The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science offers undergraduate degrees in:
These programs have a mathematical core, are multidisciplinary in scope, and provide our students with a wide variety of career opportunities upon graduation. Our graduates pursue careers in business, industry or government, and some continue with graduate work in mathematics and other related fields.
All incoming first-year students must complete an online math assessment using ALEKS prior to taking other required UIC placement tests on campus and attending Orientation and Registration. Read more in the revised UIC Math Placement Procedures.
Scholarships for MSCS Majors
It is time to consider applying for one of the many Scholarships available to our MSCS majors. The Scholarship Association applications are due in February. The MSCS Departmental Scholarships are due a bit later, in March:
- Herbert Alexander Award - Friday, March 1, 2013
- Louise Hay Award - Friday, March 1, 2013
- Kurtin Scholarship - Friday, March 1, 2013
- Victor Twersky Memorial Scholarship - Friday, March 1, 2013
- Nicholas A. Yassan Award - Friday, March 1, 2013
- Cathy Hill Cawthon Award - Friday, March 1, 2013
- LAS Scholarships (listed here) are due TBA.
Check out Scholarships & Awards for more details.
Tips on Applying to Graduate School
If you are a junior or a senior considering continuing your education to obtain a Masters or Doctorate Degree, or if you are a new MSCS major curious about careers in Mathematics, Statistics and related fields, then we have a new must-read resource for you. Check out MSCS Careers page, along with our new Preparing for Graduate School and Careers in Mathematics brochures.
How to Succeed in your Classes
We have prepared a short set of suggestions for helping you do your best in your MSCS classes. This is especially useful for new students, making the transition to the university. But the comments are based on our experiences talking with and advising students, and what many of us did when we were undergraduates, struggling with classes and trying to get "that grade". Check it out. Download and print the pamphlet How To Succeed in your Classes.