Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Computer Science/Mathematics, B.A./B.S.


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Computer Science/Mathematics, B.A./B.S.


Computer Science

Professors: Jie Liu, Scot Morse
Associate professors: Breeann Flesch, Becka Morgan, Thaddeus Shannon, Yanwei Wu

Mission

Founded in 1980, the WOU Computer Science program blends instruction of theoretical and practical aspects of computing, with an emphasis on the practical. Our graduates demonstrate a solid foundation in core concepts, problem solving and decision-making skills, preparing graduates who will be productive employees as software engineers and lifelong learners. As part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, students select from a wide-variety of minors. The major and minor combination provides unique employment opportunities for our graduates.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate expertise in software engineering practices.
  2. Master software development and project management tools consistent with current industry standards.
  3. Exhibit autodidactic qualities through individual studies, group projects and research opportunities.

Mathematics

Professors: Cheryl Beaver, Scott Beaver, Hamid Behmard, Laurie Burton
Associate professors: Matthew Ciancetta, Matthew Nabity
Assistant professor: Ben Coté, Leanne Merrill

Mission

Teaching of mathematics and the communication of mathematical ideas. Faculty members believe that both the assimilation of mathematical knowledge and the enhancement of one’s capacity for mathematical reasoning are essential outcomes of a liberal arts education.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the effective use of mathematical skills to solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to make rigorous mathematical arguments in axiomatic and nonaxiomatic systems.
  3. Demonstrate effective written communication of mathematical concepts.

Core Courses


Total Credits: 104


Notes:


Computer Science/Mathematics majors must have a grade of C or better in the computer science courses and a grade of C- or better in the mathematics courses that are used to satisfy the Computer Science/Mathematics major requirements.

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