2013-2014 Samford University Catalog 
    Nov 26, 2022  
2013-2014 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics and Computer Science

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Bruce W. Atkinson, Chair, Professor
Steven F. Donaldson, Professor
David L. Foreman, Associate Professor
Emily A. Hynds, Associate Professor
Janie A. Kennedy, Associate Professor
Jeffrey S. Powell, Associate Professor
Sonya S. Stanley, Associate Professor
Gregory A. Kawell, Assistant Professor
Brian R. Toone, Assistant Professor
Ruric E. Wheeler, Research Professor
Candace H. Todd, Instructor

Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

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

University Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements

See University Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements  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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