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Mathematics, Associate in Science Degree for Transfer (AS-T)

Banner Code: 1_AST_MATH

Control Number: 32235

Financial Aid Eligible


Students graduating with an Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer Degree are well positioned to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in a similar major within the California State University system with 60 units of upper-division coursework. Students who complete the Mathematics AS-T degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. While a minimum 2.0 is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult a counselor for more information.

Program Outcome

Students will be eligible and prepared for admission (SB 1440 and Education Code 66746) to California State University system schools.

Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework. While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors require a higher GPA. Consult with a counselor for more information.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18-semester units in the major as detailed in the Degree and Certificate section of this catalog. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C (or “P”) or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU General Education Breadth — Option 2) OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC — Option 3).
  5. A minimum of 12 units in residence at OCC.
Course Title Units
Required Courses
Core Courses
MATH A180Calculus 14
or MATH A180H Calculus 1 Honors
MATH A185Calculus 24
or MATH A185H Calculus 2 Honors
MATH A280Calculus 34-5
or MATH A280H Calculus 3 Honors
List A
MATH A235Applied Linear Algebra3-5
or MATH A285 Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
or MATH A285H Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Honors
List B
Select one of the following:3-5
Any course not used in List A
C++ Programming Language 1
Java Programming 1
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics
Calculus-Based Physics: Mechanics Honors
Program Major Units 18-23
CSU or IGETC for CSU 37-39
Transferable electives as needed to satisfy unit requirementVaries
Total Units60

Program Sequence - CSU

These sequences at Orange Coast College are general course curriculum maps for students to finish all major and general education requirements for two-year completion of degrees, and/or fulfillment of transfer requirements. The course sequence may include course prerequisites and other placement requirements. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor to review course selections and sequences to ensure that completion of this program will meet a student's transfer and career goals. 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
MATH A180
Calculus 1
or Calculus 1 Honors
4
CSU GE AREA A2- CHOOSE ONE 3
CSU GE AREA C1- CHOOSE ONE 3
CSU GE AREA C1 or C2- CHOOSE ONE 3
CSU GE AREA D- CHOOSE ONE 3
 Units16
Semester 2
MATH A185
Calculus 2
or Calculus 2 Honors
4
HIST A170
History of the United States to 1876 1
or History of the United States to 1876 Honors
or History of the United States Since 1876
or History of the United States Since 1876 Honors
3
CSU GE AREA A3- CHOOSE ONE 3-4
CSU GE AREA B1 (with lab)- CHOOSE ONE 2 4
 Units14-15
Year 2
Semester 1
MATH A280
Calculus 3
or Calculus 3 Honors
4-5
PSCI A180
American Government 1
or American Government Honors
3
CSU GE AREA A1- CHOOSE ONE 3
ELECTIVE (UC TRANSFERABLE) 3 3
ADT LIST A COURSE- CHOOSE ONE 3-5
Applied Linear Algebra
or Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
or Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Honors
 
 Units16-19
Semester 2
CSU GE AREA B2 (no lab)- CHOOSE ONE 2 3
CSU GE AREA E- CHOOSE ONE 3
CSU GE AREA F- CHOOSE ONE 3
ELECTIVE (CSU TRANSFERABLE) 3 2
ADT LIST B COURSE- CHOOSE ONE 3-5
C++ Programming Language 1
or Java Programming 1
or Introduction to Statistics
or Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
or Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics
or Calculus-Based Physics: Mechanics Honors
 
 Units14-16
 Total Units60-66

Program Sequence - IGETC

These sequences at Orange Coast College are general course curriculum maps for students to finish all major and general education requirements for two-year completion of degrees, and/or fulfillment of transfer requirements. The course sequence may include course prerequisites and other placement requirements. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor to review course selections and sequences to ensure that completion of this program will meet a student's transfer and career goals. 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
MATH A180
Calculus 1
or Calculus 1 Honors
4
IGETC GE AREA 1A- CHOOSE ONE 3
IGETC GE AREA 3A- CHOOSE ONE 3
IGETC GE AREA 4- CHOOSE ONE 3
 Units13
Semester 2
MATH A185
Calculus 2
or Calculus 2 Honors
4
HIST A170
History of the United States to 1876 1
or History of the United States to 1876 Honors
or History of the United States Since 1876
or History of the United States Since 1876 Honors
3
IGETC GE AREA 1B- CHOOSE ONE 3-4
IGETC GE AREA 4- CHOOSE ONE 3
IGETC GE AREA 5B (no lab)- CHOOSE ONE 2 3
 Units16-17
Year 2
Semester 1
MATH A280
Calculus 3
or Calculus 3 Honors
4-5
PSCI A180
American Government 4
or American Government Honors
3
IGETC GE AREA 1C- CHOOSE ONE or ELECTIVE (UC TRANSFERABLE) 5 3
IGETC GE AREA 3A OR 3B- CHOOSE ONE 3
ADT LIST A COURSE- CHOOSE ONE 3-5
Applied Linear Algebra
or Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
or Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Honors
 
 Units16-19
Semester 2
ELECTIVE (UC TRANSFERABLE) 3 5
IGETC GE AREA 5A (with lab)- CHOOSE ONE 2 4
LOTE: Foreign Language or ELECTIVE (UC TRANSFERABLE) 6 3-5
ADT LIST B COURSE- CHOOSE ONE 3-5
C++ Programming Language 1
or Java Programming 1
or Introduction to Statistics
or Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
or Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics
or Calculus-Based Physics: Mechanics Honors
 
 Units15-19
 Total Units60-68