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Computer and Math Sciences

Degrees Offered

Undergraduate Computer Science
New Mexico Highlands offers an undergraduate degree in computer science with three areas of concentration: software/hardware systems, information systems, and an individualized program of study. Our program features a rigorous curriculum to ensure students graduate with the skills needed for a rewarding and successful career.

Undergraduate Computer Science
New Mexico Highlands University’s outstanding mathematics bachelor’s degree program provides an in-depth curriculum designed to accommodate a variety of interests in the field. Special tracks are available to students entering the teaching field.

Students who earn a degree in computer science can look forward to a variety of rewarding career choices including information systems management, network administration, systems design, programming, database administration and more.

Graduate Computer Science
The Department of Computer Sciences offers graduate courses in computer science. In addition, a joint media arts and computer science degree is offered by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Communication and Fine Arts.
The Department of Computer Science trains students in the fields of computer science. By encouraging and developing problem-solving, critical/analytical thinking, and practical, laboratory-based skills, our students are well prepared for careers in any combination of these fields, either via solid preparation for further graduate education or immediate entrance into the workforce (industry, teaching, and national labs).

Requirements

Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Computer and Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Requirements

Undergraduate course catalog: Computer and Math Sciences

The New Mexico Highlands undergraduate catalog outlines your options and the steps you need to take to complete degree requirements for your chosen major. To ensure the seamless completion of your degree, consult often with your academic adviser and utilize Highlands’ Degree Audit tool to keep track of your academic progress.

Computer and Mathematical Sciences Graduate Requirements

Graduate course catalog: Computer and Math Sciences

The New Mexico Highlands undergraduate catalog outlines your options and the steps you need to take to complete degree requirements for your chosen major. To ensure the seamless completion of your degree, consult often with your academic adviser and utilize Highlands’ Degree Audit tool to keep track of your academic progress.

Graduate Coordinator

Gil Gallegos: grgallegos@nmhu.edu
Office phone: 505-454-3302

Requirements:

  • Statement of educational goals
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all previously attended regionally accredited institutions (3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Will consider those who do not meet the GPA requirement.

Deadlines: Rolling admissions

Admit for fall and spring terms

 

Important Dates

  • 09

    May

    Postponed: Commencement

  • 31

    May

    Summer Spanish Immersion Institute 2020

Careers

Graduates of the NMHU Computer and Mathematical Sciences department can be found in the following occupations:

  • Database Administrators
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Actuary
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • High School Math Teacher

Faculty & Staff

Computer and Math Sciences

Faculty & Staff

MISSION STATEMENT

Mission of the Department of Computer and Math Science

The Mission of the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences is to train students in the fields of mathematics, computer science, physics, and engineering. By encouraging and developing problem solving, critical/analytical thinking, and practical, laboratory-based skills, our students will be well prepared for careers in any combination of these fields, either via solid preparation for further graduate education or immediate entrance into the workforce (industry, teaching, and national laboratories).