Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2019-25
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Lili Wang, Chair
Date of First Reading: November 26, 2018
Date of Second Reading: January 28, 2019
Title of Motion: Request from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences – for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate – Mathematical Concepts of Engineering
Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.
Rationale: The study of mathematics provides a solid foundation for engineering. By focusing on mathematical concepts of engineering, students will enhance their degree by utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to engineering with an emphasis on Linear Algebra, Probability, and Statistical applications. The certificate in Mathematical Concepts of Engineering is ideal for those looking to expand their knowledge of engineering or to pursue graduate studies in engineering fields.