TWU's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers bachelor of science degrees in mathematics, computer science, health informatics and informatics. We also have specialized degree plans if you wish to pursue a career in math education, computational math, statistics, engineering, information technology or programming/software engineering. Certification to teach in public schools in Texas is available in mathematics for grade levels 4-8 and 7-12. Teacher certification for computer science also is available for the secondary level.
Our informatics programs were introduced in fall 2015. Learn more about informatics and our four degree tracks here.
Programs of study for our B.S. degrees:
B.S. in Mathematics
B.S. in Computer Science
B.S. in Health Informatics with Clinical Applications Minor
B.S. in Health Informatics with Health Studies Minor
B.S. in Informatics with Community Informatics Minor
B.S. in Informatics with Data Science Minor
B.S. Mathematics (4-8 Mathematics Certification)
B.S. Mathematics (7-12 Mathematics Certification)
B.S. Computer Science (8-12 Computer Science Certification)
Programs of study for our B.A. degrees:
In collaboration with the University of North Texas (UNT), TWU provides a dual degree option enabling students to attend the two universities simultaneously and graduate with a B.S. in mathematics degree from TWU and a B.S. in engineering degree (electrical, mechanical and energy, biomedical, or material science) from UNT. Scholarships are available for qualified applicants. Learn more>>
When you apply to TWU, we will evaluate your academic achievement and preparation, as well as your standardized test scores. Admission to TWU is valid for four terms, unless you have attended another higher education institution.
Check out the links below for specific admissions information:
- How to apply
- Freshman Student Admissions
- Transfer Student Admissions
- International Student Admissions
- Other Types of Undergraduate Admissions
Questions about the admissions process? Contact the Office of Admissions Processing.
Admission to the Educator Preparation Program
There are three application periods per year (Fall, Spring and Summer). Students must have their applications in by the deadline the semester before they intend to take EDUC 3003 and EDUC 3482 (see schedule below). Please adhere to the following guidelines: We recommend preparing your application well in advance of the deadline. That way you will be able to identify and resolve any potential issues before the deadline date. No late applications will be accepted. If the deadline date falls on a weekend or a day that TWU is closed, applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on the next day that TWU is open after the deadline day.
Spring Application Deadlines* (Admission to the EDUC 3000s Summer)
- May 1 - Deadline to apply for Summer admission
- May 31 - Deadline for Transfer Grades, Grade Changes, or Any Other Requirement
Summer Application Deadlines (Admission to the EDUC 3000s Fall)
- July 1 - Deadline to apply for Fall admission
- July 31 - Deadline for Transfer Grades, Grade Changes, or Any Other Requirement
Fall Application Deadlines* (Admission to the EDUC 3000s Spring)
- December 1 - Deadline to apply for Spring admission
- December 21 - Deadline for Transfer Grades, Grade Changes, or Any Other Requirement
^If you intend to register early for Summer and Fall, it is recommended that you apply to the EPP by December 1 and meet all requirements by December 21.
In addition to the general undergraduate admissions requirements, to obtain acceptance into the undergraduate Educator Preparation Program (and prior to taking EDUC 3003, EDUC 3482, EDUC 4113, EDUC 4243, and Clinical Student Teaching) students must have:
- A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (includes all courses, whether posted to TWU transcript or used on a degree plan. Excludes developmental and repeated courses);
- Completed EDUC 2003 with a C or higher;
- Demonstrated basic skills in reading, written communication, and mathematics by meeting the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative;
- Completed the Digital Literacy Pre-assessment;
- Successfully completed a pre-admission departmental interview with an interview panel;
- A minimum of 12 to 15 semester credit hours in the subject-specific content area for the certification sought;
- Completed department application for admission to the Educator Preparation Program;
- Completed a Commitment Contract acknowledging awareness and understanding of the Professional Dispositions Policy and Educators’ Code of Ethics;
- Submitted a non-refundable Texas Education Agency Fee; and
- Acknowledged and accepted admission to the Educator Preparation Program.
- All accepted students must maintain the admission requirements to remain in the TWU Education Preparation Program.
- Admission requirements are determined by Texas Education Agency policies and are subject to change without notice.
- Students seeking Bilingual certification must meet minimum proficiency in Spanish.
- Students seeking Deaf/Hard of Hearing certification must meet minimum proficiency in sign.
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