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Department of Mathematics
School of Computing Science
Simon Fraser University Calendar | Fall 2018

Mathematics and Computing Science Joint Major

Bachelor of Science

This program is offered co-operatively by the Department of Mathematics and the School of Computing Science. In general, students are expected to meet the requirements of both the department and the school with respect to admission, continuation and graduation requirements.

Prerequisite Grade Requirement

To enroll in a course offered by the Department of Mathematics, a student must obtain a grade of C- or better in each prerequisite course. Some courses may require higher prerequisite grades. Check the MATH course’s Calendar description for details.

No student may complete, for further credit, any course offered by the Department of Mathematics which is a prerequisite for a course the student has already completed with a grade of C- or higher, without permission of the department.

Computing science course entry requires a grade of C- or better in each prerequisite course. A minimum 2.40 CGPA is required for 200, 300 and 400 division computing courses.

Program Requirements

Students complete 120 units as specified below.

Course and prerequisite admission is subject to departmental requirements.

Faculty of Applied Sciences residency requirements apply to the computing science courses used toward the program. The program is subject to Faculty of Science and University regulations.

Lower Division Requirements

Complete all three of

CMPT 120 - Introduction to Computing Science and Programming I (3)

An elementary introduction to computing science and computer programming, suitable for students with little or no programming background. Students will learn fundamental concepts and terminology of computing science, acquire elementary skills for programming in a high-level language and be exposed to diverse fields within, and applications of computing science. Topics will include: pseudocode, data types and control structures, fundamental algorithms, computability and complexity, computer architecture, and history of computing science. Treatment is informal and programming is presented as a problem-solving tool. Prerequisite: BC Math 12 or equivalent is recommended. Students with credit for CMPT 102, 128, 130 or 166 may not take this course for further credit. Students who have taken CMPT 125, 129, 130 or 135 first may not then take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Diana Cukierman
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101 Diana Cukierman
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D102 Diana Cukierman
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D103 Diana Cukierman
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D104 Diana Cukierman
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D105 Diana Cukierman
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D106 Diana Cukierman
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D107 Diana Cukierman
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D108 Diana Cukierman
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D200 Diana Cukierman
Mo, We, Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D201 Diana Cukierman
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D202 Diana Cukierman
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D203 Diana Cukierman
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D204 Diana Cukierman
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D205 Diana Cukierman
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D206 Diana Cukierman
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D207 Diana Cukierman
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D208 Diana Cukierman
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
CMPT 125 - Introduction to Computing Science and Programming II (3)

A rigorous introduction to computing science and computer programming, suitable for students who already have some background in computing science and programming. Intended for students who will major in computing science or a related program. Topics include: fundamental algorithms; elements of empirical and theoretical algorithmics; abstract data types and elementary data structures; basic object-oriented programming and software design; computation and computability; specification and program correctness; and history of computing science. Prerequisite: CMPT 120. Corequisite: CMPT 127. Students with credit for CMPT 126, 129, 135 or CMPT 200 or higher may not take for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
CMPT 127 - Computing Laboratory (3)

Builds on CMPT 120 to give a hands-on introduction to programming in C and C++, the basics of program design, essential algorithms and data structures. Guided labs teach the standard tools and students exploit these ideas to create software that works. To be taken in parallel with CMPT 125. Prerequisite: CMPT 120 or CMPT 128 or CMPT 130. Corequisite: CMPT 125.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Richard Vaughan
We 10:30 AM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D200 Richard Vaughan
We 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D300 Richard Vaughan
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby

or both of

CMPT 130 - Introduction to Computer Programming I (3)

An introduction to computing science and computer programming, using a systems oriented language, such as C or C++. This course introduces basic computing science concepts. Topics will include: elementary data types, control structures, functions, arrays and strings, fundamental algorithms, computer organization and memory management. Prerequisite: BC Math 12 (or equivalent, or any of MATH 100, 150, 151, 154, or 157). Students with credit for CMPT 102, 120, 128 or 166 may not take this course for further credit. Students who have taken CMPT 125, 129 or 135 first may not then take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 John Edgar
Mo, We, Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
D101 John Edgar
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D102 John Edgar
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D103 John Edgar
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D104 John Edgar
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D105 John Edgar
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D106 John Edgar
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 4080, Surrey
CMPT 135 - Introduction to Computer Programming II (3)

