multivariable and Vector Calculus  4 credits  
Electives Students must take any two other courses from the following list, with at least one of the courses being a 4000level or higher capstone course:  
Intermediate Calculus  4 credits  
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II  5 credits  
Multivariable and Vector Calculus  4 credits  
Elementary Probability  3 credits  
Algorithms, Computers and Programming I  3 credits  
Bridge to Higher Mathematics  3 credits  
Mathematical Analysis I (formerly Advanced Calculus)  3 credits  
Advanced Calculus II  3 credits  
Topology  3 credits  
Linear Algebra and Matrix Methods  3 credits  
Ordinary Differential Equations  3 credits  
Numerical Methods for Differential Equations in Finance  4 credit  
Introduction to Probability  4 credits  
Introduction to Stochastic Process  4 credits  
Mathematics of Statistics effective spring 2019 course title changes to: Mathematics of Data Analysis  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  
 Introduction to Modern Geometry  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  
Actuarial Mathematics I  4 credits  
Actuarial Mathematics II  4 credits  
Mathematics of Inferential Statistics  4 credits  
ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics  4 credits  
ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics II  4 credits  
Introductory Financial Mathematics  4 credits  
Data Analysis and Simulation for Financial Engineers  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. 
Effective fall 2018, the prerequisites for MTH 2205 and MTH 2207 are as follows:
Applied Calculus Prerequisite: MTH 2003 or MTH 2009 with a grade of C or better.
Intermediate and College Algebra  4.5 hours; 2 credits  
 College Algebra  4 hours; 2 credits  
 Precalculus and Elements of Calculus  4 hours; 3 credits  
Precalculus  4.5 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 effective spring 2019 course title changes to: Actuarial Seminar: R for Actuaries  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 Mathematical Analysis (formerly Proof Writing for Advanced Calculus)  1 hour; 1 credit  
 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 effective spring 2019 course title changes to: Mathematics of Data Analysis  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 I  4 hours; 4 credits  
 Actuarial Mathematics II  4 hours; 4 credits  
Mathematics of Inferential Statistics  4 hours; 4 credits  
 ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics (formerly Risk Theory)  4 hours; 4 credits  
ShortTerm Insurance Mathematics II  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 