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The major in mathematics and computer & information sciences is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill and Fordham College at Lincoln Center. Students in the Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies may major in mathematics and computer & information sciences only if their schedules are sufficiently flexible to permit them to take day courses at the Rose Hill or Lincoln Center campuses.

Students enrolled in this program are required to take the following courses:
CISC 1600/1610 Computer Science I/Laboratory
CISC 2000/2010 Computer Science II/Laboratory
CISC 2200 Data Structures
CISC 4080 Computer Algorithms
CISC 4090 Theory of Computation
MATH 1207 Calculus II
MATH 2004 Multivariate Calculus I
MATH 2001 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 2006 Linear Algebra I
MATH 4006 Numerical Analysis

Each student must also take two courses from one of the following two concentrations. Courses from the concentration not chosen may be used as electives.

Mathematics Concentration

Select any TWO courses from:
MATH 3006 Probability
MATH 3007 Statistics
MATH 3002 Differential Equations or MATH 4022 Partial Differential Equations

Computer and Information Sciences Concentration

Select any TWO courses from:
CISC 3500 Data Base Systems
CISC 3593 Computer Organization
CISC 3595 Operating Systems
CISC 4597 Artificial Intelligence
CISC 4615 Data Communications and Networks
CISC 4631 Data Mining

Two electives in mathematics (numbered above 2000) or computer and information sciences (possibly including 5000 level graduate courses) are also required. At least one elective must be from mathematics if the CISC concentration is chosen and at least one elective must be in computer and information sciences if the mathematics concentration is chosen.

A minimum grade of C- is required for each course counting toward this joint major. An overall average of 2.0 must be separately maintained in mathematics and computer and information sciences courses. Required courses and sufficient electives to fulfill the major are available on both campuses. Course descriptions are available within each department’s listing.