Math & Computer Science 18-19

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.  



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Dr. Tim Maharry
Professor of Mathematics 
Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Department 
Shockley Hall 214
(580) 327-8583

Student Spotlight

Kelsey Conaway, Ringwood, OK
​BS in Mathematics May 2018

Kelsey Conaway"Earning a degree in Mathematics at Northwestern helps you build a skill set that is invaluable in today's workforce.  The ability to do computational analysis, think critically, and practice discipline are just a few examples.  The staff and faculty are always willing to go the extra mile to see you succeed.  Coming to Northwestern and earning a degree in Math has afforded me the opportunity to continue my education in graduate school for statistics. I will always look back and appreciate my time at this university and with this department."

Degrees Offered

  • 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


Scholarship opportunities are available for students in this department.

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:

Departmental scholarships available in this area and more can be found at, including numerous miscellaneous unspecified scholarships.

Current students have until March 15 for academic scholarships using the Continuing Student Scholarship Application.

All incoming freshmen or transfers are encouraged to fill out their respective scholarship forms: Freshman Scholarship or Transfer Scholarship, 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.

Students also should complete the FAFSA form at

For more information, please visit Scholarships.

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