Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year 
    May 20, 2018  
Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year

Mathematics and Computer Science

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Jeffrey S. Powell, Chair, Associate Professor
Steven F. Donaldson, Professor
Emily A. Hynds, Associate Professor
Janie A. Kennedy, Associate Professor
Sonya S. Stanley, Associate Professor
Gregory A. Kawell, Assistant Professor
Frank Patane, Assistant Professor
Candace H. Todd, Assistant Professor
Brian R. Toone, Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

Majors Minors
Computer Science Major (B.S.)   Bioinformatics Minor for Majors in Other Disciplines*  
Mathematics Major (B.S.)   Bioinformatics Minor for Computer Science Majors  
  Computer Science Minor  
  Mathematics Minor  

The department offers two majors: mathematics and computer science, both leading to the bachelor of science degree. Students planning to earn an Alabama teacher’s certificate in mathematics should consult the department chair and refer to the Orlean Beeson School of Education  section of this catalog.

The department also offers three minors: mathematics, computer science, and an interdisciplinary minor in bioinformatics, offered in cooperation with the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences . The bioinformatics minor is available in three variations, depending on the student’s major.

General Education: University Core Curriculum and Distribution Requirements

See General Education Overview  in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses.

Note: Any math course taken to meet requirements for a major or minor in the department may also be used to meet the general education mathematics requirement.





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