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Math and Computer Science

Lindsey Winters ’14, dual major in math and computer science, recently concluded her experience as the inaugural recipient of the David Cutler Fellowship.

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Marcus Darden, assistant professor of computer science, was awarded a grant from the Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) for the purchase of a 3-D printer last fall. The cutting-edge technology allows his computer science students to make durable, plastic goods as part of their classroom work, thus exposing them to small business opportunities, product marketing and boutique manufacturing.

Darden’s computer science students use the printer as part of their weekly seminar experience.

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About the Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Our mathematics and computer science programs will prepare you for a career in areas as varied as actuarial science, teaching and software development in industries ranging from information technology, to insurance and finance. Computer science majors are highly employable, as career opportunities in technological fields continue to skyrocket.

If you choose to pursue a math or computer science major at Olivet College, you’ll learn to apply your knowledge far beyond the classroom. From computer programming and math competitions, to tutoring services you’ll have multiple opportunities to apply your skills in a real-world professional setting. You’ll also have constant access to your faculty, both in- and outside the classroom. This one-on-one attention combined with our small class sizes ensure you’ll get the attention you need to attain your academic and career goals!


Marco Wiedenhoeft, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics

Ross Bohms

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Janine Peters

Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Department; Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science; MIAA Faculty Representative

Michael Fredericks

Assistant Professor of Computer Science


DaunTrell Hill

"The love is real. Olivet faculty will help you graduate as long as you are willing to help yourself first. Olivet is small, which means small classes and more opportunities to meet one-on-one with faculty. You aren’t just a number."

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