Degrees - Mathematics

Mathematics - Associate in Science Degree in Mathematics For Transfer

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Upon successful completion of the Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer, the student will have demonstrated a practical and theoretical understanding of mathematics in preparation for transfer to the California State University system. This degree will be useful for students majoring in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. It is recommended that students consult a counselor for further information.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Select and apply correct quantitative methods to find the correct solution to a problem in familiar or unique situations or contexts.
  • Accurately interpret and create mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, and schematics; include predictions based on the model.
  • Adequately explain thinking and mathematical processes, and justify mathematical solutions effectively and accurately.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Course ID Name Units
MATH C180 Calculus 1 5.0
MATH C185 Calculus 2 5.0
MATH C280 Calculus 3 5.0
Subtotal 15.0

Complete the requirements in Groups A and B below:

Group A

Complete the course below:

Course ID Name Units
MATH C285 Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 5.0

Group B

Select one course from the following:

Course ID Name Units
MATH C160 Introduction to Statistics 4.0
PHYS C185 Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics 4.0
Subtotal Electives 9.0
Total Required for the Major 24.0
Total for Degree 60.0

CSU General Education or IGETC pattern: 37-39 units

Transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 transferable units

Mathematics - Associate of Arts Degree Major

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Mathematics involves the study of numerical calculations, problem solving, logic, quantitative patterns, and more. Students pursuing a Mathematics major take a variety of courses in the areas of algebra, geometry, calculus, mathematical reasoning, and differential equations. Students in mathematics programs can also branch out to several specializations, including teaching, computer science, statistics-mathematics, and bio-mathematics programs.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Select and apply correct quantitative methods to find the correct solution to a problem in familiar or unique situations or contexts.
  • Accurately interpret and create mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, and schematics; include predictions based on the model.
  • Adequately explain thinking and mathematical processes, and justify mathematical solutions effectively and accurately.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
MATH C180 Calculus 1 5.0
MATH C185 Calculus 2 5.0
MATH C280 Calculus 3 5.0
MATH C285 Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 5.0
Subtotal for Major 20.0
Total for Degree 60.0

Science and Math - Associate of Arts Degree Area of Emphasis

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Courses in the Science and Math area develop an understanding of mathematical and scientific methods and knowledge. Continuing study in science and math will prepare students for a wide range of careers in technology, the health field, education, research, engineering, and business.

Some university majors within Science and Math include: Accounting, Astronomy, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Marketing, Math, Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physics, and Veterinary Medicine.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Design and apply the process of science to address a hypothesis.
  • Find, select, evaluate, and communicate scientific information present in primary research literature, mass media, online, or other sources.
  • Adequately explain thinking and mathematical processes, and justify mathematical solutions effectively and accurately.

Requirements for the Degree

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Select at least 18 units from the following courses. At least one course should be a science course and at least one should be a math course.

  • ANTH C185
  • ASTR C100, C100L, C102, C103, C104
  • BIOL C100, C101, C105, C120, C210, C220, C225, C283
  • CHEM C100, C105, C110, C130, C180, C180L, C185, C185L, C220, C220L, C225, C225L
  • ECOL C100
  • GEOL C105, C105L, C115
  • MRSC C100, C100L, C105
  • MATH C100, C103, C104, C106, C115, C120, C140, C150, C160, C170, C180, C185, C280, C285
  • PHYS C110, C110L, C120, C125, C185, C280, C285
Course Group Units
Subtotal for Area of Emphasis at least 18.0
Total for Degree 60.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Gainful Employment Disclosure

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