Mathematics and Computer Science

Inventing tomorrow - through mathematics, computation, and robotics

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) invites students to prepare for some of the most coveted jobs and most important advances in technology today, by pursuing the degrees we offer in computer science, applied mathematics, and robotics:

  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • MS in Computational Sciences and Robotics

Our department takes great pride in our degree and active research programs that span a variety of disciplines. The department values high-quality teaching and we currently have six faculty members that have earned awards for excellence in teaching. We also provide many unique experiences where students can readily participate in a research projects, compete in academic competitions, or join one of our professional society student chapters.

The computer science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of
ABET, Inc.
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone: 410-347-7700
Fax: 443-552-3644

We hope you will explore our site further to learn more about the department and our degree programs. Please contact us if you have questions or need more information.

Don't Miss It - MCS Colloquium

Spring and fall MCS semester series, generally Mondays and Wednesdays at 4pm.  Open to the campus and the general public.
brComputational Astronomy

Math/Science Workshop for Area Teachers

SD Mines presents "Computational Astronomy" - a program to inspire local students to embrace science and mathematics. The program kicks off with a 2-day workshop for South Dakota middle and high school teachers. Cost is covered by a NASA grant but class is limited to 15 participants. Workshop will be held April 28-29, 2017, and repeated in October of 2017 and March of 2018.