A second course in systems-oriented programming and computing science that builds upon the foundation set in CMPT 130 using a systems-oriented language such as C or C++. Topics: a review of the basic elements of programming; introduction to object-oriented programming (OOP); techniques for designing and testing programs; use and implementation of elementary data structures and algorithms; introduction to embedded systems programming. Prerequisite: CMPT 130. Students with credit for CMPT 125, 126, or 129 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

and all of

CMPT 225 - Data Structures and Programming (3)

Introduction to a variety of practical and important data structures and methods for implementation and for experimental and analytical evaluation. Topics include: stacks, queues and lists; search trees; hash tables and algorithms; efficient sorting; object-oriented programming; time and space efficiency analysis; and experimental evaluation. Prerequisite: (MACM 101 and ((CMPT 125 and 127), CMPT 129 or CMPT 135)) or (ENSC 251 and ENSC 252). Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D102 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D103 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D104 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D105 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D106 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D107 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D108 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D200 Toby Donaldson
Mo, We, Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
D201 Toby Donaldson
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D202 Toby Donaldson
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D203 Toby Donaldson
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 4080, Surrey
D204 Toby Donaldson
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 4080, Surrey
CMPT 295 - Introduction to Computer Systems (3)

The curriculum introduces students to topics in computer architecture that are considered fundamental to an understanding of the digital systems underpinnings of computer systems. Prerequisite: Either (MACM 101 and ((CMPT 125 and CMPT 127) or CMPT 135)) or (MATH 151 and CMPT 102 for students in an Applied Physics program). Students with credits for CMPT 150 or 250 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Anne Lavergne
Mo, We, Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101 Anne Lavergne
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D102 Anne Lavergne
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D103 Anne Lavergne
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D104 Anne Lavergne
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D105 Anne Lavergne
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
D106 Anne Lavergne
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
ASB 9838, Burnaby
MACM 101 - Discrete Mathematics I (3)

Introduction to counting, induction, automata theory, formal reasoning, modular arithmetic. Prerequisite: BC Math 12 (or equivalent), or any of MATH 100, 150, 151, 154, 157. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D102 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D103 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D104 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D105 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D106 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D107 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D108 Binay Bhattacharya
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D200 Andrei Bulatov
Mo, We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D201 Andrei Bulatov
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D202 Andrei Bulatov
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D203 Andrei Bulatov
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D204 Andrei Bulatov
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D205 Andrei Bulatov
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D206 Andrei Bulatov
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D207 Andrei Bulatov
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D208 Andrei Bulatov
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D300 Toby Donaldson
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
D301 Toby Donaldson
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
D302 Toby Donaldson
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D303 Toby Donaldson
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D304 Toby Donaldson
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D305 Toby Donaldson
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
D306 Toby Donaldson
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5060, Surrey
MACM 201 - Discrete Mathematics II (3)

A continuation of MACM 101. Topics covered include graph theory, trees, inclusion-exclusion, generating functions, recurrence relations, and optimization and matching. Prerequisite: MACM 101 or (ENSC 251 and one of MATH 232 or MATH 240). Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Matthew DeVos
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
OP01
TBD
MATH 242 - Introduction to Analysis I (3)

Mathematical induction. Limits of real sequences and real functions. Continuity and its consequences. The mean value theorem. The fundamental theorem of calculus. Series. Prerequisite: MATH 152; or MATH 155 or 158 with a grade of B. Quantitative.

