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.


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.

$60,000 Median salary of the School of Computing undergraduate class of 2016

90% of reporting 2016 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

Several courses are available for review and playback online.

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Research Colloquium

The School of Computing hosts weekly talks on creative and breakthrough research by faculty, students, and industry professionals. The Colloquium exposes students to creative and scholarly research at DePaul and elsewhere, and engages them in the thought process of identifying and solving challenging research problems.