School of Arts & Sciences
Math and Computer Science
The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Northwestern is located in Shockley Hall on the Alva campus. The department offers majors in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Computer Science, and Computer Science with an Information System option. Minors are also available in Mathematics and Computer Science. The Mathematics and Computer Science Department consists of qualified and friendly faculty members who are eager to help students prepare for careers in mathematics and/or computer science.
Dr. Tim Maharry
Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Shockley Hall 214
Ashley Smith, Junior
"I love my degree because...."
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
- Bachelor of Science Education in Mathematics
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
- Bachelor of Science Information System Option
For a detailed look at the course requirements and descriptions for these degrees, please see the Undergraduate Catalog.
Plans of Study
Scholarship opportunities are available for students in this department.
All incoming freshmen or transfers are encouraged to fill out the Scholarship Application for Freshmen and Transfers, which should be submitted along with the Application for Admission to the University. The incoming freshman deadline is May 15, while the transfer student deadline is July 15.
Current students have until March 15 for academic scholarships using the Continuing Student Scholarship Application.
A few departmental scholarships are shared with the Department of Natural Science and are on a rotation basis.
To complete the application process for departmental scholarships:
- Turn in a copy of your unofficial transcript to Dr. Tim Maharry (SH 214)
- Submit the Natural Science/Math and Science Department Scholarship Application by March 1. This one application will go to the chairs in both departments.
Departmental scholarships available in this area and more can be found at https://my.nwfoundation.com/scholarships, including numerous miscellaneous unspecified scholarships.
For more information, please visit Scholarships.