Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 
    Aug 15, 2022  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Specialization in Mathematics, AA&S

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Degree: Associate of Arts and Sciences with a Specialization in Mathematics

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree Program in Science with a specialization in Mathematics is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics. This program may also be suitable for students pursing baccalaureate degrees in physics, chemistry, or computer science.

Program Requirements: Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions  section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree. In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of the Science program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

Suggested Credits for Semester: 14

Second Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Third Semester

  • Elective Lab Science 4 credits 3
  • Elective Health/Physical Education 1 credits7
  • Elective Math/Programming Elective 3 credits8
  • 4 credits
  • Elective Literature 3 credits 4

Suggested Credits for Semester: 15

Fourth Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 61

1Social Science Electives:  ECO 201  , ECO 202  , PLS 211  , PSY 200  , SOC 200  

2History Electives:  HIS 101 , HIS 102 HIS 121 , HIS 122 .

3Science General Electives:  BIO 101  , BIO 102  , CHM 111  , CHM 112  ; PHY 241  and PHY 242  are recommended

4Literature Electives:  ENG 241  , ENG 242  , ENG 243  , ENG 244  

5Humanities Electives:  ART 101  , CST 151  , HUM 100  ,HUM 260  , PHI 101  

6Transfer Electives:  CSC 201  , ECO 201  , EDU 200  , MTH 245  , PHI 101  

7Health or PED Elective:  HLT 116  , PED 107  PED 109  , PED 111  , PED 147  

8Courses may be chosen from MTH 167 , MTH 245  , MTH 286 , ITP 120 , CSC 201 , or a mathematics or computer programming course as approved by the division.

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

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