Mathematics and Computer Science Major

Develop problem-solving and analytical skills and expand your career options with the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science at Temple’s College of Science and Technology. This 123-credit-hour, interdisciplinary undergraduate degree explores computer science and the associated mathematical theories and computations.

The Mathematics and Computer Science BS is ideal for students seeking a solid foundation in applications, information science and mathematics. You’ll study a blend of computer science, mathematics and science courses that leverage the foundational concepts of each discipline to emphasize their connections. In this program, you have the opportunity to explore

  • analysis of algorithms and data structures;
  • core concepts of computing, including artificial intelligence, hardware design, networks and operating systems;
  • algebraic and numeric computations; and
  • program design and language problem solving.  

With these concepts and skills, you’ll graduate prepared to enter a variety of science and technology industries. Graduates of the Mathematics and Computer Science program have found positions in fields such as actuarial science, business, computing, engineering, medicine and statistics. This degree can also serve as a foundation for advanced degrees in computer science or computational mathematics.

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Classes & Curriculum

In addition to the core requirements of Mathematics and Computer Science, you'll be able to take courses in disciplines such as Physics and Chemistry. Courses in your third and fourth years delve into subjects including mathematical discovery through problem-solving and probability theory.

Learn more about required and elective courses in the Mathematics and Computer Science Major.

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Science offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full or part time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident:  $19,488.00 per year
Out-of-state: $31,584.00 per year

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