B.S. Degree in Mathematics/Computer Science


72 hours, no minor required 

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics/ Computer Science will: 

  1. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the foundational principles of analysis, algebra and geometry and be able to use standard problem-solving methods in a variety of contexts. 
  2. Recognize the ethical and appropriate use of technology, and apply the theories and principles of Computer Science to effectively solve problems in a timely and cost-effective manner. 
  3. Exhibit the ability to adapt to new environments, apply research methodologies, and to learn independently. 
  4. Work effectively in a team environment, including the ability to describe complex ideas and logical arguments in a clear, concise manner using both written and oral communication. 
  5. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the liberal arts, and an ability to think, act, and communicate from a Christian worldview in all areas of life.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours.    

1. 18 hours lower division mathematics 

  • MATH-1623 - Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
  • MATH-2114 - Calculus I With Analytical Geometry
  • MATH-2214 - Calculus II With Analytical Geometry
  • MATH-2314 - Calculus III
  • MATH-2913 - Statistical Methods

2. 9 hours required 

  • MATH-3013 - Differential Equations
  • MATH-3513 - Linear Algebra
  • MATH-4113 - Probability and Statistics I

3. 12 hours elective courses numbered above 3000, including two of the following 

  • MATH-3113 - Number theory
  • MATH-3313 - Modern Algebra I
  • MATH-3413 - Modern Algebra II
  • MATH-3813 - Modern Geometry

4. 21 hours required 

  • CMSC-1003 - Introduction to Information Technology
  • CMSC-1113 - Programming I
  • CMSC-1123 - Programming II
  • CMSC-2413 - Introduction to Assembly Language
  • CMSC-2423 - Introduction to File Processing
  • CMSC-3233 - Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
  • CMSC-3443 - Computer Organization and Architecture

5. 6 hours any 3000/4000 computer science not used above 

6. 5 hours selected from any computer science courses not used above 

7. 1 hour mathematics or computer science seminar

  • MATH-4811 - Seminar in Mathematics


  • CMSC-4811 - Seminar in Computer Science