Combined Major in Mathematics and Computer Science with Security Track

The combined major in Mathematics and Computer Science with Security Track requires 100–103 units completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher.

Required Courses
COSC 236INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I4
COSC 237INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE II4
COSC 290PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER ORGANIZATION4
COSC 336DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHM ANALYSIS4
COSC 350DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING3
COSC 412SOFTWARE ENGINEERING3
COSC 439OPERATING SYSTEMS3
COSC 455PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION3
COSC 457DATABSE MNGT SYS3
COSC 418ETHICAL AND SOCIETAL CONCERNS OF COMPUTER SCIENTISTS3
MATH 265ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA4
MATH 267INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT MATHEMATICS4
MATH 273CALCULUS I4
MATH 274CALCULUS II4
MATH 275CALCULUS III4
MATH 330INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS4
MATH 314INTRODUCTION TO CRYPTOGRAPHY 13
or COSC 314 INTRODUCTION TO CRYPTOGRAPHY
MATH 369INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA4
MATH 465THEORY OF NUMBERS3
MATH 490SENIOR SEMINAR IN MATHEMATICS3
Required Security Track Courses
COSC 310SPECIAL TOPICS: ADVANCED PROGRAMMING3
COSC 440OPERATING SYSTEMS SECURITY3
COSC 450NETWORK SECURITY3
COSC 458APPLICATION SOFTWARE SECURITY3
COSC 481CASE STUDIES IN COMPUTER SECURITY3
COSC 485REVERSE ENGINEERING AND MALWARE ANALYSIS3
Science Requirement
Two lab science courses taken from physics, biology or chemistry 28
Elective Math/Science Courses
Select from the following:4-6
ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA
CALCULUS III
DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
MATHEMATICAL MODELS
SCIENTIFIC MODELNG AND SIMULATION
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I
OPERATIONS RESEARCH
GRAPH THEORY
ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES
Core Curriculum Requirement
COMM 131FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION 33
Total Units101-103
1

The MATH 314 and COSC 314 courses are double listed. Students should register for the course listed in their primary department.

2

Courses must be accepted in that major. A list of approved courses can be found on the department's website.

3

Completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher.

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Please contact your major department for more information.