# Mathematics and Computer Science

https://math.illinois.edu/academics/undergraduate-program-mathematics |

## For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

### Major in Mathematics and Computer Science

E-mail: academic@cs.illinois.edu or mathadvising@illinois.edu

Degree title: Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 70 hours.

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

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

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.

### Requirements

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

CS 100 | Freshman Orientation (recommended) | 0-1 |

Calculus through MATH 241-Calculus III | 11-12 | |

MATH 347 | Fundamental Mathematics | 3 |

or MATH 348 | Fundamental Mathematics-ACP | |

CS 125 | Intro to Computer Science | 4 |

CS 126 | Software Design Studio | 3 |

CS 173 | Discrete Structures | 3 |

CS 225 | Data Structures | 4 |

CS 233 | Computer Architecture | 4 |

CS 241 | System Programming | 4 |

CS/MATH 357 | Numerical Methods I | 3 |

CS 374 | Introduction to Algorithms & Models of Computation | 4 |

CS 421 | Programming Languages & Compilers | 3 |

CS 457 | Numerical Methods II | 3 |

MATH 415 | Applied Linear Algebra | 3 |

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 Abstract Algebra | ||

GROUP III | ||

Differential Equations | ||

Applied Complex Variables | ||

Nonlinear Programming | ||

GROUP IV | ||

Elementary Real Analysis | ||

Real Variables | ||

GROUP V | ||

Mathematical Logic | ||

Algorithms | ||

Formal Models of Computation | ||

Program Verification | ||

Formal Software Devel Methods | ||

Advanced Topics in Stochastic Processes & Applications | ||

Simulation |