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Information Science Minor

Math and Computer Science

Overview

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is dedicated to the preparation of students for a dynamic future. Our faculty develop curricula that will challenge your curiosity, employ your inventive facilities, and allow you to enjoy the triumph of discovery. We follow Euclid's rigorous approach to mathematics while exploring modern topics like sustainability.

Our faculty are active researchers who provide an outstanding learning environment for students. Their research interests are diverse and include pure mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, functional analysis, algebra, differential geometry, and topology. The 18-credit Information Science minor is available on the Staten Island campus only.

Courses

Required:

CSC 1020 Principles of Computer Science
CSC 1350 Commercial Computing or CSC 1400 Computer Science I
CSC 2490 Databases

Electives (three chosen):

CSC 1410 Computer Science II
CSC 1470 Advanced Programming
CSC 2450 Programming Languages
CSC 2480 Algorithms and Data Structures
CSC 2640 Networking I-TCP/IP

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html.  Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.

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