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  • Mathematics-Business Major | Whittier College
    Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Mathematics Business Major Mathematics Business Major On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The interdisciplinary program involving mathematics and business administration provides a strong background of concepts and techniques in the field of quantitative management It prepares the student for a variety of positions in banking insurance manufacturing transportation and other industries Such positions are frequently in staff areas involving the application of quantitative methods to decision making situations for example sales forecasting demographic analysis personnel planning financial control and operational analysis This program also prepares the student for pursuing post graduate work in the field of applied mathematics and operations research This interdisciplinary program is offered as a major only there is no mathematics business minor offered at this time Students should begin the calculus sequence as early as possible in their college career and should consult with their faculty advisor in selecting courses from the elective and recommended categories I Mathematics Calculus and Analytic Geometry MATH 141A or 139AB 141B and 241 12 15 credits Abstract Thinking MATH 280 3 credits Probability and Statistics MATH 315 3 credits Numerical Analysis MATH 350 3 credits Mathematical Modeling MATH 354 3 credits Linear Algebra MATH 380 3 credits II One of the following Programming I COSC 120 3 credits Programming II COSC 220 3 credits III Business Administration and Economics Principles of Economics Macroeconomics ECON 200 3 credits Principles of Accounting I II BSAD 201 202

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  • Scientific Computing Minor | Whittier College
    Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Scientific Computing Minor Scientific Computing Minor On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Computers are now employed throughout our society to perform a very wide variety of tasks All branches of science and engineering use computing technology extensively Sophisticated laboratory apparatus is nearly always computer controlled Computers are used to collect store and analyze large amounts of data quickly to simulate natural systems and to control industrial processes among other tasks The Scientific Computing Program at Whittier College is designed to help prepare students majoring in one of the sciences for advanced computing work in their own fields and for work in the computer industry The minor begins with computer programming and interfacing of computers to apparatus at the introductory level and then continues with a range of advanced courses that allow students to focus on particular topics in scientific computing and or broaden their computing skills Most students will complete a research project with a significant computing component as part of the minor To be awarded a minor in scientific computing students must complete six 6 credits of required core courses and twelve 12 credits from the list of optional courses for a total of at least 18 credits At least six credits of the 18 must be at the 300 level or higher Core Courses COSC 120 Programming I 3 credits PHYS 205 Intro Electronics Computer Interfacing 3 credits Optional Courses COSC 220 Programming II 3 credits MATH 220 Discrete Mathematics 3 credits PHYS 250

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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Preview of Courses Preview of Courses On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The following are courses that have been offered or are usually offered by the Department of Mathematics For a comprehensive list of courses please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog INTD 234 Numb3rs in W4r Espion4ge The Mathematics and Politics of Military Code Breaking This course explores mathematical methods in military cryptography and places special emphasis on the political context the organizational environment and the war time consequences of breaking some of these military codes Students will study and attempt to crack codes used by the military and governments through WWII study modern computational cryptosystems and explore current issues in satellite internet security and communication Lessons might include mathematical lectures problem sets class discussions of readings and viewings code breaking exercises guest lecturers written responses and major expository papers Prerequisite MATH 085 or COSC 120 200 Level PLSC course or Instructor Permission MATH 280 Abstract Thinking Designed to bridge the gap between lower and upper division mathematics courses Deals with sets applications of logic propositional and predicate calculus techniques of mathematical proofs relations functions number systems mathematical induction algebraic structures Prerequisite 141A B MATH 354 Mathematical Modeling Formulation and

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  • Clubs & Organizations | Whittier College
    Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Clubs Organizations Clubs Organizations On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Mathematics offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth and more importantly connect students to peers who want to have fun and build upon their passions Math Club The Math Club was established to provide a network of acquaintances for those involved in or interested in mathematics to advance the interests of the members in the areas of mathematics and to provide assistance to the Whittier College community in said areas The Math Club sponsors most of the activities for

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Facilities Facilities On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Mathematics has used technology in its teaching of the subject since 1989 beginning with the use of Maple for calculus Currently a number of mathematics courses offered in

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  • Resources & Links | Whittier College
    Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Resources Links Resources Links On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Mathematics has compiled the following resources which you may find useful for your studies Course Dependency Acyclic Digraph For planning and advising purposes when considering which mathematics course to take the department has prepared this chart to help you navigate your options Course Resources MATH 74 76 Transition to College Mathematics College Algebra Tyler Wallace Beginning and Intermediate Algebra http www saylor org site wp content uploads 2011 12 SAYLOR MA001 TEXT pdf MATH 085 Precalculus David Lippman and Melonie Rasmussen Precalculus An Investigation of Functions http www opentextbookstore com precalc MATH 141A B Calculus I II Guichard et al Calculus http www whitman edu mathematics calculus Massey Worldwide Differential Calculus Massey Worldwide Integral Calculus http www centerofmathematics com wwcomstore index php Jeff Knisley and Kevin Shirley Calculus A Modern Approach http faculty etsu edu knisleyj calculus home htm Hoffman Contemporary Calculus

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  • AP Credit/Math Placement | Whittier College
    Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math AP Credit Math Placement AP Credit Math Placement On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments Entering students who have passed Advanced Placement Tests with a score of four or five will receive credit toward graduation if the tests are in subject areas taught at Whittier and the academic department approves Incoming students who have earned a 4 or 5 on the Calculus AB Advanced Placement Exam will be given credit for MATH 141A 4 credits and those who earn a 4 or 5 on the Calculus BC exam will be given credit for MATH 141A 4 credits and MATH 141B 4 credits Placement Exam All new students except those with AP calculus scores of 4 or higher must take the Mathematics Placement Examination to determine their mathematical preparation for placement in Whittier College mathematics courses Typically incoming freshmen will take this placement exam on line

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  • Research & Fieldwork | Whittier College
    3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Research Fieldwork Research Fieldwork On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments At Whittier College our student body works in close active collaboration with professors who are leaders in their fields Together this team of learners conducts research projects that push the boundaries of knowledge and inquiry For example select students support faculty members with their professional academic investigations At other times it is the faculty which assists the efforts of students in pursuing groundbreaking new research As a result of these experiences and with confidence in their own abilities Whittier students regularly go on to participate in conferences such as the Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research and other academic conclaves across the nation Students further interact with faculty members in programs that are part of the College s Centers of Distinction and take place at Garrett and Hartley Faculty Masters Houses on campus residences where professors live for a multi year term and coordinate and host an array of educational and social activities While students at large universities struggle merely to gain face time with professors here at Whittier students interact with the faculty personally and on a daily basis Academics in Action SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENT Whittier College Awards Grants to Promote Science and Math Education It is a truism that research opportunities in science and math at the undergraduate level have the power to highly motivate students and open doors to future career paths Simply take a look at the experience of a few of our recent graduates Having made the decision to pursue a

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