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Mathematics and Computer Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #51 (BCR) Boston, MA, United States
Mathematics, statistics, and computer science are the subjects making up the “Mathematical Sciences.” The joint major in Mathematics and Computer Science allows students to explore all of these related disciplines and is appropriate for Mathematics majors with an interest in applications in computer science and Computer Science majors wishing to have more breadth in foundations and applications.
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Overview

Mathematics and Computer Science majors at Boston University should have advisors in both the Mathematics & Statistics Department and the Computer Science Department.

Learning Outcomes

Students completing the BA in Mathematics & Computer Science will have:

  • In-depth knowledge in the mathematical foundations.
  • Programming and software engineering skills.
  • Combined theoretical and technical skills to use on real-world applications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Enriched Calculus
  • Honors Calculus
  • Multivariate Calculus or Honors-Level Vector Calculus
  • Linear Algebra or Honors Level Linear Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Applied Abstract Algebra
  • Introduction to Computer Science 
  • Computer Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

National

  • Common Application or Coalition Application     
  • High School Transcript
  • Senior Year Grades
  • Counselor Recommendation and School Report Form   
  • Teacher Evaluation
  • Standardized Tests
International
  • Secondary School Records
  • Documentation of Financial Support
  • Copy of Data Page of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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