Molding a Mathematical Mind

Are you an excellent problem solver with a mathematical mindset? A recent study found that the average starting salary of mathematics majors is higher than the starting salaries of business, communication, advertising, and accounting majors. The Mathematics program at Ashland University is designed to help you further develop your problem-solving skills while developing the theoretical insight needed for a rewarding career or graduate study.

Contact Us

Department Chair

Dr. Christopher Swanson
Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
209, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
419.289.5264
cswanson@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant

V. Sue Ralph
Administrative Assistant
202, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
419.289.5790
vralph@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Brochures, Course Descriptions, Course Rotations & Four-Year Guides

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you.

Course Rotations

Computer Science Course Rotations

Cyber Security Course Rotations

Software Design Course Rotations

Math Course Rotations

Anticipated Course Offerings 2018-2022: Computer Science, Cyber Security, Software Design Development and Math

Mathematics Course Descriptions

Cyber Security Course Descriptions

Software Design Development Course Descriptions

Computer Science Course Descriptions

Undergraduate Catalog
Catalog 2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016
2019-2020 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2018-2019 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2017-2018 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2016-2017 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2015-2016 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A.
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

Contact Us

Contact Us

Department Chair

Dr. Christopher Swanson
Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
209, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
419.289.5264
cswanson@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant

V. Sue Ralph
Administrative Assistant
202, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
419.289.5790
vralph@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Curriculum

Brochures, Course Descriptions, Course Rotations & Four-Year Guides

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you.

Course Rotations

Computer Science Course Rotations

Cyber Security Course Rotations

Software Design Course Rotations

Math Course Rotations

Anticipated Course Offerings 2018-2022: Computer Science, Cyber Security, Software Design Development and Math

Mathematics Course Descriptions

Cyber Security Course Descriptions

Software Design Development Course Descriptions

Computer Science Course Descriptions

Undergraduate Catalog
Catalog 2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016
2019-2020 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2018-2019 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2017-2018 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2016-2017 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A. Four-Year Guide
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide
2015-2016 Academic Year
Mathematics, B.A.
Mathematics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

What to Expect in the Mathematics Program

As a math student, you’ll develop strong problem skills, analytical skills, and a proficiency for handling numbers.

You’ll also:

  • Receive personal attention from each of your professors in small class sizes with many opportunities to actively participate
  • Learn from quality professors who have earned multiple awards for excellence in teaching
  • Participate in mathematics challenges and contests such as mathematics competitions and activities provided by the Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
  • Have full access to extensive computer resources within the department’s technology center, including a variety of hardware running Linux, Solaris, MacOS, and Windows operating systems. These resources also include computer algebra systems, statistic and geometric software, and other applications to facilitate your learning.

Mathematics Career Outlook

Average Career Salary

$84,760

Average Career Growth

33 percent by 2026, much faster than the average career growth

Career Opportunities

Recent mathematics graduates have gone into industries such as:

  • Actuarial Science

  • Statistics

  • Operations Research

  • Engineering

  • Medicine

  • Economics

  • Financial Service

Student Organizations

Student Organizations