2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Technology

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The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Technology offers the following degrees:

  • The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
  • The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

The Computer Science (CS) major provides an opportunity to study algorithms and data structures, and to apply the hardware and software implementations of computers and computer systems. The Computer Science major covers theory and programming. The program also prepares students for a possible research career as well as diverse careers, such as game programming, database design, artificial intelligence, networking, and robotics.

The Cybersecurity (CYS) major prepares students for careers as a computer and application security analyst, digital forensic investigator, web security specialist, network security auditor, mobile and wireless security programmer, or cybersecurity compliance professional.

The Information Systems (IS) major provides an opportunity for students to learn to combine business knowledge with the latest systems analysis tools and techniques to create and exploit information systems for organization success.

This major focuses on application development such as web application and database programming and management of businesses and computer resources along with behavioral and organizational studies.

The Mathematics major prepares students for advanced studies or careers as mathematicians, actuaries, mathematical economists, operations researchers, or teachers of mathematics. Mathematics concentrates on the systematic evaluation of mathematic formulas and the application of pure science to real-world problems.

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Technology is to produce graduates who demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of their disciplines, intellectual maturity, and high moral and ethical standards. Our graduates will be aware of contemporary local, national, and global issues, they will become lifelong learners, and they will seek continual professional improvements to adapt to the ever-changing technological demands of the contemporary workplace.

In addition, the Department equips general education students with the technological and analytical skills necessary to perform effectively in their careers or professions.

Departmental Goals

  1. To create and maintain a high quality education for students.
  2. To teach students to develop an analytical ability to solve problems using mathematics, and computer and information sciences in a socially responsible way, so that they may continue to apply their knowledge as technology evolves.
  3. To offer up-to-date technology and laboratory experiences, so students will have technological skills that are current in the workplace.
  4. To encourage faculty professional development, so that faculty members remain current in their field.
  5. To support faculty and students in scholarly activities.

Departmental Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours, including all general education requirements, with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0
  2. Complete all major courses with a minimum grade of “C”
  3. Complete all course requirements and credit hours specified by the degree program
  4. Successfully complete a senior project.

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