Requirements for Math and Computer Science

A major in Mathematics requires at least 11 courses: Mathematics 141, 142, 231, 242, 252, 431, 441, two electives at the 200-level or above, and two additional electives at the 300-level or above. One elective may be Computer Science 261.

Mathematics major

A major in Computer Science requires at least 11 courses: Computer Science 261, 262, 361, 362, 461, and 480; Mathematics 141 and 262; and three additional courses, at least two of which must be Computer Science courses at the 200-level or above. A student may use either Computer Science 161 or Physics 103 for the third course.

Computer Science major

A major in Applied Mathematics requires at least 10 courses: Mathematics 141, 142, 222, 231, 242, 421, Computer Science 261, and three electives from among Mathematics 243, 252, 262, 331, 334, 342, 343, 345, 422, 431, 432, 441, 444, 448, and Computer Science 262. At least one elective must be at the 400-level.


Applied Mathematics major

The department recommends that students who intend to teach mathematics complete a major in Mathematics.

 

The requirements for a minor in Mathematics are 19 credit hours from the following courses: Math 141 (Calculus I), Math 142 (Calculus II), Math 231 (Linear Algebra), Math 242 (Calculus III), and one additional course in Mathematics at the 300-level or above (3 credit hours).

The requirements for a minor in Computer Science are 17 credit hours from the following courses: Computer Science 261 (4 credit hours), Computer Science 262 (4 credit hours), Computer Science 361 (3 credit hours), and two electives in Computer Science, at least one at the 300 level (3 credit hours each).

updated 7-13-2012