Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers three programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science. These degree programs are designed so that all students take the basic University College Core courses, major courses in Mathematics and Computer Science, and flexible elective choices. The department also offers minors in Mathematics and Computer Science, a minor/ certificate in Cyber Security, and courses in statistics. These programs of study prepare graduates for careers in teaching, business, industry, and government, or for further study.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program in our department is accredited by CAC/ABET (the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc). See www.abet.org for the detail of CAC/ABET. It has been ranked #9 for the Best Affordable Computer Science Degree by University HQ, check here for details.
Why Choose Mathematics ?
The Mathematics program is highly flexible, it is the basis for all natural science subjects and those in the business world. Applied math isn't really a single subject. Depending on how you're going to apply it, you'll get different values. A degree in mathematics will prepare you for jobs in statistics, actuarial sciences, operation analysis, mathematical modeling, and mathematics education, as well as for graduate school.
You can also choose the teaching career by enrolling in a Teacher Licensure Concentration and the Engineering 3+2 Program.
Why Choose Computer Science?
The whole digital world is built by computer science professionals
In this Digital Age, it is computer science professionals who build the websites and electronic devices we are using every day. They theorize, design, and develop the software and hardware to make our life fancy and convenient.
Computer professionals are demanded in every type of industry
Every industry uses computers so naturally that you can find computer professionals in any type of industry. Problems in science, engineering, health care, and so many other areas can be solved by computers.
Have a Rewarding Career
There are huge openings for computer professionals on job market. Compared to other jobs, computer science professionals have a great flexibility and highly competitive salary.
Why Choose Cyber Security?
A cyber security minor could help you understand the risks and vulnerabilities in cyber systems, learn how to use security mechanisms and cryptographic algorithms to protect electronic devices and networked systems. Particularly for computer science majors, earning a cybersecurity minor degree could add significant value and help you stand out from other computer professionals.