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College Catalog 2017-2018

SCIENCE
Mathematics Specialization
Associate of Science Degree
Offered through AL, AN, ELI, LO, MA, WO
 
 
CIP Code: 30.0101
 

Purpose:  The curriculum is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree. This curriculum is designed to prepare students to major in one of the following fields: mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, operations research, applied mathematics or computer science.

Transfer Information:  Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of the transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the

Recommended Preparation:  Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent as a minimum: 4 units of English, 4 units of college preparatory mathematics, 1 unit of laboratory science, and 1 unit of social science.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1HIS Elective 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
2MTH 173 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   15
2nd Semester
CSC 200 Intro. to Computer Science or 4
  MTH  286  Discrete Mathematics  
4ENG 112 College Composition II 3
2MTH 174 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5
5___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   15
3rd Semester
6___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
2MTH 277 Vector Calculus 4
7MTH Elective 3
8___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
5___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   17
4th Semester
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3
6___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
7MTH Elective 3-4
8___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
Total   13-14
Total credits for the Mathematics Specialization=60-61

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

1 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral science courses under General Education Electives. HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112 are recommended.

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 fulfilled, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the academic dean responsible for the student's curriculum. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.

3 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to requirements of the transfer institution.

5 See social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Students should base selection on requirements of the transfer institution.

6 See 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 the transfer institution. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.

8 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121-122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

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