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Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics and Statistics is needed by all organizations.

Due to the growing relevance of technology, big data, and economic efficiency, expert numerical analysts are increasingly in demand.

While obtaining a degree in Applied Mathematics you will become a master of analysis and problem-solving, honing your quantitative skills. You can go beyond classroom learning and gain valuable experience through research opportunities and guaranteed internships.

Concentrations

Students choose the concentration that provides the opportunity for the most hands-on experience while they explore and apply the theoretical underpinnings of the discipline.

Top Reasons to choose Applied Mathematics and Statistics at florida southern college

Collaborative Research

Our mathematics instructors specialize in a broad range of areas and topics. You can go beyond classroom learning and engage in research with faculty. Develop your professional credentials by presenting your collaborative research findings at regional, national and international conferences.

Learning Community

All of our first-year students begin by developing a camaraderie with other math majors through their learning communities. Learning communities are designed to help students persist in their studies and are focused on problem-based, integrative, and collaborative learning.

Modern Computer Laboratories

We have up-to-date computer laboratories that enable students to learn and practice skills required for the pursuit of a modern liberal arts education within our technologically oriented society.

The low student to faculty ratio at Florida Southern College allows students easy access to faculty expertise. This encourages students to do an independent study with professors on a topic of the student’s choice to fit their educational needs and goals.

— Hannah Wilberding

Meet our Mocs

Ansleigh Russell

I’m an Applied Mathematics major because I get to learn how math is in everything! Nothing is untouched by any form of math, and we see it in logical perfection

Anthony Stefan

Anthony believes his interest to pursue graduate school became a reality because of the support from the FSC mathematics department. The dynamic courses offered at FSC (graph theory, abstract algebra), the faculty encouraged him to participate in SCUDEM IV as an undergrad, and FSC giving students the option of doing an undergraduate senior research project in any field of math, are what sparked an interest in becoming a research oriented mathematician.

Andrea Morris

I love being a math major because it has taught me the art of problem solving, which I can apply to all aspects of my life.

Santino Miozzi

Intertwining so many different fields…felt like giving meaning to all of the classes that I’ve taken. The goal wasn’t just to get a grade but to accomplish something in the real world…while also exploring a new research opportunity!

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It All Adds Up!

In MAT 4442 Probability and Statistics, you’ll study concepts like random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, sampling estimation, and confidence intervals.

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Save Time with a 4+1 MBA

At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.

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Featured Applied Mathematics Faculty

Dr. Susan Serrano
- Mathematics Department Chair

I have found that teaching is more than just presenting lectures to students. It is also building rapport with students and demonstrating a belief in their ability to succeed. I believe in teaching students to develop their computational and analytic skills. The students need to be actively engaged in the learning process.

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Participating in a differential Equations Modeling Challenge
SCUDEM hosted by SIMIODE

The challenge is comprised of students in teams of three choosing a problem to model. Each team has a few weeks to develop a model and analyze it. At the end of the time, all the teams present their solutions for other teams to see. This type of event is a great way to meet students from other schools, and to see how other students thought about the same problem. FSC has been participating in SCUDEM since 2019. The teams that completed the challenge in 2019 and in 2020 both published their model summaries as experiential articles.

  • “Using Differential Equations to Model Predator-Prey Relations as Part of SCUDEM Modeling Challenge”

    Students: Nathan Hallmark, Zachary Fralish, Jonathan Marshal

    Accepted for publication in the Int. Electronic Journal of Math. Education (Jan., 2021)

  • “Using Differential Equations to Model Predator-Prey Relations as Part of SCUDEM Modeling Challenge”

    Students: Anthony Stefan, Zachary Fralish, Bernard Tyson III

    Accepted for publication in Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Math Journal (Aug, 2019)

Clubs and More

The mathematics department sponsors a chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a mathematics honor society, and has the Math Club, a mathematical interest club.

The math club at FSC aims to host several events each semester for majors and students interested in math can hang out and study together. Some of the activities the math club has hosted are a final review with pizza, coffee and donuts at the beginning of the semester, and game night and ice cream social.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BA
  • BS

First-Years

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Applied Mathematics and Statistics Program Contact

Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

Dr. Daniel Jelsovsky

Associate Professor of Mathematics
863.680.3748

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