Current and Recent Research Projects
Recent Departmental Awards
Advanced Placement and the Math Placement Exam
 

The Department of Mathematics & Computer Science supports an active research program that involves undergraduate mathematics, computer science, and actuarial science students. Some recent topics include...click here for more information

Several awards (scholarships and prizes) are given annually in recognition of superior achievement. Recent winners of awards have included Samantha Cassell, Abby Kenyon, Will Olson, Dan Leighty, Carly Anderson, Timothy Goodrich, Ian Jones, and Graeme Roberts. Click here for more information about these awards.

Before even starting a first semester in our department at Valparaiso University, students can get college credit for several introductory courses by taking Advanced Placement courses in high school. Students without college credit for Calculus (vis AP, dual enrollment, or transfer credit) will take a placement exam during summer orientation (i.e. Focus)
that will, based on probably major, guide the selection of the appropriate starting point in quantitative coursework. Click here for more information on both of these items.