L24 Math 450 Topics in Applied Mathematics

Topic may vary with each offering of the course. Prerequisites: CSE 131 (or 200) and Math 449, or permission of the instructor.

Credit 3 units. A&S: NS A&S IQ: NSM Art: NSM

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Mathematics has always held a central position in the liberal arts, and over time it has also come to play an important role in more and more aspects of our lives. Mathematical analysis and modeling are involved in many areas, far beyond the traditional association of mathematics with the physical sciences and engineering. This fact is reflected in the diversity of the students who study at least some mathematics during their time at Washington University — students who recognize the importance of quantitative skills in a world that becomes more and more technological.