Mathematical Sciences

What is Mathematical Sciences?
 The study of mathematics offers students access to virtually all disciplines of a liberal arts education. The study of the mathematical sciences combines the aesthetics of the applied arts with the practicality of science and technology. Students with a lively aesthetic sense will find mathematics to be a subject of austere yet compelling beauty whose scope is limited only by their imagination and ingenuity. Students interested in the natural and physical world will find mathematics to be an essential tool in the biological and physical sciences. Students drawn to the social and behavioral sciences will find mathematics to be an integral part of research in disciplines such as sociology and psychology. Students who are considering the business, law, or medical professions will find that mathematics teaches them to think.

At UCSB, the Department of Mathematics offers a degree in Mathematical Sciences for students interested computational aspects of mathematics, systems analysis, and decisional sciences. The Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences an applied mathematics degree intended for students interested in computational aspects of mathematics, systems analysis, decision sciences, physical sciences, and operations research. It is suitable as preparation for advanced training in applied mathematics, management science, business administration, or operations research. 

 

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