Quick Facts


  • A friendly, approachable and caring faculty dedicated to your education, well-being and future success.
  • A faculty that is outstanding in the classroom, from first year calculus through to senior -evel advanced calculus.
  • Small classes. Your upper level courses will typically have approximately 8- 15 students enrolled, allowing for plenty of individual attention.
  • Nearly 100 percent job placement. Almost all of our students obtain excellent jobs in their areas of expertise upon graduation.
  • Internship and co-op opportunities. These are readily available inside and outside of Erie and have been the pathway to employment for many of our students. Also, those students who are specializing in education have plenty of opportunities to gain experience in the classroom before graduating.
  • Our faculty is actively involved in research. Recent work by the faculty includes articles in the Annals of Applied Probability, the Journal of Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, and Mathematics Teacher, as well as supplemental articles for Larson Texts.
Computer Science:
  • 3d programming and Animation (Alice) is an educational programming language in which students create 3D movies and interactive worlds and games. It employs a special drag and drop environment that makes it impossible to make a syntax error.
  • Six of the top ten fastest growing occupations (which require a bachelor's degree, through 2016) are in computer related fields! The Top 10 Fastest Growing Jobs With a Bachelor's Degree (The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Nine of the top ten "hottest skills in-demand" are skills we cover extensively in our classes, Open Source On The Rise PHP, MySQL top work skills sought (April 2009)
  • Our department houses enterprise-grade servers (RedHat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server 2005), and two computer labs (Windows Vista and Linux Fedora).
  • Our department is actively involved in a number of inter-disciplinary projects with Intelligence Studies, Forensic Science, Graphics Art, and Communications.
  • Our graduates are pursuing careers as varied as their interests. Recent graduates have gone on to graduate programs in computer science, mathematics, and law. Others use their knowledge and training for work in education and industrial settings.


Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum

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