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  • Academics: Mathematics Department
    Year Introductory Courses Major Specializations Capstone Course Independent Research Science Lecture Series Internships Department Scholarship Careers Professional Maritime Studies Course Descriptions Strategic Intelligence Studies Courses Internships Graduate Studies Distinguished Speaker Program Faculty Alphabetical List Browse by Department Engineering Faculty Humanities Faculty Management Faculty Mathematics Faculty Science Faculty Professional Maritime Studies Faculty Library Registrar Academic Support Services Academic Advising Fourth Class Academic Orientation Cadet Academic Advisory Board Cadet Academic Assistance Program Writing and Reading Center HWRC International Council Peer Tutor Program Honors USCGA Scholars Honors Internships National Honor Societies Saratoga Fellowship USCGA Annual Ethics Forum Center for Advanced Studies About Lunchtime Seminar Series Excellence in Scholarship Awards Summer Fellowship Reports Mathematics Department The Department of Mathematics is staffed by civilian and military faculty The focus is on support of the Academy s Shared Learning Outcomes the Operations Research and Computer Analysis ORCA major and the broad technical core curriculum The ORCA major provides graduates with a background in mathematics statistics and computers The primary focus is to enable our cadets to conceptualize and describe reality using the tools of mathematics and statistics develop appropriate models derive solutions using computer technology apply the solutions to specific Coast Guard problems and other applications and to effectively communicate solutions The study of ORCA highlights for cadets the means by which mathematics and computers can be used to analyze complex problems and improve decision making Core courses offered by the Department of Mathematics include Foundations for Calculus Calculus I Calculus II and Probability and Statistics Major courses many of which are used by other majors as well include Multivariable Calculus Differential Equations Probability Theory Mathematical Statistics Linear Regression Computer Modeling Languages Java Discrete Mathematics Linear Algebra and operations research specific courses such as Linear Optimization Network and Nonlinear Optimization Information Systems Probability Models Decision Models

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  • Academics: Operations Research and Computer Analysis
    Environmental Sciences Curriculum by Year Introductory Courses Major Specializations Capstone Course Independent Research Science Lecture Series Internships Department Scholarship Careers Professional Maritime Studies Course Descriptions Strategic Intelligence Studies Courses Internships Graduate Studies Distinguished Speaker Program Faculty Alphabetical List Browse by Department Engineering Faculty Humanities Faculty Management Faculty Mathematics Faculty Science Faculty Professional Maritime Studies Faculty Library Registrar Academic Support Services Academic Advising Fourth Class Academic Orientation Cadet Academic Advisory Board Cadet Academic Assistance Program Writing and Reading Center HWRC International Council Peer Tutor Program Honors USCGA Scholars Honors Internships National Honor Societies Saratoga Fellowship USCGA Annual Ethics Forum Center for Advanced Studies About Lunchtime Seminar Series Excellence in Scholarship Awards Summer Fellowship Reports Operations Research and Computer Analysis Why should I become an ORCA Major The Operations Research and Computer Analysis ORCA major provides graduates with a background in mathematics statistics and computers The primary focus of the ORCA major at the U S Coast Guard Academy is to enable cadets to conceptualize and describe reality using the tools of mathematics and statistics develop appropriate models derive solutions using computer technology apply the solutions to specific Coast Guard and other real world problems and to effectively communicate solutions While the ORCA major emphasizes the practical application of mathematics statistics and computer techniques to real world problems the central thrust of the program continues to be the understanding of mathematical concepts In addition to courses concentrating on the tools of operations research the Department of Mathematics offers numerous other courses covering the fundamentals of mathematical reasoning and analysis Use of the computer as a tool in the analysis of data is essential to the major Our graduates have a strong background in computer programming as well as experience utilizing a number of software packages including Microsoft Access Microsoft Excel Minitab ProModel

