Academic Programs of Study

Mathematics

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


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

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Office Hours

Spring 2019 (January 16, 2019 to May 6, 2019), Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 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

Spring 2019 (January 16, 2019 to May 6, 2019), Monday 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and  Wednesday 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., or by appointment.  Please email Dr. Cheng to make an appointment.


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

Topology; Connections of Mathematics to Music

Office Hours

Spring 2019 (January 16, 2019 to May 6, 2019), Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., or by appointment.  Please email Dr. Johnson 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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