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Associate Degree

Mathematics

An affordable path to prepare for STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), this associate’s program transfers to a bachelor’s degree.

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The AA and AS Mathematics programs build a strong mathematical foundation and prepares students for a baccalaureate degree in engineering, physics, applied and pure mathematics, and other STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at most four-year institutions by providing the mathematics courses required of students at most institutions during the freshman and sophomore years for these specialties.

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AA Degree

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AS Degree

Mathematics Concentration Degree Requirements

Actuaries
Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty.
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and find a solution that is more efficient and effective.
Financial Analysts
Financial analysts guide businesses and individuals in decisions about expending money to attain profit.
Market Research Analysts
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service.
Physicists and Astronomers
Physicists and astronomers study the interactions of matter and energy.
Postsecondary Teachers
Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a variety of academic subjects beyond the high school level.

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Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in applying fundamental concepts in differential calculus.

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Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in applying fundamental concepts of integral calculus.

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Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in applying fundamental concepts of linear algebra.

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Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in applying fundamental concepts of ordinary differential equations.

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The AA and AS Mathematics programs build a strong mathematical foundation and prepares students for a baccalaureate degree in engineering, physics, applied and pure mathematics, and other STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at most four-year institutions by providing the mathematics courses required of students at most institutions during the freshman and sophomore years for these specialties.

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Program Benefits

The significance of STEM specialties, with mathematics at its core, has been widely recognized by its implications for workforce development, national security concerns and immigration policy. A strong mathematics foundation is a requirement for many highly regarded careers. Research shows that mathematicians have better jobs. An AS degree in mathematics leads directly to a BS degree and more advanced degrees in fields such as Physics, Actuarial Science, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Computational Science, Psychology, Biochemistry, Robotics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Science, Civil Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Astrophysics, Astronomy, Optics, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Physics, Mathematical Biology, Operations Research, Neurobiology, Biomechanics, Bioinformatics, Acoustical engineering, Geographic Information Systems, Atmospheric Sciences, Educational/Instructional technology, Software Engineering, and Educational Research.

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Program Cost

Average Cost for Degree:

$13,377 – $14,994

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Mathematics Division Chair:

Mathematics Division Chair:

Tarn Burton, tburton@gmc.edu

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Mar 21, 2022

Jun 06, 2022

Mar 21, 2022

Jun 06, 2022

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Register by: May 22, 2022

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