Mathematics & Computer Science, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Mathematics & Computer Science


math website: Mathematics &  Computer Science

computer science website: Mathematics & Computer Science

department website: Mathematics

department faculty: Mathematics Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college websites: https://las.illinois.edu/ and https://engineering.illinois.edu


math email: mathadvising@illinois.edu

computer science email: undergrad@cs.illinois.edu


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Mathematics, BSLAS

Mathematics & Computer Science, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Major in Mathematics & Computer Science


Departmental distinction: To graduate with distinction requires a specified minimum grade point average in all Computer Science and Mathematics courses listed below. A GPA of 3.25 is required for Distinction, 3.5 for High Distinction, and 3.75 for Highest Distinction. In addition, students must complete at least three semester hours of additional Computer Science or Mathematics courses selected from the following:CS 196, CS 296, CS 397, CS 492, CS 493, CS 499, any CS course numbered 411 or higher, MATH 412, MATH 414, MATH 417, MATH 418, MATH 423, MATH 432, MATH 448, MATH 482, MATH 484, MATH 496.


NOTE: A student taking a cross-listed course in this major may designate it as either mathematics or computer science.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.


Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 70 hours. Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level in the major must be taken on this campus.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.

Requirements

CS 100Freshman Orientation (recommended)1
Calculus through MATH 241-Calculus III11-12
CS 124Introduction to Computer Science I3
CS 128Introduction to Computer Science II3
MATH 347Fundamental Mathematics3
or MATH 348 Fundamental Mathematics-ACP
CS 173Discrete Structures3
CS 225Data Structures4
CS 222Software Design Lab1
Choose one of the following combinations8-11
Computer Architecture
and System Programming
OR
Introduction to Computer Systems
& two CS courses at the 400 level above CS 403, excluding CS 421 and CS 491. These two courses must be distinct from all other courses used to fulfill program requirements or options.
CS/MATH 357Numerical Methods I3
CS 374Introduction to Algorithms & Models of Computation4
CS 421Programming Languages & Compilers3
CS 450Numerical Analysis3 or 4
MATH 415Applied Linear Algebra3
or MATH 416 Abstract Linear Algebra
400-level mathematics and computer science requirements:18
Students must select at least six 400-level mathematics and computer science courses, including one from each of the following groups:
GROUP I
Probability & Statistics for Computer Science (recommended)
Probability Theory
Statistics and Probability I
GROUP II
Graph Theory
Intro to Combinatorics
Intro to Abstract Algebra
Honors Abstract Algebra
GROUP III
Differential Equations
Applied Complex Variables
Nonlinear Programming
GROUP IV
Honors Real Analysis
Elementary Real Analysis
Real Variables
GROUP V
Mathematical Logic
Algorithms
Formal Models of Computation
Program Verification
Formal Software Development Methods
Total Hours68-76