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College Catalog 2018-2019

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 or 3-4
  CSC  200  Introduction to Computer Science  
MTH 263 Calculus I 4
SDV 100 College Success Skills or SDV 101 1
Total   14-15
2nd Semester
CSC 201 Computer Science 4-3
  MTH  288  Discrete Mathematics  
2ENG 112 College Composition II or 3
  ENG  125  Introduction to Literature  
MTH 264 Calculus II 4
3___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   14-13
3rd Semester
4___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
MTH 265 Calculus III 4
5MTH Elective 3
6___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4-5
3___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   17-18
4th Semester
7CST 110 Intro to Communication 3
4___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
8___ General Education Elective 3
5MTH Elective 3
6___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4-5
Total   16-17
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, HIS 102, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, or HIS 122 are recommended according to transfer institution

2 May substitute ENG 112 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to requirements of the transfer institution.

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

4 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.

5 Math electives should be chosen carefully from 200-level courses and after investigation of requirements of the transfer institution. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 261 and MTH 263. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 262 and MTH 264.

6 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.

7 Select from the following: CST 100, CST 126, or CST 229.

8 Choose from General Education listing. This elective is not needed if selections for all other requirements total 60 credits or more.

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