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Degree Requirements

Majors and Minors in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

 

Descriptions of each of these courses can be found in the Mathematics
or Computer Science sections of the Course Catalog.

 

Major in Mathematics:
29 credits (9 courses and CSC 113 and MATH/CSC 390), including 16 (5 courses and MATH/CSC 390) at the 300-400 level and including:
CSC 113 Math Worksheet Software (1 credit)
MATH 221 Calculus III
MATH 340 Abstract Algebra (prerequisite: MATH 329)
MATH 411 Real Analysis (prerequisite: MATH 329)
MATH/CSC 390 Seminar in Math/Computer Science Lit (1 credit)
Recommended supporting course: PHIL 310 Modern Formal Logic

Major in Computer Science:
36 credits (12 courses) including
CSC 211-212 Introduction to Computer Science I and II
CSC 285 Software Development
CSC 330 Computer Architecture
CSC 370 Data Structures and Algorithms
MATH 219-220 Calculus I and II
MATH 230 Discrete Mathematics
COMP 490 Senior Capstone
and 2 of
CSC 310 Database Management Systems
CSC 332 Operating Systems
CSC 335 Computer Networks
CSC 380 Programming Language Principles
and 1 of
MATH 315 Probability and Statistics I
MATH 329 Linear Algebra
MATH 343 Numerical Analysis

Minor in Mathematics:
18 credits including 6 (2 courses) at the 300-400 level and
including MATH 329 Linear Algebra (prerequisites: MATH 220, 230)

Minor in Computer Science:
18 credits including
CSC 211-212 Introduction to Computer Science I and II
CSC 285 Software Development
CSC 330 Computer Architecture
CSC 370 Data Structures and Algorithms
MATH 230 Discrete Mathematics
Elective Courses in Computer Science:
CSC 121 Explorations in Computing (not after CSC 212)
CSC 215 Web Programming
CSC 270 Ada Programming

Each of the 300-400 level courses, as well as MATH 221 and 230 and CSC 285 is offered during only one term of the year.

Fall-only courses: MATH 230, MATH 340, CSC 285, CSC 370

Winter-only courses: MATH 315, MATH 338, MATH 411, CSC 330, CSC 310/CSC 380

Spring-only courses: MATH 221, MATH 316/MATH 343, MATH 329, MATH 350, MATH 390, CSC 490, MATH 430/MATH 450, CSC 332/CSC 335

A typical 3-year sequence for the major might be (not all courses shown are required):

Computer Science Major

       Fall        Winter              Spring       
First Year MATH 219 MATH 220, CSC 211 CSC 212
Second Year MATH 230, CSC 285 CSC 330, MATH 315 CSC 332/CSC 335, MATH 329
Third Year CSC 370 CSC 310/CSC 380 MATH 316/MATH 343, CSC 490

Mathematics Major

       Fall        Winter        Spring       
First Year MATH 219 or 220 MATH 220 or CSC 113 MATH 221
Second Year MATH 230 MATH 338, MATH 315 MATH 329, MATH 316/MATH 343
Third Year MATH 340 MATH 411 MATH 430/MATH 450, MATH 390