Mathematics and Computing Science

Overview

If you want to explore the ways in which math skills and computing skills make both disciplines stronger, then you will be interested in this program. Study mathematical modeling, computing with calculus, and cryptography.

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Mathematics and Computing Science is a joint major program offered by the Faculty of Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Science.

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Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Bioinfomatician
  • Computer and Information Manager
  • Cryptopgrapher
  • Operations Researcher
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Risk and Insurance Specialist
  • Software Engineer

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

Admission requirements

If you are interested in this joint major, you can apply to either Mathematics or Computing Science and must meet the requirements for the program you apply to.

How to apply

There are different ways that you can apply into this program. To learn the best route for you please contact a faculty advisor.

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp and either
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Applied Sciences
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BSC Computing Science
    • or

    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of  Science
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BSC Mathematics

After admission, speak to an advisor about approval into the joint major option.