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Internship
INTERNSHIP
CLASS CODE: MATH 498R CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: MATHEMATICS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Practical experience working in a math intensive industry.
DESCRIPTION: This course is intended to give applied math majors experience working in a math intensive industry. Students will work for private industry or government in a temporary position that requires them to apply some of the mathematics they have learned and/or to learn new mathematics.
TOPICS: Will vary depending on the type of work the employer requires of the student.
OBJECTIVES: Students will become acquainted with how mathematics is used in private industry or government and experience working as a professional mathematician. They will establish relationships with professionals in math related fields that will aid them in finding employment after graduation.
REQUIREMENTS: A final written report, detailing the work experience and knowledge gained. Possibly, some readings will be assigned. Also, an oral report to students and faculty may be required.
PREREQUISITES: Approval of the department internship coordinator.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003