Mathematics and Computer Science

Minor Degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science

Set your degree apart by pairing it with a minor that enhances your academic skill set.

The study of mathematical and computer sciences involves learning ideas and techniques essential for the natural and social sciences and is increasingly important in all areas of a technological society. A minor in math, computer science or actuarial science can increase your skills for occupational fields in industry or government, teaching, research, actuarial work, business and finance.


Actuarial Sciences Minor

The Actuarial Sciences minor provides the theoretical foundations for students interested in a career in the actuarial sciences. The minor is sponsored jointly by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Finance and Economics in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business.

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Computer Science Minor

A minor in computer science offers students the flexibility to study computing with an eye to applying it to another field of interest.  It complements almost any academic area by adding IT competency to the knowledge base acquired in your major field of study.

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Cybersecurity

The Minor in Cybersecurity provides students with an opportunity to explore how computer systems work, how information systems are designed, how organizations prepare for potential disruptions in service, and how the law affects and influences cybersecurity.

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Mathematics Minor

The minor is in mathematics is designed to give students a solid foundation in math as well as some experience in the discipline at an advanced level.

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Scientific Computing Minor

This minor, housed in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, provides undergraduate students, primarily those who major in sciences such as biology, chemistry, physics, and computer science, with a solid background in computational techniques and data analysis skills to further prepare them to pursue an advanced degree in their major discipline.

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Statistics and Data Analytics Minor

This minor provides both the theoretical and applied foundation for students who are interested in a career in statistics and/or data analytics.

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Video Game Design Minor

The minor in Video Game Design provides an interdisciplinary perspective and skill set focused on the creative elements of video game development. This minor is sponsored jointly with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, the Department of Art and Art History, and the Department of Communications.

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For further information, please contact:

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Building, Room 413
p – 516.877.4480

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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