Mathematics/Computer Science

Mathematics is the study of pattern, structure, and change. Although it is one of the most ancient disciplines, new mathematics is being created every day. It can be found in everything from internet security, to green energy technology, to Wall Street investment strategies. 

Computer Science is organized around the study of design and analysis techniques used to write software or programs in various application areas, along with details about the internal workings of computers (known as computer architecture and operating systems).

Western’s Mathematics/Computer Science Program provides excellent preparation for graduate study or for careers in the technical, scientific, and mathematical application of computers. Students are able to apply their knowledge and expertise in the development of computer-based solutions of complicated mathematical problems, including environmental and ecological modeling, scientific and engineering calculations, and statistical analysis.

Western’s Mathematics and Computer Science Departments are part of the College of Science and Engineering.


Careers and Graduate Studies

With the skill set of both Western’s mathematics and computer science faculty, students in the Mathematics/Computer Science program have the tools to succeed in a myriad of career settings or, if they choose, in continued education.


Requirements and Course Details

To learn more about this program, including grade requirements, a course listing, how to declare the major, and more, see the Program of Study Details.


Sample Careers

  • Research Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • Applied Science Technologist
  • Information Scientist