The Mathematics and Computer Science Department intends for majors to acquire a broad and solid base in mathematics enabling both further study and application, and we aim to provide an outstanding undergraduate environment of courses and opportunities. We also offer a strong base in computer science and we promote connections among mathematics, computer science, and related disciplines.
The major in mathematics consists of 11 mathematics or computer science courses including:
To declare a mathematics major, ask a tenured or tenure-track faculty member in the department to be your adviser, and schedule a meeting with your adviser to discuss your academic plans and fill out the departmental major form together. Bring a copy of this completed form to the department chair, who will sign the Registrar's official major declaration form.
We also offer a minor in mathematics which consists of six courses:
The Mathematics and Computer Science Department grants honors to graduating students with outstanding records of accomplishment in mathematics, as demonstrated in three areas: breadth of curriculum, quality of academic performance, and significance of scholarly thesis project. Candidates may emphasize either pure or applied mathematics, corresponding to specified course selections.