Mathematics (MATH)

Mathematics, the study of patterns and order, is a creative art, a language, and a science. The practice of mathematics combines the aesthetic appeal of creating patterns of ideas with the utilitarian appeal of applications of these same ideas.

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Typical First Year Schedule

  • WRIT 111 or REL 121 or Conversation Program
  • Foreign Language
  • MATH 119 or MATH 120 or MATH 126 or MATH 128 or MATH 220
  • GE/Elective
  • GE/Elective
  • WRIT 111 or REL 121 or Conversation Program
  • Foreign Language
  • Continue Math Sequence
  • GE/Elective
Additional Information

Nothing available at this time.

  • Credit is given for a score of 4-5 on AP Calculus AB, BC, and/or AB sub-score (on the BC exam), a score of 5-7 on IB Math HL or SL, or an A on Cambridge A-Level Math.
  • Credit for transfer courses or other programs is done in consultation with the Registrar, the Mathematics Placement Director, and/or MSCS Chair.
  • Students should follow their placement survey results provided by the department and found on the Student Information System (SIS).
  • Students who would like to take a mathematics course other than their recommended placement or who want placement assistance need to contact the Mathematics Placement Director, Adam Berliner (, x3140.
Informational Events

The MSCS Department has an informational/social event in early October.


Chair, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science – Kristina Garrett (

Academic Catalog
2020-21 courses will be updated in August 2020