Mathematics - A.S. Degree

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Mathematics prepares students for transfer into the junior year of a baccalaureate program in mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics education and related field.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the language of mathematics.
  • Create and employ mathematical models.
  • Use technology effectively.
  • Solve applied problems involving derivatives and integrals.
  • Utilize and synthesize mathematical knowledge and skills in order to solve problems independently.

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Courses for this program

This is a recommended program course sequence for students who wish to complete their associate degree in two years. Part-time students and students starting in the spring or summer semesters can meet with an Advisor to customize their plan.

Code Course Name Credits
Fall - First Year
COLL101 Foundations for Success 3
ENGL101 English Composition I 3
MATH113 Calculus I 4
COMS114 Introduction to Computer Science I 3
ECON101 Macroeconomics 3
Total Semester Credits
Spring - First Year
ENGL102 English Composition II 3
MATH114 Calculus II 4
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
ECON102 Microeconomics 3
GHMN000 Humanities Gen Ed Requirement* 3
Total Semester Credits
Fall - Second Year
MATH213 Calculus III 4
MATH215 Linear Algebra** 4
PHYS120 Physics I with Calculus 4
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
Total Semester Credits
Spring - Second Year
COLL211 Capstone for Mathematics,
Physical Sciences & Engineering
MATH220 Ordinary Differential Equations with Applications*** 4
PHYS121 Physics II with Calculus 4
MATH201 Discrete Mathematics*** 4
Total Semester Credits

*General Education courses: Choose from the list of approved General Education courses in the College Catalog.

**Course only offered in fall

***Course only offered in spring

Students may choose to first take some developmental courses that are designed to prepare students for the college level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time.

The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.