## Welcome to Math/CS at HWS

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a residential, four-year,
liberal arts institution in upstate New York State, with about 2200 students. The
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is a combined department
of mathematics and computer science, with ten full-time faculty.

### Math Courses

Our selection of math courses includes *Math 110: Discovery in Math* for
non-majors, a typical calculus sequence, required courses such as *Linear Algebra*
and *Foundations of Analysis*, and a wide range of electives. Our schedule
for Fall 2014 includes:

- Math 130: Calculus I
- Math 135: First Steps into Advanced Mathematics
- Math 204: Linear Algebra
- Math 237: Differential Equations
- Math 350: Probability
- Math 375: Abstract Algebra

### Computer Science Courses

As for computer science, we offer *CPSC 120*
for non-majors. This course covers different topics, depending on who is teaching it, but it always
includes some basic programming. For majors, we teach Java Programming and other required courses
such as *Computer Architecture* and
*Analysis of Algorithms*. Here are the courses scheduled for
Fall 2014:

- CPSC 120: Principals of Computer Science
- CPSC 124: Introductory Programming
- CPSC 220: Introduction to Computer Architecture
- CPSC 229: Foundations of Computation
- CPSC 329: Software Development
- CPSC 441: Computer Networking

And here is a picture of one of our faculty members, John Vaughn: