The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Computer Science & Mathematics

M.S. in Applied and Computational Mathematics

The Lebanese American University offers a Masters program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. This research-oriented program is the first of its kind in Lebanon and the region; it presents a unique opportunity for students to conduct high quality research on problems of significant impact in applied sciences. Applied mathematics encompasses few of the most diverse and interdisciplinary research in sciences and engineering. Faculty and students of the program are in a position to cooperate with researchers from other Schools on projects that are interdisciplinary in nature.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the MS in Applied and Computational Mathematics program should hold a BS degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, or other related fields. Non-Math majors may have to take some undergraduate Mathematics remedial courses in order to join the MS program. The remedial courses are prescribed on a case-by-case basis, however a minimal knowledge in Real, Differential, and Functional analysis is expected.


I. Core requirements (6 credits)

II. ACM799 (Thesis): 6 credits

III. Elective ACM Courses: 18 credits

Number Course Cr
ACM701 Measure Theory and Functional Analysis 3
ACM702 Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations 3
ACM711 Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations 3
ACM712 Finite Element Methods 3
ACM713 Numerical Linear Algebra 3
ACM714 Parallel Programming 3
ACM715 Mathematical Biology 3
ACM721 Nonsmooth Analysis and Applications 3
ACM722 Nonsmooth Optimal Control 3
ACM723 Calculus of Variations 3
ACM724 Linear Programming 3
ACM725 Non-Linear Programming 3
ACM726 Integer Programming 3
ACM727 Mathematical Methods for Applied Economics 3
ACM798 Advanced Topics in Applied and Computational Mathematics 3     


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