2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 24, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science


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Mission Statement

Mathematics is deeply rooted in the liberal arts education as one of the traditional disciplines, and remains the backbone for many areas of study, including the sciences, computer technology, engineering, and the social sciences. The misson of the Mathematics Department is to provide excellent training which challenges and empowers our students to be lifelong mathematical thinkers. We strive to prepare our majors and minors for graduate work, for teaching, or for entering the work force.

As a component of the Central Curriculum, the Mathematics Department teaches basic mathematics coursework designed to foster critical thinking skills through problem solving and to provide foundational math skills for everyday life.

Description

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers a wide variety of courses in service to students in many disciplines. We provide general education courses in mathematics and computer science for all students, general physics for science and math majors, minors in mathematics and computer science for students in many majors, and a rigorous undergraduate curriculum in mathematics and computer science.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science provides a scientific foundation for learning, discovery, and innovation in computer programming and technology. These opportunities support an understanding of the principles and theories of the computing sciences to equip graduates for leadership roles in their careers or as they enter graduate school. Grounded in a liberal arts foundation, the Computer Science major is designed to build ethical, service-oriented professionals with a broad understanding of computing.

The Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science/Web Systems provides an artistic, scientific, and technical foundation for creating, learning, discovery, and innovation in the areas of computer science and web design. These opportunities support an understanding of the principles and theories of computer science and web design to equip graduates for leadership roles in their careers or as they enter graduate school. Grounded in a liberal arts foundation, the Computer Science and Web Systems major is designed to build ethical, service-oriented professionals with a broad understanding of computing and web design.

Programs

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    Minor

    Courses

      Computer Science
      EngineeringMathematics

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