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.
- 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 Mor
- 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 Mor
- 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 Mor
- Math in the Picture
The 1st Annual Math in the Picture Competition took place on Thursday, November 9th. Over 50 students, staff, and faculty attended the event, including some guests from Magnolia High School. There were snacks and conversation, and most importantly a general interest in the mathematical ideas that had been put forth. The contest results are in,... Read Mor
- Math in the Picture
SAU students and surrounding area high school students have submitted some poster projects for the annual “Math in the Picture” contest. The posters are on display in Wilson 223, from 2:30-4:30 on Thursday, November 9th. Snacks and refreshments are provided, and all students and faculty are welcome to come by and take a look. Please... Read Mor