Bachelor of Science Math & Computer Science

The BS in Math and Computer Science is a joint degree between the College of Computing and Digital Media and the Department of Mathematics. It provides challenging opportunities to exceptional students with an interest in the highly theoretical nexus of math and computer science. Mathematics is a key element to the theory and practice of computer science and technology. Sample courses include artificial intelligence, computational mathematics, linear algebra, programming, and theory of computation.

For international students: this is a STEM-designated program.

Degree Requirements


This program prepares students for graduate study in various areas of computer science research including theoretical computer science, graphics, data analysis, artificial intelligence, and computational methods, as well as in areas in applied mathematics such as numerical analysis or discrete mathematics.

It is also designed to prepare students to compete for the more theoretical complex jobs found in computer software development.

$71,400 median salary reported by School of Computing graduates 6 months after degree completion

93% of reporting School of Computing graduates were employed, continuing education, or not seeking employment within six months of graduation

Faculty Research

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School of Computing faculty perform research in a wide variety of areas. Many projects are funded by federal agencies. Faculty research areas include artificial intelligence, computational finance, data mining, database systems, high performance and scientific computing, human-computer interaction, programming languages and systems, security, software engineering, technology education, theory, and visual computing.

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Labs and Centers

Students have access to hundreds of workstations across state-of-the-art labs and classrooms. In addition to these general purpose labs, CDM is host to a number of specialized research labs equipped with advanced technology, software, and experimental tools to support faculty and students in their research endeavors.

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Online Learning

Many courses for this program are available for review and playback online. One hundred percent of the lectures in the CDM courses—from audio and video to whiteboard writing and supplemental materials—are captured and available online.


Research Talks

The School of Computing hosts weekly talks on creative and breakthrough research by faculty, students, and industry professionals. Regularly scheduled events include the Math/CS Seminar, Research Colloquium, the Data Science Seminar, the iD Lab Speaker Series, and the Jarvis Center Speaker Series.

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