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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers students the opportunity to major or minor in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Mathematics Education. In support of the liberal arts and sciences mission of the college and Indiana State University, the department participates in the Foundational Studies Program, particularly through offering Basic Studies courses in Quantitative Literacy. The department also participates in the University Honors Program. First-year students may take placement examinations in algebra, quantitative literacy, and an advanced placement examination to receive credit for Math 115 (College Algebra). For the place, date, and time for any of these examinations, contact the department.
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science maintains a Windows microcomputer laboratory and a Unix/Linux microcomputer laboratory that are available for student use. Graduate students from the department provide academic assistance in the Math Resource Center, located in the basement of Root Hall.
Students majoring in Mathematics and Mathematics Education can join and participate in the student chapter of the honorary Mathematics fraternity, Pi Mu Epsilon. Students majoring in Computer Science can join and participate in the activities of the student association of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).