Bachelor of Science
Summary of Requirements for the Degree
- University Requirements (123 total s.h.)
- MATH 0701 (4 s.h.) and/or ENG 0701 (4 s.h.), if required by placement testing.
- All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses at Temple as part of their major. Following is a list of courses that can be used to satisfy the writing-intensive requirement:
Course List Code Title Credit Hours Independent Research in Computer Science Projects in Computer Science Introduction to Modern Algebraor MATH 3098 Modern Algebra Senior Problem Solving
- Students must complete the General Education (GenEd) requirements.
- See the General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for the GenEd curriculum.
- Students who complete CST majors typically receive a waiver for 2 Science & Technology (GS) and 1 Quantitative Literacy (GQ) GenEd courses.
- Students must satisfy general Temple University residency requirements.
- College Requirements
- 90 credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
- 45 Upper Level (2000+) credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
- Major Requirements for Bachelor of Science (72-73 s.h.)
At least 10 courses required for the major must be completed at Temple. At least 5 Math and 4 Computer Science courses must be completed at Temple.
Course List Code Title Credit Hours Computer & Information Science courses CIS 1068 Program Design and Abstraction 4 or CIS 1968 Honors Program Design and Abstraction CIS 1166 Mathematical Concepts in Computing I 4 or CIS 1966 Honors Mathematical Concepts in Computing I CIS 2107 Computer Systems and Low-Level Programming 4 CIS 2166 Mathematical Concepts in Computing II 4 CIS 2168 Data Structures 4 CIS 3207 Introduction to Systems Programming and Operating Systems 4 CIS 3223 Data Structures and Algorithms 3 Select one of the following: 4 Software Design (S)3000+ CIS Elective 1 Mathematics courses MATH 1041 Calculus I 4 or MATH 1941 Honors Calculus I MATH 1042 Calculus II 4 or MATH 1942 Honors Calculus II MATH 2043 Calculus III 4 or MATH 2943 Honors Calculus III Select one of the following: 3-4 Linear Algebra Linear Algebra with Computer Lab (F) MATH 2111 Basic Concepts of Math 3 MATH 3031 Probability Theory I 3 MATH 3096 Introduction to Modern Algebra 3 or MATH 3098 Modern Algebra MATH 3137 Real & Complex Analysis I (F) 3 or MATH 3043 Numerical Analysis I Select one of the following: 3 Real & Complex Analysis II (S)3000+ MATH Elective 2 Science courses Select one of the following sequences: 8 General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
and General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
Honors General Chemical Science I
and Honors Chemical Science Laboratory I
and Honors General Chemical Science II
and Honors Chemical Science Laboratory II
Elementary Classical Physics I
and Elementary Classical Physics II
Honors Elementary Classical Physics I
and Honors Elementary Classical Physics II (F, S)
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Honors General Physics I
and Honors General Physics II (F, S)
Capstone course Select one of the following: 3 Independent Research in Computer Science 3 Projects in Computer Science 3 Senior Problem Solving 4 Total Credit Hours 72-73 Course List Code Title Credit Hours (F) - Fall only course (S) - Spring only course 1
Must be approved by Computer & Information Science faculty advisor.
Must be approved by Mathematics faculty advisor.
Calculation of Major GPA
Courses listed under the major requirements for the degree will be included in the calculation of the major GPA. Courses that could not apply toward the major as an elective or required course would not be counted in the calculation of the major GPA. This would include MATH 1022, for example.
Distinction in Major
To graduate with Distinction in Mathematics & Computer Science, a student should meet the following requirements:
At the time of graduation, the student's overall grade point average (GPA), including all college-level courses, must be at least 3.50.
Students must have a 3.50 or higher grade point average in the 3000+ level Computer Science courses.
Students must have a GPA of 3.50 or higher in their 3000+ level Mathematics courses.
Students must complete MATH 3098 and one of the following two-semester analysis sequences:
Course List Code Title Credit Hours MATH 3043
& MATH 3044
Numerical Analysis I
and Numerical Analysis II
6-7 MATH 3137
& MATH 3138
Real & Complex Analysis I
and Real & Complex Analysis II
6 MATH 3141
& MATH 3142
Advanced Calculus I
and Advanced Calculus II