Solving Problems and Programming Solutions

Are you a problem solver with an analytical mind? Cultivate your math or computer programming skills in Ashland University’s Mathematics & Computer Science Department.

In our programs, you will:

  • Learn from expert faculty who are well regarded in their professions and active in the mathematics or computer science field
  • Receive personal attention in small classes taught by award-winning instructors
  • Use state-of-the-art equipment that runs the latest operating systems, including Linux, Solaris, MacOS and Windows, plus software to handle any mathematics or computer science challenge
  • Gain firsthand experience with a variety of internship opportunities
  • Present your work at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium and at the Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America
Student in math class using a calculator to solve a problem

Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship was created to enhance the undergraduate academic experience for new first-time and transfer students enrolled in a major within the College of Arts & Sciences. It is a merit-based, renewable scholarship of $1,500 that can be "stacked" on top of other awarded AU academic scholarships. In addition, students have the opportunity to participate in unique academic communities with a focus on career coaching and preparation.

Dean's Scholarships are available in these areas:

  • Art and Music
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice and Emergency Management
  • Journalism and Digital Media
  • Languages and Literatures
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Social Work

Student Competitions

Math and computer science students participate in a number of competitions.

Student Groups

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department offers a number of student-run groups with faculty advisors.

Contact Information

Chris Swanson
Christopher Swanson, Ph.D.
Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Professor of Mathematics
209 Patterson Instructional Technology Center