MATH 251 - Calculus III (3)

Rectangular, cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Vectors, lines, planes, cylinders, quadric surfaces. Vector functions, curves, motion in space. Differential and integral calculus of several variables. Vector fields, line integrals, fundamental theorem for line integrals, Green's theorem. Prerequisite: MATH 152; or MATH 155 or MATH 158 with a grade of at least B. Recommended: It is recommended that MATH 240 or 232 be taken before or concurrently with MATH 251. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David Muraki
Mo, We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D200
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 3310, Surrey
D300 Jamie Mulholland
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
OPO3
TBD
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
STAT 270 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Basic laws of probability, sample distributions. Introduction to statistical inference and applications. Prerequisite: or Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155 or 158. Students wishing an intuitive appreciation of a broad range of statistical strategies may wish to take STAT 100 first. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Gaitri Yapa
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
WMC 3520, Burnaby
OP01
TBD

and either

CMPT 276 - Introduction to Software Engineering (3)

An overview of various techniques used for software development and software project management. Major tasks and phases in modern software development, including requirements, analysis, documentation, design, implementation, testing,and maintenance. Project management issues are also introduced. Students complete a team project using an iterative development process. Prerequisite: One W course, CMPT 225, (MACM 101 or (ENSC 251 and ENSC 252)) and (MATH 151 or MATH 150). MATH 154 or MATH 157 with at least a B+ may be substituted for MATH 151 or MATH 150. Students with credit for CMPT 275 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Angelica Lim
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby

or both of

MACM 203 - Computing with Linear Algebra (2) +

Using a mathematical software package for doing calculations in linear algebra. Development of computer models that analyze and illustrate applications of linear algebra. All calculations and experiments will be done in the Matlab software package. Topics include: large-scale matrix calculations, experiments with cellular automata, indexing, searching and ranking pages on the internet, population models, data fitting and optimization, image analysis, and cryptography. Prerequisite: One of CMPT 102, 120, 126, 128 or 130 and one of MATH 150, 151, 154 or 157 and one of MATH 232 or 240. MATH 232 or 240 can be taken as corequisite. Students in excess of 80 units may not take MACM 203 for further credit. Quantitative.

MACM 204 - Computing with Calculus (2) +

Using a mathematical software package for doing computations from calculus. Development of computer models that analyze and illustrate applications of calculus. All calculations and experiments will be done in the Maple software package. Topics include: graphing functions and data, preparing visual aids for illustrating mathematical concepts, integration, Taylor series, numerical approximation methods, 3D visualization of curves and surfaces, multi-dimensional optimization, differential equations and disease spread models. Prerequisite: One of CMPT 102, 120, 126, 128 or 130 and MATH 251. MATH 251 can be taken as a corequisite. Students in excess of 80 units may not take MACM 204 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Monagan
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SECB 1014, Burnaby
D101 Michael Monagan
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 3148.2, Burnaby
D102 Michael Monagan
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3148.2, Burnaby

and one of

MATH 150 - Calculus I with Review (4)

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Topics as for Math 151 with a more extensive review of functions, their properties and their graphs. Recommended for students with no previous knowledge of Calculus. In addition to regularly scheduled lectures, students enrolled in this course are encouraged to come for assistance to the Calculus Workshop (Burnaby), or Math Open Lab (Surrey). Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B+, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B-, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 151, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 150 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100
Mo, Tu, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D200 Veselin Jungic
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3170, Surrey
SUR 3170, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
MATH 151 - Calculus I (3) *

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions, inverse functions. Limits, continuity, and derivatives. Techniques of differentiation, including logarithmic and implicit differentiation. The Mean Value Theorem. Applications of differentiation including extrema, curve sketching, Newton's method. Introduction to modeling with differential equations. Polar coordinates, parametric curves. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least A, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 151 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nils Bruin
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D200 Zhaosong Lu
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3310, Surrey
OPO1
TBD
OPO2
TBD
MATH 154 - Calculus I for the Biological Sciences (3) **

Designed for students specializing in the biological and medical sciences. Topics include: limits, growth rate and the derivative; elementary functions, optimization and approximation methods, and their applications; mathematical models of biological processes. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 151 or 157 may not take MATH 154 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Matthew DeVos
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D200
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2600, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
MATH 157 - Calculus I for the Social Sciences (3) **

