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Major Requirements: Information Systems
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2016–2018 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses Computer Science 198  

Computer Science 198

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Smith Hall  973-353-5156


The major and minor in computer science and the major in information systems are offered at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Chair: Li Guo

Undergraduate Program Director: David Keys

Elementary Mathematics Coordinator: Robert Puhak


Mark Feighn, Sci.B., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

Jane Gilman, B.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia

Li Guo, B.S., Lanzhu (China); M.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Washington

John Loftin, A.B., B.S., Stanford; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard

Zhengyu Mao, B.S., Shanghai Jiaotong; Ph.D., Columbia

Lee Mosher, B.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Princeton

Ulrich Oertel, B.Sci., Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Diana Shelstad, B.A., Tasmania (Australia); M.Sci., Monash (Australia); Ph.D., Yale

Jacob Sturm, B.S., Columbia; Ph.D., Princeton

Associate Professors:

William F. Keigher, B.A., Montclair State College; A.M., Ph.D., Illinois

C. David Keys, B.S., Louisiana State; M.S., Ph.D., Chicago

John Randall, B.A., Sidney Sussex College (Cambridge); M.Sc., Ph.D., Warwick

Ioannis Sakellaridis, Dipl. Eng., National Technical University of Athens; Ph.D., Stanford

Robert Sczech, Diplom, Dr. Nat., Bonn (Germany)

Xiaowei Wang, B.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Brandeis

Assistant Professor:

Anastasiia Tsvietkova


Yusuf Abdi, B.S., M.S., City College of New York; Ed.D., Rutgers

Fatiha Assadipour, B.S., Algerian Institute of Technology

Leon Malloy, M.B.A., Rutgers

Pallavi Parekh, B.S., Calcutta (India); M.S., Indian Institute of Technology

Robert Puhak, B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.A., Villanova; Ph.D., Lehigh

Veronica Zhang, B.S., Rutgers; M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Computer science (CS) and information systems (IS) majors are offered jointly with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Students take courses at Rutgers under the 21:198 prefix. They may register at Rutgers for courses at NJIT through cross-registration under the 28:198 and 28:548 prefixes. The school code 28 identifies a course offered at NJIT, while 198 is Computer Science at NJIT, and 548 is Information Systems at NJIT. Students should consult the registrar's website for specific cross registration instructions for these courses.

The computer science and information systems majors share a common core of computer science courses. The CS major is intended for those students who wish to concentrate on the theoretical and practical aspects of computer science. It requires additional courses in mathematics and advanced computer science. The IS major is intended for those students who wish to prepare for a career in business involving computers. Students may not major in both computer science and information systems, and may not minor in computer science and major in information systems.

Prerequisites for all courses given by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science must be passed with a C or better.

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