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Mathematics, Associate in Science Degree for Transfer


Upon successful completion of the Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer, the student will have demonstrated a practical and theoretical understanding of mathematics in preparation for transfer to the California State University system. This degree will be useful for students majoring in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. It is recommended that students consult a counselor for further information.

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.

Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements

  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units. A minimum of 12 units must be in residence at Coastline College.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in an Associate Degree for Transfer major as detailed in the catalog.
  4. Certified Completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth - Coastline’s Option 2 General Education pattern), OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC - Coastline Option 3 General Education pattern).

Requirements for the Major

Course Title Units
Required Core
MATH C180Calculus 15
MATH C185Calculus 25
MATH C280Calculus 35
Group A
MATH C285Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations5
Group B
MATH C160Introduction to Statistics4
or PHYS C185 Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics
Total Required for the Major24
CSU General Education or IGETC pattern37-39
Transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 transferable units
Total Units60