Mathematical and Computer Sciences Major

Major in Mathematical and Computer Sciences – 45 credits
Courses are 3 credits unless indicated.
Required in the Major:

  • MATH-251: Calculus and Linear Algebra (WOK: Problem Solving)
  • MATH-252: Calculus and Modern Analysis III
  • MATH-261: Discrete Methods in Mathematics
  • MATH-262: Probability and Statistics
  • MATH-305: Abstract Algebra I
  • MATH-497: Modern Mathematical Theory I (Writing Intensive)
  • MATH-498: Senior Seminar/Modern Mathematical Theory II
  • One additional course (3 credits) chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester:
    • MATH-281: Special Topics in Mathematics/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)
    • MATH-306: Abstract Algebra II
    • MATH-307: Differential Equations
    • MATH-321: Advanced Calculus
    • MATH-331: Mathematical Modeling
    • MATH-341: Introduction to Operations Research
    • MATH-342: Fundamentals of Geometry
    • MATH-481: Advanced Special Topics in Mathematics/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)
  • CMSC-210: Programming in Java (4 credits)
  • CMSC-251: Data Structures in Java (4 credits)
  • CMSC-350: Computer Architecture and Logic Design (4 credits)
  • Two additional courses (9 credits) in Computer and Information Sciences chosen with an academic advisor from the following, which may not be offered every semester:
    • CMSC-205: Systems Analysis and Design
    • CMSC-280: Computer Science: History, Trends and Ethical Issues (Writing Intensive)
    • CMSC-281: Special Topics in Computer Science/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)
    • CMSC-285: Algorithms in AI and Robotics
    • CMSC-300: Application Development and Design
    • CMSC-310: Research Methods in Computer and Information Science
    • CMSC-321: Communications and Networks
    • CMSC-401: Internship in Computer Science
    • CMSC-405: Programming Languages  

Sample Bachelor of Science: Mathematical and Computer Sciences Major/selected minor (declaration of minor not required for graduation):  

Please note that this is a suggested academic plan only, it is not meant to address each student’s individual requirements or interests. Students will develop a personalized academic plan with a faculty advisor however, it is the student’s responsibility to be aware of, register for, and successfully complete all of the requirements for graduation in the major.

 

Year One Fall 

16/17 Credits* 

Year Two Fall 

15/16 Credits* 

Year Three Fall 

15 Credits 

Year Four Fall 

15 Credits 

MATH elective or 211

ENGL-101

Language 103

WOK or elective

CMSC-210 (4 cr)

FYIN-100*

MATH-251

MATH-261

RLST -2XX

GLST-201

WOK or elective

FYIN-101*

ETHS-201

CMSC elective

MATH elective

Minor #3 or elective

WOK or elective

MATH elective

MATH-497 (WI)

Minor #5 or elective

Minor #6 or elective

CMSC elective

       

Year One Spring 

13/14 Credits 

Year Two Spring 

15/16 Credits* 

Year Three Spring 

16 Credits 

Year Four Spring 

15 Credits 

MATH elective or 212

ILAR-101

CMSC-251 (4 cr)

RLST-104

PHED #1*

Swim Test*

MATH-252

MATH-305

WOK or elective

Minor #1 or elective

Minor #2 or elective

PHED #2*

MATH -262

CMSC-350 (4 cr)

PSPK-101 (1 cr)

Minor #4 or elective

WOK or elective

WOK or elective

MATH-498

WOK or elective

WOK or elective

WOK or elective

WOK or elective


*Non-academic credit - these courses do not apply towards the minimum required for graduation.

Minimum Academic Credits required for graduation: 121