Department

Mathematics and Computer Science

Assumption University's Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Actuarial Science provides a strong foundation for students looking to enter a variety of professional fields and study at the graduate level. Develop your critical thinking and learn to solve problems, skills that are in high demand in today’s job market.

Contact Information

Joseph Alfano, Ph.D., Department Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science

508-767-1468


Location

Founders Hall - Room 128

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Assumption positions you for post-graduate success. You'll learn the problem-solving techniques that any employer seeks. The senior year oral exam for math majors teaches you how to communicate complex topics effectively. In these disciplines, we seek to develop students’ problem-solving skills, reasoning abilities and knowledge of the various fields of mathematics. The department faculty invests in each student and help him/her on their individual paths to success.

The Department offers a number of programs that will provide you with the framework for building a successful career. Develop your critical thinking and learn to solve problems, skills that are in high demand in today’s job market. The department faculty invests in each student and help him/her on their individual paths to success. The analytical skills you will develop will make you an employee sought out by employers.

The Department offers a range of options to fit many interests including actuarial science, computer science, cybersecurity, engineering (3 + 2 Dual Bachelors’ Degree), information technology and mathematics.

Features and Benefits of Studying Math and Computer Science at Assumption

  • Earn a dual bachelor’s degree in engineering from Assumption and the University of Notre Dame in only five years.
  • Apply your classroom learning to real-world situations. Over 70% of students completed an internship last year.
  • Benefit from small class sizes that allow faculty to know your strengths and help you achieve your goals.
  • Share your love of mathematics with future students by completing a double major in mathematics and education.
  • Consider a minor in information technology, which will allow you to enhance your resume and make you a valuable asset to any company.
  • Prepare for a successful career as an actuary when you graduate with certifications needed to enter the field. 

Computer Science Mission Statement

The Computer Science program at Assumption University serves all students interested in computer science, computers, and their applications in a supportive and stimulating learning environment. As the science of computer technology, we support the liberal arts mission of the university through the Core Curriculum. As a source of computing skills, we offer courses supporting the development of technical proficiency. For those students who become majors or minors in computer science, we seek to develop their programming skills, their knowledge of computer hardware and software, and an appreciation of the social and ethical implications of technology. The major provides a foundation for a variety of professional careers in the computer industry and for graduate study in computer science.

Mathematics Mission Statement

The Mathematics program at Assumption University serves all students interested in mathematics and its applications in a supportive and stimulating learning environment. As mathematics is a founding discipline of the liberal arts, we support the mission of the university through our course offerings in the Core Curriculum. As mathematics is the language of science and quantitative analysis, we offer courses for majors in the sciences and business studies. For those students who become majors or minors in mathematics, we seek to develop their problem-solving skills, their reasoning abilities, and their knowledge of the various fields of mathematics. The major provides a foundation for professional careers, especially the teaching profession, and for graduate study in mathematics.

 


Actuarial Science

Undergraduate

Computer Science

Undergraduate

Cybersecurity

Undergraduate

Data Analytics

Undergraduate

Engineering Science

Undergraduate

Information Technology

Undergraduate

Mathematics

Undergraduate

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty


DEPARTMENT OF MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE STAFF


Apr 14 Wed

Livestream Campus Tour

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Apr. 14, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Apr 15 Thu

Hound Academy: Building Your Resume & Writing Your Essay

Join Assumption Admissions for an informative discussion on building your resume and writing your essay. During the virtual workshop, you will learn more about marketing your achievements, choosing the right essay topic for you, and preparing an application that stands out.

Apr. 15, 2021
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Admitted Student Parent Fair

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Events

Apr 14 Wed

Livestream Campus Tour

Join an admission ambassador for a virtual tour of Assumption, in real-time! It'll be like you're on campus with us, but instead you'll be joining us live from the comfort of your home. You'll even be able ask your tour guide questions through a chat feature as you explore campus together! ​​​​​

Apr. 14, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Livestreamed from Assumption's Campus
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Apr 15 Thu

Hound Academy: Building Your Resume & Writing Your Essay

Join Assumption Admissions for an informative discussion on building your resume and writing your essay. During the virtual workshop, you will learn more about marketing your achievements, choosing the right essay topic for you, and preparing an application that stands out.

Apr. 15, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual
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Apr 15 Thu

Admitted Student Parent Fair

Join members of the Assumption community for an online chat, exclusive to parents of admitted students, to discuss living and learning at Assumption. Hosted by the Assumption Parent Organization, chat with student resource departments, residential life, and academic advisors about the supports avail ... Read more

Apr. 15, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual
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