Combined Major in Mathematics & Computer Science with Security Track

Mathematics is fundamental to computer science, and computing is central to solving mathematical problems. A strong grounding in both areas with a specialty in computer security opens up a world of career opportunities.

As hackers have increasing success infiltrating computer networks and systems, government agencies and corporations have an urgent need for employees with expertise in mathematics and secure computing.

The program in mathematics and computer science with the security track will prepare you to take on real-world problems in an arena where new technologies and methods are continually emerging.

Graduates are highly valued employees who work in government, business and industry. Others go on to graduate and professional schools.

You can view the degree requirements and a typical four-year plan of study for the combined major in mathematics and computer science with the security track in the Undergraduate Catalog.

why towson?

Academic Advantages

  • small classes taught by excellent faculty in world-class facilities
  • highly individualized advising and extensive student support
  • research and internship opportunities
  • location along the Baltimore-Washington corridor with its thriving tech industry and government agencies in need of qualified graduates