Academic Programs of Study

Computer Science

Bachelor of Science - BS

  • prepares students for careers in information technology and software engineering
  • these fields that are expected to account for nearly 60% of all new jobs between now and 2018.

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Computer Science at Marywood

Our computer science program prepares students for careers in information technology and software engineering, fields that are expected to account for nearly 60% of all new jobs between now and 2018. Students in our B.S. in Computer Science program will:

  • Develop proficiency in computer programming languages such as C++ and Java.
  • Understand the architecture of modern computers.
  • Be able to understand and implement common data structures used in computing.
  • Be able to develop and analyze algorithms for solving computing problems.
  • Develop proficiency in computer networking.
  • Understand the principles of computer operating systems.
  • Understand the principles of compilers.
  • Develop proficiency in at least one application area such as database management, web application, computer graphics, etc.

More About This Degree


Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Topology; Connections of Mathematics to Music

Office Hours

Fall 2019 (August 26, 2019 to December 13, 2019) Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 PM to 2 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 PM to 3:30 P, or by appointment. 

Please email Dr. Johnson to make an appointment.


Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Assistant Chairperson of the Science, Mathematics & Computer Science department

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Office Hours

Fall 2019 (August 26, 2019 to December 13, 2019) Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:20 AM to 10 AM, or by appointment. 

Please email Dr. Adhikari to make an appointment.


Wen Cheng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Security

Machine Learning; Data Mining; Statistic Modeling; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Pattern Recognition; Imaging Processing and Analysis; Big Data

Office Hours

Fall 2019 (August 26, 2019 to December 13, 2019) Monday from 2 PM to 4 PM, Tuesday from 2 PM to 3 PM, Wednesday from 11 AM to 12 PM and from 2 PM to 3 PM, or by appointment. 

Please email Dr. Cheng to make an appointment.

This is just a sample of our Mathematics and Computer Science faculty - see them all!

Students who graduate with a degree in computer science find success in careers in software architecture and development, database administration, web development, network and computer systems, and more.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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