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Programs of Study

The department offers three majors: Mathematics, Mathematics/Secondary Education and Computer Science. We also offer three minors: Mathematics, Computer Science-Technical and Computer Science- Business Programming. The requirements for these are given below. In addition to these requirements, students must fulfill the Core Curriculum requirements. For more information, please go to the course catalog.

The Majors

Mathematics (B.A.)

Required Courses:
MTH131 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I*
MTH132 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II
MTH223 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III
MTH215 Linear Algebra
MTH301 Foundations of Mathematics
MTH315 Abstract Algebra I
MTH323 Real Analysis I
CSC103 Computer Science I (or higher CSC course)
TWO MTH electives numbered 300 or higher
One of the following:
MTH316 Abstract Algebra II
MTH324 Real Analysis II
MTH410 Introduction to functions of a Complex Variable
*Mathematics majors placed into MTH132 will have the MTH131 requirement waived.
Mathematics/Secondary Education (B.A.)

Required Courses:
All of the requirements for the Mathematics major listed above, and the following:
The two mathematics electives listed above must be:
MTH309 Geometry
MTH423 Probability & Mathematical Statistics I

Computer Science (B.S.)

Required Courses:
CSC103 Computer Science 103 and CSC103L (lab)
CSC104 Computer Science 104 and CSC104L (lab)
CSC225 Discrete Data Structures and CSC225L (lab)
CSC387 Computer Architecture and CSC387L (lab)
CSC424 Database Management Systems
CSC433 Computer Networks
CSC440 Numerical Analysis
CSC445 Operating Systems
MTH117 Discrete Mathematics
MTH131 or MTH109
MTH132 or MTH110
TWO CSC electives numbered 300 or higher
ONE of the following:
MTH215 Linear Algebra
MTH217 Introduction to Statistics
MTH223 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III
MTH307 Combinatorial Theory
MTH317 Number Theory
MTH331 Graph Theory
MTH423 Probability Theory & Mathematical Statistics I

The Minors

Mathematics Minor
MTH109 or MTH131
MTH110 or MTH132
Three MTH courses numbered 200 or higher. At least one must be numbered 300 or higher.
Computer Science (Technical)
CSC103 and CSC103L
CSC104 and CSC104L
Computer Science (Business Programming)
CSC103 and CSC103L
CSC104 and CSC104L



Mathematics and Computer Science
Howley Hall 218
Phone: 401-865-2334
Fax: 401-865-1356

Jeffrey T Hoag, Ph.D

Lynne DeMasi
Administrative Assistant
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