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Mathematics, Associate of Arts Degree

Banner Code: 3_AA_MATH

Control Number: 18221

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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:

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

Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
MATH C180Calculus 15
MATH C185Calculus 25
MATH C280Calculus 35
MATH C285Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations5
Units Required for Major20
Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC patternVaries
Electives to satisfy unit requirementVaries
Total Units60