CIT 5920 Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science

Short Description

This course introduces students to math concepts that form the backbone of the majority of computer science. Topics covered include sets, functions, permutations and combinations, discrete probability, expectation, mathematical induction, and graph theory. The goal of the course is to ensure that students are comfortable enough with the math required for most of the CIS electives.

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Pre-Requisites

There are no college-level prerequisites for this class. However, reviewing the algebra learned in high school will be very useful. No prior programming background is expected nor will this course assign any programming exercises.

Content

This course introduces students to math concepts that form the backbone of the majority of computer science. Topics covered include sets, functions, permutations and combinations, discrete probability, expectation, mathematical induction, and graph theory. The goal of the course is to ensure that students are comfortable enough with the math required for most of the CIS electives.

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Course Creators
  • Val Tannen