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    Students with an interest in mathematics and computer science pursue this program of study, and it provides them with knowledge and skills that are attractive to a broad spectrum of employers.

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    What will I study?

    Note: two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language is required.

    Required Courses (87 credits)
    CSCD 110 Introduction to Programming (5)
    CSCD 210 Programming Principles I (5)
    CSCD 211 Programming Principles II (5)
    CSCD 240 C and UNIX Programming (4)
    CSCD 260 Architecture and Organization I (4)
    CSCD 300 Data Structures (4)
    CSCD 305 C++ Programming (4)
    CSCD 310 Discrete Structures I (4)
    CSCD 320 Algorithms (4)
    ENGR 160 Digital Circuits (4)
    MATH 161 Calculus I (5)
    MATH 162 Calculus II (5)
    MATH 163 Calculus III (5)
    MATH 225 Foundations of Mathematics (5)
    MATH 231 Linear Algebra (5)
    MATH 241 Calculus IV (5)
    MATH 345 Numerical Analysis I (4)
    MATH 360 or 460 Continuous Functions (4)
    MATH 385 Probability and An Introduction to Statistics (4)
    MATH 494 Senior Seminar (2) (2.0 must be obtained for graduation)

    Electives (28 credits)
    Select three courses from one of two categories and four courses from the remaining category (for a total of seven courses):

    Category 1:
    *MATH 347 Introductory Differential Equations (4)
    MATH 431 Introduction to Modern Algebra I (4)
    *MATH 445 Numerical Analysis II (4)
    *MATH 447 Differential Equations (4)
    *MATH 485 Theoretical Probability and Mathematical Statistics (4)
    Any other 4 credit mathematics course numbered at or above 400 with the approval of the designated advisor for this degree.

    Category 2:
    CSCD 340 Operating Systems (4)
    CSCD 360 Architecture and Organization II (4)
    CSCD 420 Automata (4)
    CSCD 421 Automata and Languages (4)
    CSCD 441 Operating Systems II (4)
    CSCD 442 Operating Systems III (4)
    CSCD 480 Computational Intelligence Informatics (4)
    Any other 4 credit computer science course numbered at or above 400 with the approval of the designated advisor for this degree.

    Required program credits: 87 credits
    Elective credits: 28 credits
    Total credits for above major: 115 credits

    Contact Information

    Mathematics Department
    216 Kingston Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4315
    fax: 509.359.4700

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