Mathematics and Computer Science
This option is available for students who wish to take advantage of the close connections between Computer Science and Mathematics.
Major: Mathematics & Computer Science
Degree Type: B.A. or B.S.
Minimum Degree Credits to Graduate: 122
General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree
- A dynamic list of approved general education courses offered by term is available on the NDSU General Education Requirements website.
- General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review the major, minor, and program emphases requirements for minimum grade restrictions, if applicable.
|First Year Experience (F)||1|
|Skills For Academic Success (Also offered with the following prefixes: ABEN, AGRI, BUSN, HD&E, ME, NURS, PHRM)|
|College Composition I|
|College Composition II|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
Upper Division Writing †
|Quantitative Reasoning (R) †||3|
|Science and Technology (S) †||10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts (A) †||6|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) †||6|
|Wellness (W) †||2|
|Cultural Diversity (D) *†|
|Global Perspectives (G) *†|
May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.
May be satisfied with courses required in the major. Review major requirements to determine if a specific upper division writing course is required.
|Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree – An additional 12 credits Humanities and Social Sciences and proficiency at the second year level in a modern foreign language. *||12|
|Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree – An additional 6 credits in Humanities or Social Sciences *||6|
Humanities and Social Sciences may be fulfilled by any course having the following prefix: ADHM, ANTH, ARCH, ART, CJ, CLAS, COMM, ECON, ENGL, FREN, GEOG, GERM, HDFS, HIST, LA, LANG, MUSC, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, RELS, SOC, SPAN, THEA, WGS, or any course from the approved list of general education courses in humanities and social sciences (general education categories A and B). These credits must come from outside the department of the student’s major.
A grade of 'C' or better is required in MATH & CSCI prefix courses used toward the major.
|Mathematics Major Requirements|
|MATH 129||Basic Linear Algebra||3|
|MATH 165||Calculus I (May satisfy general education category R)||4|
|MATH 166||Calculus II||4|
|MATH 265||Calculus III||4|
|MATH 266||Introduction to Differential Equations||3|
|MATH 270||Introduction to Abstract Mathematics||3|
|MATH 329||Intermediate Linear Algebra||3|
|MATH 420||Abstract Algebra I||3|
|Choose 6 credits of 300-400 level Math courses (we recommend two of the following):||6|
|Abstract Algebra II|
|Numerical Analysis I|
|Computer Science Major Requirements|
|CSCI 160||Computer Science I||4|
|CSCI 161||Computer Science II||4|
|CSCI 213||Modern Software Development||3|
|CSCI 313||Software Development for Games||3|
|CSCI 336||Theoretical Computer Science||3|
|CSCI 366||Database Systems||3|
|CSCI 372||Comparative Programming Languages||3|
|CSCI 374||Computer Organization and Architechure||3|
|CSCI 445||Software Projects Capstone||3|
|CSCI 467||Algorithm Analysis||3|
|CSCI 489||Social Implications of Computers||3|
|Related Required Courses|
|Select one from the following:||3|
|Linear Programming and Network Flows|
Any 400 level Mathematics Course not used to satisfy a requirement above
- Except for courses offered only as pass/fail grading, no course may be taken Pass/Fail.