2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Mathematics and Computer Science/Mathematics (BS/MS)


(Effective Fall 2023)

AP Credit Policies

BS Requirements
Math Requirements
MATH 161Calculus I4
MATH 162Calculus II4
MATH 263Multivariable Calculus4
MATH 201Introduction to Discrete Mathematics & Number Theory3
MATH 212Linear Algebra3
MATH 264Ordinary Differential Equations3
MATH 313Abstract Algebra3
MATH 351Introduction to Real Analysis I3
STAT 203Introduction to Probability & Statistics3
or MATH 304 / STAT 304 Introduction to Probability
Select two electives in mathematics from the following:6
Numerical Methods
Advanced Topics Abstract Algebra
Advanced Topics in Linear Algebra
Introduction to Real Analysis II
Introductory Complex Analysis
Computer Science Requirements
COMP 141Introduction to Computing Tools and Techniques3
COMP 170Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming3
COMP 264Introduction to Computer Systems3
COMP 271Data Structures I3
COMP 272Data Structures II3
COMP 363Design and Analysis Computer Algorithms3
Select two 3-credit electives in Computer Science from the following: 6
Any 300-level COMP course
Algebraic Coding Theory
Computational Aspects of Modeling and Simulation
MS Requirements
Foundational Course Requirements
MATH 416Survey of Algebra3
MATH 454Survey of Analysis3
MATH 404 / STAT 404Probability & Statistics I 13
or STAT 408 Applied Regression Analysis
Depth Requirement Courses
Select one of the following:3
Algebra II
Topics in Linear Algebra
Analysis II
Complex Analysis
Select one of the following: 13
Probability & Statistics II
Categorical Data Analysis
Natural Language Processing
Deep Learning
Introduction to Data Science
Or another course with Graduate Program Director approval
Additional Requirements
MATH 401Introduction to Graduate Study in Mathematics1
MATH 495Graduate Practicum in Mathematics2
Four (4) approved 400-level Electives in Mathematics or Statistics 212
Total Hours90

Students who select MATH 404/STAT 404 in Foundational Courses may opt to take STAT 408 as a Depth Course, and vice versa.


Approved elective courses should be selected with advice of Graduate Program Director to complement student's previous learning and support future plans.

The BS degree has a waiver for the Quantitative core.