Designed for students specializing in business or the social sciences. Topics include: limits, growth rate and the derivative; logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions and their application to business, economics, optimization and approximation methods; introduction to functions of several variables with emphasis on partial derivatives and extrema. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 151 or 154 may not take MATH 157 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Petra Menz
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D200
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD

and one of

MATH 152 - Calculus II (3) *

Riemann sum, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, definite, indefinite and improper integrals, approximate integration, integration techniques, applications of integration. First-order separable differential equations and growth models. Sequences and series, series tests, power series, convergence and applications of power series. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151; or MATH 154 or 157 with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 155 or 158 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ralf Wittenberg
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
OP01
TBD
MATH 155 - Calculus II for the Biological Sciences (3) **

Designed for students specializing in the biological and medical sciences. Topics include: the integral, partial derivatives, differential equations, linear systems, and their applications; mathematical models of biological processes. Prerequisite: MATH 150, 151 or 154; or MATH 157 with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 152 or 158 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

MATH 158 - Calculus II for the Social Sciences (3) **

Designed for students specializing in business or the social sciences. Topics include: theory of integration, integration techniques, applications of integration; functions of several variables with emphasis on double and triple integrals and their applications; introduction to differential equations with emphasis on some special first-order equations and their applications; sequences and series. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 or 157. Students with credit for MATH 152 or 155 may not take MATH 158 for further credit. Quantitative.

and one of

MATH 232 - Applied Linear Algebra (3) **

Linear equations, matrices, determinants. Introduction to vector spaces and linear transformations and bases. Complex numbers. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors; diagonalization. Inner products and orthogonality; least squares problems. An emphasis on applications involving matrix and vector calculations. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151; or MACM 101; or MATH 154 or 157, both with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 240 make not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Justin Gray
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D200 JF Williams
Mo, We, Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
OP01
TBD
OP02
TBD
MATH 240 - Algebra I: Linear Algebra (3) *

Linear equations, matrices, determinants. Real and abstract vector spaces, subspaces and linear transformations; basis and change of basis. Complex numbers. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors; diagonalization. Inner products and orthogonality; least squares problems. Applications. Subject is presented with an abstract emphasis and includes proofs of the basic theorems. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151; or MACM 101; or MATH 154 or 157, both with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 232 cannot take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Monagan
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3154, Burnaby
AQ 3153, Burnaby
OPO1
TBD

* strongly recommended

** with a B grade or better

+ The following substitutions are also permitted. They may not also be used to satisfy the upper division requirements below. MACM 409 - Numerical Linear Algebra: Algorithms, Implementation and Application (3) for MACM 203. MACM 401 - Introduction to Computer Algebra (3) for MACM 204. MACM 442 - Cryptography (3) for MACM 204.

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete at least 45 units, including all of

CMPT 307 - Data Structures and Algorithms (3)

Analysis and design of data structures for lists, sets, trees, dictionaries, and priority queues. A selection of topics chosen from sorting, memory management, graphs and graph algorithms. Prerequisite: CMPT 225, MACM 201, MATH 151 (or MATH 150), and MATH 232 or 240.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ramesh Krishnamurti
Mo, We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D200 Joseph Peters
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 5240, Surrey
MACM 316 - Numerical Analysis I (3)

A presentation of the problems commonly arising in numerical analysis and scientific computing and the basic methods for their solutions. Prerequisite: MATH 152 or 155 or 158, and MATH 232 or 240, and computing experience. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 John Stockie
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM
We 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
E101
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
E102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
E103
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
E104
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
E105
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
E106
Mo 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
MATH 340 - Algebra II: Rings and Fields (3)

The integers and mathematical proof. Relations and modular arithmetic. Rings and fields, polynomial rings, the Euclidean algorithm. The complex numbers and the fundamental theorem of algebra. Construction of finite fields, primitive elements in finite fields, and their application. Prerequisite: MATH 240 (or MATH 232 with a grade of at least B). Students with credit for MATH 332 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Imin Chen
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
D101
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D102
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D103
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 6136, Burnaby

and one of

CMPT 300 - Operating Systems I (3)

This course aims to give the student an understanding of what a modern operating system is, and the services it provides. It also discusses some basic issues in operating systems and provides solutions. Topics include multiprogramming, process management, memory management, and file systems. Prerequisite: CMPT 225 and (MACM 101 or (ENSC 251 and ENSC 252)).

