The Sc.B. concentration in Applied Math-Computer Science provides a foundation of basic concepts and methodology of mathematical analysis and computation and prepares students for advanced work in computer science, applied mathematics, and scientific computation. Concentrators must complete courses in mathematics, applied math, computer science, and an approved English writing course. While the concentration in Applied Math-Computer Science allows students to develop the use of quantitative methods in thinking about and solving problems, knowledge that is valuable in all walks of life, students who have completed the concentration have pursued graduate study, computer consulting and information industries, and scientific and statistical analysis careers in industry or government. This degree offers a standard track and a professional track.
Students in this concentration will:
Students interested in becoming candidates for Honors should contact the concentration advisor(s) for Applied Math-Computer Science.
This concentration allows you to address the following Liberal Learning goals:
Previous concentrators have become software engineers, federal employees, investment analysts, and computer consultants. Many have pursued graduate degrees in applied mathematics, economics, or business studies.