The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications. (CIP Code #27)
Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Applied Mathematics; Algebra; Geometry; Statistics; Financial Mathematics.
Prominent figures related to this curriculum:
Carl Friedrich Gauss by Anders Sandberg

Karl Pearson (18571936)
Established the discipline of mathematic statistics
Frank Yates (19021994)
Notable pioneer of early 20th century statistics
Carl Friedrich Gauss (17771855)
German mathematician significantly contributed to many fields

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

Statistics.
Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 27.0501 27.0599.

Computational Mathematics.
(NEW) A program that focuses on the application of mathematics to the theory, architecture, and design of computers, computational techniques, and algorithms. Includes instruction in computer theory, cybernetics, numerical analysis, algorithm development, binary structures, combinatorics, advanced statistics, and related topics.

Applied Mathematics.
A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reactiondiffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

Operations Research.
(Moved, Report under 14.3701)

Applied Mathematics, Other.
Any instructional program in applied mathematics not listed above.

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.
Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

Mathematics.
Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 27.0101  27.0199.

Mathematics, General.
A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

Algebra and Number Theory.
(NEW) A program that focuses on the expression of quantities and their relationships by means of symbols, vectors, matrices, and equations, and the properties of integers. Includes instruction in algebraic structures, quadratic and automorphic forms, combinatorics, linear algebra, and algebraic geometry.

Analysis and Functional Analysis.
(NEW) A program that focuses on the properties and behavior of equations, multivariate solutions, functions, and dynamic systems. Includes instruction in differential equations, variation, approximations, complex variables, integrals, harmonic analysis and wavelet theory, dynamic systems, and applications to mathematical physics.