Mathematics-Computer Science Major — B.S.

This program is designed for students whose educational or career objectives combine mathematics and computer science. It provides the opportunity for and recognition of serious concentration in both fields and prepares students for graduate study or career placement in either field.

Policy on prerequisites: A grade of C- or better is required for a course in mathematics to fulfill a prerequisite for another mathematics course. A student must receive the permission of the mathematics department to take a mathematics course that is a prerequisite for a mathematics course for which he or she has previously received credit.

Summary

Mathematics-Computer Scence B.S. Major Requirements56-61
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 128-41
Electives12-36
Total Credits120
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 See Integrative Core Curriculum requirements, with information about the H&S CLA requirement.

Degree Requirements 

An overall average of C (2.00) or above is required in mathematics and computer science courses being used to fulfill the minimum course requirements for the major. No more than one passing grade below C- in those courses may be used.

REQUIRED MATHEMATICS COURSES
MATH 11100Calculus I4
MATH 11200Calculus II4
MATH 18500Math Experimentation3
MATH 21600Statistical Analysis3
MATH 23100Linear Algebra3
MATH 27000Mathematical Reasoning with Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 29100World of Mathematics1
MATH xxxxxMATH electives chosen from MATH 21100 and mathematics courses at level 3 or level 4 (excluding MATH 39100)6-8
REQUIRED COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSES
COMP 17100Principles of Computing Science I4
COMP 21000Introduction to Computer Organization and Systems4
COMP 22000Introduction to Data Structures4
COMP 31100Algorithms and Data Structures4
COMP xxxxxThree additional computer science electives at level 2 or above (excluding COMP 20500), at least one of which must be level 3 or higher10-12
SENIOR PROJECT OR CAPSTONE
Select one of the following:3-4
Senior Project
Capstone in Mathematics I
and Capstone in Mathematics II
Total Credits56-61