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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Welcome to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at John Carroll University. We offer undergraduate majors in mathematics, teaching math, computer science, computer science with healthcare information technology, and data science.

  • Twelve of the 100 best jobs in 2020 according to U.S. News and World Reports are based on math and computer science.

 

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Math & Computer Science Scholarships

The department offers several scholarships to qualified students intending to major in mathematics, computer science, or teaching mathematics.

Programs of Study

Our department offers undergraduate and graduate-level degrees along with a variety of minors. Programs of study include:

  • Undergraduate majors in computer science, computer science with healthcare information technology, data science, mathematics, and teaching math
  • Minors in actuarial science, computer science, data science, mathematics, and statistics

Undergraduate

Major

The Bachelor of Arts in teaching mathematics prepares students to become teachers of mathematics at the AYA (adolescent and young adult) level. As a teaching mathematics major, you’ll develop advanced knowledge in mathematics concepts and application and receive a solid foundation in educational methods, learning and development, and instructional technologies. You also will gain valuable professional experience both through observing and teaching in AYA classrooms.

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers two major programs in computing: a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Healthcare Information Technology.

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As a healthcare information technology major, you’ll learn what it takes to function as a fully capable software developer in any professional environment, but specifically tailor your skills to the rapidly expanding healthcare IT field.

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Data science provides powerful approaches for transforming large and complex data into information, knowledge, and intelligent decisions. Data science is a field at the intersection of statistics, computer science, mathematics, and real world application domains.

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The major in Mathematics leading to the Bachelor of Science prepares students for immediate employment after completion of the degree or for graduate study.

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The major in middle childhood education is administered by the Department of Education. Students who choose this major are required to select two curriculum content areas from language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.

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Minor

Minor in Actuarial Science: 30 credit hours. These courses prepare the students for Exams P and FM of the Society of Actuaries, cover the required Foundational Quantitative content areas and prove the Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) for Applied Stats and Economics.

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Minor in Computer Science: 22 credit hours.

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Minor in Data Science: 22 credit hours.

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Minor in Mathematics: 23-24 credit hours.

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Minor in Statistics and Analytics: 18-20 credit hours.

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