Mathematics and Computer Science Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Masters in Computers and Information Science. The B.S. in mathematics provides two options: one option relates to students interested in professional or graduate programs requiring extensive Math backgrounds. The other Math option is for those preparing to teach in public or private schools and requires completion of a minor in teacher education.
The B.S. in Computer Science has two option concentrations for students to choose: B.S. in Computer Science with option concentration in Computer Game and Animation Design for students interested in innovative video game development which offers experience in highly competitive introductory and advanced topics of game programming and art skills as well as mobile apps.
B.S. in Computer Science with option concentration in Computer Technology which concentrates on Information Technology, Industrial Technology and applications of computing including the electronic systems and devices in the creation of computer hardware and software. The graduate program in Computer Science offers a Master in Computers and Information Science with a dual course delivery of on campus or fully on-line.
- College of Science and Engineering announces Outstanding Student selections
Each year, SAU’s College of Science and Engineering selects one outstanding undergraduate in each department, one overall COSE outstanding undergraduate student, and one outstanding graduate student. The following are the selections for 2019-2020: Elizabeth Baker, BS Nursing Elizabeth Baker was chosen as the 2019-2020 COSE Outstanding Undergraduate Student. Elizabeth will complete her BSN in May... Read More The post College of Science and Engineering announces Outstanding Student selections appeared first on News.
- SAU math students model their skills at Challenge Saturday event
Southern Arkansas University proudly hosted six teams of STEM majors on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2019, in Challenge Saturday. Students from Cameroon, India, Czech Republic and Nigeria, as well as from across the United States participated. More than 600 students worked on teams of three at their home school for over a week on one of... Read More The post SAU math students model their skills at Challenge Saturday event appeared first on News.
- SAU Computer Science students win Arkansas coding competition
The International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) is an algorithmic programming contest for college students. Teams of three, representing their university, work to solve the most real-world problems, fostering collaboration, creativity, innovation and the ability to perform under pressure. Through training and competition, teams challenge each other to raise the bar on what is possible. ACM-ICPC... Read More The post SAU Computer Science students win Arkansas coding competition appeared first on News.
- SAU’s new Cyber Criminology degree to prepare students for high-paying careers in high-demand field
Southern Arkansas University is excited to announce a new major in Cyber Criminology. The program was approved on April 19, 2019, by the Coordinating Board of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. The new BS in Cyber Criminology will produce highly-skilled graduates who possess a holistic understanding of cybercrimes. This program will not only emphasize... Read More The post SAU’s new Cyber Criminology degree to prepare students for high-paying careers in high-demand field appeared first on News.
- SAU ranked first in state, second in the nation in Cyber FastTrack program
SAU is currently ranked No. 1 in Arkansas and No. 2 in the nation in the national Cyber FastTrack competition. The SANS Institute, in collaboration with 25 state governors, launched Cyber FastTrack in April to help identify cyber security talent in the U.S. and enable college students to discover their aptitude for the field. More... Read More The post SAU ranked first in state, second in the nation in Cyber FastTrack program appeared first on News.