B.S. in Mathematics & Computer Science
Mathematics & Computer Science, BSLAS
Mathematics gives you unique tools for solving problems. Computer science lets you translate ideas into action. In a world focused on science and technology, our program is a powerful combination. This major is designed for students who would like a strong foundation in computer science coupled with advanced coursework in mathematics. You’ll have the chance to work directly with faculty on their research. Students have a wide variety of opportunities, from analyzing the HIV capsid to pioneering virtual reality. Our program will prepare you for professional or graduate work. You will also be prepared for other applications in computer science and mathematics.
The Mathematics & CS blended bachelor's degree is a partnership between the Department of Computer Science in The Grainger College of Engineering and the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. As part of the computing community at Illinois, you will benefit from being part of a top five ranked Computer Science program with world-class faculty and research. Learn more about the Department's Rankings and Statistics.
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CS Student Life
There are several CS-related student clubs that are open to all students. Meet new friends and work on projects in and out of the classroom.
Students are welcome to explore numerous undergraduate research opportunities throughout the academic year or over the summer.
All students will have access to campus, college, and department resources to support their internship and job search opportunities.