Current Students

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Lethbridge offers a number of highly diverse and exciting programs, each of them carrying their own unique characteristics.

Computer Science students learn to tackle difficult problems using a variety of hardware, software, and programming languages; you will also learn to communicate your expertise to others.

Mathematics students have the opportunity to study both pure mathematics and applied mathematics; you are given the opportunity to see the real-world application of your textual studies.

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Students in all programs have access to state-of-the-art technology which is updated regularly as well as access to both disciplines in the department.

Students in the Faculty of Arts and Science have a number of special opportunities available including:

  • Participation in Conferences
  • Co-authorship of papers/publications

Opportunities related to your degree program in Mathematics and Computer Science include:

Math & Computer Science students compete annually in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. Department contact: Howard Cheng (

Mathematics students also take part in the annual Putnam competitions. Department contact: Sean Legge (

Graduates from these disciplines have gone on to work in such positions as: software developer, teacher, computer graphics technician, curriculum developer, statistician, computer engineer, telecommunications manager, and researcher.