Mathematics & Computer Science

The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is to provide an educational experience in which students learn and develop quantitative skills that will facilitate learning long after they have left the classroom.

The faculty provide high-quality instruction and numerous opportunities for research collaborations. Upper level classes are small enough to allow close interaction between students and faculty members. Interested students may also find opportunities for independent studies on topics of interest or to work with faculty members on student research projects.

The Department provides four different programs: Mathematics, Computer Science, Mathematics for Secondary Education, and Quantitative Economics. Each provides a balance of theory and current practices, and culminates in a capstone experience that allows students to deepen their study on an original and independent project.

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April 15, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.
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