Academic Programs of Study


Bachelor of Science - BS

  • Foundation in mathematical skills and logical reasoning
  • Develop mathematical understanding, efficiency and analytical skills 
  • Computer competency for mathematical problem-solving

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Mathematics at Marywood

Students in this program will:

  • Develop attitudes of mind and analytical skills required for the efficient use and understanding of mathematics;
  • Be able to abstract from the particular to the general;
  • Be able to build mathematical models of real world situations;
  • Have competency in the use of computers as a tool in mathematical problem-solving;
  • Be able to work independently on problems in mathematics;
  • Have an understanding of the origin and historical development of basic mathematical concepts.

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!

The analytical skills and the habit of independent rational thinking developed in our department at Marywood can serve you well in any number of possible careers - from business to research to teaching. Currently, a shortage of mathematicians exists both in industry and in the teaching profession at every level. Therefore, the job market is extremely good. Our graduates either continue their studies in graduate school or find an interesting and challenging job in their major within weeks of their graduation.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

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

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