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  • Academics: Operations Research and Computer Analysis Curriculum by Year
    Year Capstone Projects Internships Department Scholarship Science Department Marine and Environmental Sciences Curriculum by Year Introductory Courses Major Specializations Capstone Course Independent Research Science Lecture Series Internships Department Scholarship Careers Professional Maritime Studies Course Descriptions Strategic Intelligence Studies Courses Internships Graduate Studies Distinguished Speaker Program Faculty Alphabetical List Browse by Department Engineering Faculty Humanities Faculty Management Faculty Mathematics Faculty Science Faculty Professional Maritime Studies Faculty Library Registrar Academic Support Services Academic Advising Fourth Class Academic Orientation Cadet Academic Advisory Board Cadet Academic Assistance Program Writing and Reading Center HWRC International Council Peer Tutor Program Honors USCGA Scholars Honors Internships National Honor Societies Saratoga Fellowship USCGA Annual Ethics Forum Center for Advanced Studies About Lunchtime Seminar Series Excellence in Scholarship Awards Summer Fellowship Reports Operations Research and Computer Analysis Curriculum by Year FOURTH CLASS YEAR Freshman FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER Fourth Class Experience Statics Engineering Design English Composition Speech Leaders in U S History Calculus I Chemistry I Principles of Fitness Wellness I Swimming I Writing About Literature Calculus II Chemistry II Fundamentals of Navigation Macroeconomic Principles Personal Defense I Physiology of Fitness II Principles of Fitness Wellness II THIRD CLASS YEAR Sophomore FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER American Government Multivariable Calculus Linear Algebra Physics I Organizational Behavior Leadership Professional Rescuer Differential Equations Linear Optimization Discrete Mathematics Physics II Ships Maritime Systems Applications in Navigation Lab Lifetime Sports I Racquetball Lifetime Sports II Golf SECOND CLASS YEAR Junior FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER Moral and Ethical Philosophy Network and Nonlinear Optimization Computer Modeling Languages Probability Theory Maritime Watch Officer Principles of Electronic Communication Systems Criminal Justice Information Systems Mathematical Statistics Probability Models Personal Defense II Lifetime Sports III Tennis FIRST CLASS YEAR Senior FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER Maritime Law Enforcement Linear Regression Decision Models Simulation w Risk Analysis Major Area Free Elective Physical

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  • Academics: Operations Research and Computer Analysis Capstone Projects
    Maritime Studies Course Descriptions Strategic Intelligence Studies Courses Internships Graduate Studies Distinguished Speaker Program Faculty Alphabetical List Browse by Department Engineering Faculty Humanities Faculty Management Faculty Mathematics Faculty Science Faculty Professional Maritime Studies Faculty Library Registrar Academic Support Services Academic Advising Fourth Class Academic Orientation Cadet Academic Advisory Board Cadet Academic Assistance Program Writing and Reading Center HWRC International Council Peer Tutor Program Honors USCGA Scholars Honors Internships National Honor Societies Saratoga Fellowship USCGA Annual Ethics Forum Center for Advanced Studies About Lunchtime Seminar Series Excellence in Scholarship Awards Summer Fellowship Reports Operations Research and Computer Analysis Capstone Projects All cadets majoring in Operations Research and Computer Analysis take a project oriented capstone course during the spring semester of their senior year It is an opportunity for the cadets to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom Cadets can work individually or as part of a team on projects submitted by various Coast Guard units The cadets are required to work with project sponsors to define the problem to be investigated and to use the appropriate statistical operations research and computer techniques to solve the problem These projects continue to benefit the Coast Guard at large by

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  • Academics: Operations Research and Computer Analysis Internships
    Year Capstone Projects Internships Department Scholarship Mathematics Department Operations Research and Computer Analysis Curriculum by Year Capstone Projects Internships Department Scholarship Science Department Marine and Environmental Sciences Curriculum by Year Introductory Courses Major Specializations Capstone Course Independent Research Science Lecture Series Internships Department Scholarship Careers Professional Maritime Studies Course Descriptions Strategic Intelligence Studies Courses Internships Graduate Studies Distinguished Speaker Program Faculty Alphabetical List Browse by Department Engineering Faculty Humanities Faculty Management Faculty Mathematics Faculty Science Faculty Professional Maritime Studies Faculty Library Registrar Academic Support Services Academic Advising Fourth Class Academic Orientation Cadet Academic Advisory Board Cadet Academic Assistance Program Writing and Reading Center HWRC International Council Peer Tutor Program Honors USCGA Scholars Honors Internships National Honor Societies Saratoga Fellowship USCGA Annual Ethics Forum Center for Advanced Studies About Lunchtime Seminar Series Excellence in Scholarship Awards Summer Fellowship Reports Operations Research and Computer Analysis Internships The Department of Mathematics sponsors a Senior Summer Internship Program This program is designed as an opportunity for professional growth for senior cadets who have displayed exceptional abilities both academically and militarily Summer Internship Programs are designed to expand the cadets knowledge of the Operations Research and Computer Analysis ORCA major and their understanding of the