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Keval Vora
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
AQ 3150, Burnaby
D200 Keval Vora
Mo, We, Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
CMPT 371 - Data Communications and Networking (3)

Data communication fundamentals (data types, rates, and transmission media). Network architectures for local and wide areas. Communications protocols suitable for various architectures. ISO protocols and internetworking. Performance analysis under various loadings and channel error rates. Prerequisite: CMPT 225, (CMPT 150, ENSC 150 or CMPT 295) and MATH 151 (MATH 150). MATH 154 or 157 with a grade of at least B+ may be substituted for MATH 151 (MATH 150).

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Joseph Peters
Mo, We, Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E100
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1700, Vancouver
CMPT 379 - Principles of Compiler Design (3)

This course covers the key components of a compiler for a high level programming language. Topics include lexical analysis, parsing, type checking, code generation and optimization. Students will work in teams to design and implement an actual compiler making use of tools such as lex and yacc. Prerequisite: MACM 201, (CMPT 150, CMPT 295 or ENSC 215) and CMPT 225.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Apala Guha
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3170, Surrey

and one of

MATH 308 - Linear Optimization (3)

Linear programming modelling. The simplex method and its variants. Duality theory. Post-optimality analysis. Applications and software. Additional topics may include: game theory, network simplex algorithm, and convex sets. Prerequisite: MATH 150, 151, 154, or 157 and MATH 240 or 232. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Zhaosong Lu
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 5100, Surrey
SUR 2740, Surrey
D101
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3250, Surrey
D102
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2750, Surrey
MATH 310 - Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations (3)

First-order differential equations, second- and higher-order linear equations, series solutions, introduction to Laplace transform, systems and numerical methods, applications in the physical, biological and social sciences. Prerequisite: MATH 152; or MATH 155/158 with a grade of at least B, MATH 232 or 240. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100
Mo, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D102
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D103
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D104
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D105
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D106
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D200 Veselin Jungic
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 5240, Surrey
D201
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D202
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
D204
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
MATH 345 - Introduction to Graph Theory (3)

Fundamental concepts, trees and distances, matchings and factors, connectivity and paths, network flows, integral flows. Prerequisite: MACM 201 (with a grade of at least B-). Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ladislav Stacho
Mo, We, Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10011, Burnaby
D101
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
D102
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2830, Burnaby

and additional work is required to total 21 upper division MATH and 24 upper division CMPT units. MACM are counted in an alternating fashion toward the MATH and CMPT requirements, starting with the first MACM course completed, counting toward either MATH or CMPT. Twelve units must be at the 400 division or higher, including at least three units each of CMPT and MATH.

Other Requirements

The program is subject to Faculty of Science and University regulations. Course and prerequisite admission is subject to departmental requirements. MACM major graduation is contingent upon a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and upper division grade point average (UDGPA) of 2.00 or better. Students must also achieve a 2.00 or better CGPA and UDGPA in each of the CMPT, MACM and MATH designations. Faculty of Applied Sciences residency requirements apply to the computing science courses used toward the program.

Co-operative Education and Work Experience

All computing science students are strongly encouraged to explore the opportunities that Work Integrated Learning (WIL) can offer. Please contact a computing science or mathematics co-op advisor during the first year of studies to ensure that you have all of the necessary courses and information to help plan for a successful co-op experience.

Visit http://www.sfu.ca/computing/prospective-students/undergraduate-students/cooperative-education.html for more computing science information, or for mathematics, http://www.sfu.ca/coop/contact#science.

University Degree Requirements

Students must also satisfy University degree requirements for degree completion.

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.

 

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit

  • At least half of the program's total units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.
  • At least two thirds of the program's total upper division units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.

Please see Faculty of Applied Sciences Residency Requirements for further information.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult a Mathematics or Computing Science advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.