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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

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SCIENCE
Mathematics Specialization
Code: 8802 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Science Degree   AL, AN, LO, MA, WO, ELI
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
CSC 110 Introduction to Computing 3  
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3  
CSC 130 Scientific Programming or 3-4  
  Discrete Mathematics    
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
5ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
1HIS Elective 3  
6___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
6___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
2MTH 173 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5  
2MTH 174 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5  
2MTH 277 Vector Calculus 4  
7MTH Elective 3  
7MTH Elective 3-4  
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1  
8___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4  
8___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4  
3___ Social Science Elective 3  
3___ Social Science Elective 3  
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   60-62  
Total credits for the Mathematics Specialization=60-62

Twenty of these credits must be taken in MTH courses for transfer to a four-year institution with a major in Science.

1 HIS 101, 102, 121, or 122 recommended. Although not required, students are encouraged to take a two-semester sequence in history, depending on the requirements of the transfer institution.

2 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as met, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student's curriculum.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Base selection on requirements of transfer institution.

4 Students can take the SDV 101 Orientation section related to their particular program.

5 ENG 125 may be substituted with the advice of a counselor or faculty advisor according to requirements of transfer institutions.

6Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

7 Math electives should be chosen carefully from 200-level courses and after investigation of requirements of the institution to which transfer is intended.

8 The science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.