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Department of Computing, Data & Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Computing, Data & Mathematical Sciences integrates faith-related perspectives to concepts like the infinite, dimension, and mathematical certainty. We also investigate how faith shaped the development of current quantitative disciplines.

About the Department

Mathematics was one of the very first subjects in the formal curriculum of western universities and the application of mathematics, facilitated by computers, is poised to expand exponentially in the future. The Department of Computing, Data & Mathematical Sciences involves students in outstanding opportunities like advanced coursework, research, and training with the latest computer software and applications. We emphasize real-life learning with numerous opportunities beyond the classroom.

At Northwestern, the idea of community, especially Christ-centered community, means there is a lot more togetherness in the engineering program. At least once or twice a day we are spending time together at the student center doing homework. When you’re doing something you all love, even if it is homework, even if it’s numerical analysis and thermodynamics, it’s still really cool to do [all of it] together in a community.
Riley K
Department of Computing, Data & Mathematical Sciences, 2019
The Bible has many miracles contained within all its books that we hear repeatedly throughout our lives. Due to this, we tend to play-off the greatness that they are from God for his glory. The purpose of my research was to find a miracle or miracles and explain them in a mathematical fashion so that they can be reevaluated through the eyes of mathematicians.
Department of Computing, Data & Mathematical Sciences, 2017

Majors and Programs

The Department of Computing, Data & Mathematical Sciences offers the following degrees: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Mathematics Education, and Information System. The department also partners with the School of Education and the School of Business to offer degrees in Engineering Management and Mathematics Education. These degrees and programs prepare you for further graduate study and careers working in a variety of industries.


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