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  • Academics: Mathematics Department Scholarship
    119 126 Conference Presentations Frommer I 2013 Project Based Learning in Sustainability and Operations Research presented at the combined Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference and Spring Meeting of the New Jersey Chapter of the Mathematical Association of America MAA Felician College Lodi NJ McLeod J 2013 Careers Using Mathematics panelist at the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics at the University of Nebraska Jan 2013 Other Publications McLeavey J 2013 Simulation textbook Look While You LEAP A Guide to Discrete Event Simulation Three new sections Validation of a Simulation the Analysis of Variation ANOVA and the use of Promodel Resources were added Eight other sections were revamped which increased the size of the textbook by 100 pages Simulation with Risk Analysis Course USCGA Fall 2013 Chmielecki R 2013 White paper An Assessment of the Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program with Respect to Mathematics Preparation Oct 24 2013 Speaking Engagements McGurer M 2013 Opening remarks for USCGA Cadet Research Symposium 2013 Frommer I 2013 Project based learning in sustainability and operations research Presented in online webinar hosted by ORComplete Apr 24 2013 McLeod J 2013 Presented Complete Chaos is Impossible at the CGA Center for Advanced Studies CAS Lunchtime Scholarship Seminar January 2013 Cadet Projects Adams D Hofschneider F Ressel E and Turner N 2013 HC 144 Fisheries Patrol Pattern Generation An Application of the Prize Collecting Traveling Salesman Problem 2013 Capstone for Department of Mathematics USCGA Faculty advisors Gudbrandsen D Crimmel B and McGurer M Bastinck H Clifton C Kent D and Mack J 2012 2013 Marine Resource Frontier Risk Evaluation Honors Advanced Research Project Advanced Research Project cosponsored by USCG District 17 and DCO X Cadet Research Symposium New London CT Faculty advisors Krystinik K Vlietstra L Mrakovcich K Jackson H and Youngman J Bateson P Carroll C and

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  • Academics: Science Department
    Government Curriculum by Year Department Scholarship Management Department Management Curriculum by Year Capstone Projects Internships Department Scholarship Mathematics Department Operations Research and Computer Analysis Curriculum by Year Capstone Projects Internships Department Scholarship Science Department Marine and Environmental Sciences Curriculum by Year Introductory Courses Major Specializations Capstone Course Independent Research Science Lecture Series Internships Department Scholarship Careers Professional Maritime Studies Course Descriptions Strategic Intelligence Studies Courses Internships Graduate Studies Distinguished Speaker Program Faculty Alphabetical List Browse by Department Engineering Faculty Humanities Faculty Management Faculty Mathematics Faculty Science Faculty Professional Maritime Studies Faculty Library Registrar Academic Support Services Academic Advising Fourth Class Academic Orientation Cadet Academic Advisory Board Cadet Academic Assistance Program Writing and Reading Center HWRC International Council Peer Tutor Program Honors USCGA Scholars Honors Internships National Honor Societies Saratoga Fellowship USCGA Annual Ethics Forum Center for Advanced Studies About Lunchtime Seminar Series Excellence in Scholarship Awards Summer Fellowship Reports Science Department The Science Department consists of three sections and offers a major in Marine and Environmental Sciences Chemistry Marine Science Physics In both introductory and advanced courses faculty and cadets are involved in a wide range of projects that deal with interesting and important environmental issues Some examples are studies

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  • Academics: Marine and Environmental Sciences
    Capstone Projects Internships Department Scholarship Science Department Marine and Environmental Sciences Curriculum by Year Introductory Courses Major Specializations Capstone Course Independent Research Science Lecture Series Internships Department Scholarship Careers Professional Maritime Studies Course Descriptions Strategic Intelligence Studies Courses Internships Graduate Studies Distinguished Speaker Program Faculty Alphabetical List Browse by Department Engineering Faculty Humanities Faculty Management Faculty Mathematics Faculty Science Faculty Professional Maritime Studies Faculty Library Registrar Academic Support Services Academic Advising Fourth Class Academic Orientation Cadet Academic Advisory Board Cadet Academic Assistance Program Writing and Reading Center HWRC International Council Peer Tutor Program Honors USCGA Scholars Honors Internships National Honor Societies Saratoga Fellowship USCGA Annual Ethics Forum Center for Advanced Studies About Lunchtime Seminar Series Excellence in Scholarship Awards Summer Fellowship Reports SOCIAL MEDIA U S Coast Guard Academy Department of Science USCGA Department of Science Facebook Page U S Coast Guard Academy Scuba USCGA Scuba Facebook Page Marine and Environmental Sciences The Marine and Environmental Sciences MES major stresses understanding of the complex relationships between humans and the land oceans and atmosphere Importantly this program is not simply marine biology Rather MES provides a technical multi disciplinary education closely aligned with Coast Guard missions by integrating oceanography chemistry biology

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