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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Problem solving, analytical reasoning and technical communication, skills that allow cadets to tackle the complex operational, managerial and technical problems that routinely challenge Air Force officers.

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences is the largest academic department at the United States Air Force Academy. Our programs offer a broad yet focused education in problem solving, analytical reasoning and technical communication, skills that will allow cadets to tackle the complex operational, managerial and technical problems that routinely challenge Air Force officers.

Cadets in our programs historically perform well in areas such as operations research, physics, engineering, business administration, economics, computer science, law, medicine, meteorology, and, of course, mathematics and applied mathematics.

PLACEMENT EXAMS

Information concerning our mathematics placement process and the importance of taking the practice self-diagnostic exam can be found in the appointee welcome letter that was sent to you.

DFMS Placement Letter

Algebra and Trigonometry Self-Diagnostic Exam

Algebra and Trigonometry Self-Diagnostic Exam Solutions

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January 17, 2017

Senior Faculty Members Recognized as Permanent Professors

By John Van Winkle, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / Published January 17, 2017. U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- The Air Force Academy recognized four new permanent professors at a Jan. 6 investiture ceremony in Arnold Hall. They are Col. John Cinnamon, head of the Aeronautics Department; Col. Scott Williams, head of the Mathematical Sciences Department; Col. Steven Hasstedt, head of the Biology Department; and Col. Mark Anarumo, director of the Center for Character and Leadership Development. “Today’s ceremony underscores the responsibility that comes with this position,” said Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson. “It is a formal...

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