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.
- Third Annual “Math in the Picture” Competition
Join in the competition for showing your math and art skills combined. The purpose of the project is to find or take an image, display it in poster form, and additionally provide an explanation of the mathematics behind the image (use your words, equations, pictures, formulas, etc.). Submit your intent to join the contest ASAP... Read More
- 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
- 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
- Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Mathematics Contest
The Mathematics Department at SAU will host the South Arkansas Regional Mathematics Contest, sponsored by ACTM, on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Secondary school students enrolled in any one of the following courses are invited to participate: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Trig/Precalculus, Calculus, and Statistics. Trophies will be awarded to students placing first, second, and... Read More
- SAU sciences hosting engineering and coding/cyber security youth summer camps
Southern Arkansas University’s College of Science and Engineering is adding a new Coding and Cyber Security Summer Camp this year along with offering the third-annual Engineering Summer Camp. The Coding and Cyber Security Summer Camp is scheduled for June 5-7, 2017. It is open to students entering grades eight through 12, and overnight or daily... Read More