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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Office: 108 Peltier Hall
Phone: 985-448-4381
Professors: Asrabadi, Beslin (Head), B. Holmes.
Associate Professors: R. Boudreaux, Giguette, Heck, L. Howell, West, K. White, Xing.
Assistant Professors: Gray,  D. Plaisance.
Instructors: A. Aryal, V. Baker, L. Boudreaux, J. Bourgeois, J. Chapman, E. Clement,  Dupree, Hubbell, D. Lasseigne, Ma, K. Smith, S. Smith, Soule, Zerangue.

Mathematics Program

The university awards the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in mathematics to the student who completes the curriculum listed below. The curriculum provides a sufficient number of electives to enable the student to concentrate his or her studies in pure mathematics or applied mathematics. Students are encouraged to inquire about their focus areas with their advisors or the department head.

Mathematics Minor

The minor in mathematics consists of a minimum of nine semester hours of credit in courses numbered above MATH 265 approved by the head of the Mathematics Department .

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics

Advanced Mathematics Concentration (MATH)
  • Math 405 (3)
  • Math 461 (3)

Any three courses (9 hrs) from: Math 465, 471, 481, 482, 485, 491, and 495.

Computer Science Concentration (MATC)
  • CMPS 221 (3)
  • CMPS 312 (3)
  • CMPS 406 (3)
  • CMPS 410 (3)
  • CMPS 418 (3)
  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement
FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
CMPS 130 (CLR) 3 ACCT 205 3
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 CMPS 135 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 ECON 255 (GER) 3
HIST Electives (GER) 6 ENGL Literature Elective 3
MATH 165*, 166 (GER) 9 MATH 265, 355, 358 10
Natural Science Electives (GER) 6 Natural Science Electives (GER) 6
  31 Social Science Elective (GER) 3
      31
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
Arts Elective (GER) 3 MATH 499 0
Applied Sciences Elective**** 3 MATH or MATC Concentration courses** 9
ENGL 368 or 468 (GER) 3 MNGT 301 3
MATH 360, 401, 402 9 Electives*** 18
MATH or MATC Concentration Courses** 6   30
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3    
Electives*** 3    
  30    

Total Hours Required for Degree: 122

* MATH 165 is the entry-level course for this major. All prerequisites for MATH 165 must be met. No degree credit will be awarded for mathematics courses numbered below 165.
** Refer to MATH or MATC concentration course lists.
*** Free electives provided that the requirement of 45 semester hours of courses 300 or above is met.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     **** From GEOM, PSET, SATC, MNTC, or EGTC numbered 200 or above.

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Computer Science Minor

A minor consists of CMPS 130, 135, 221, 312, 406, 410, and 418. A grade of C or better is required in each computer science course.

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