LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES / MATHEMATICS A.S.

This program is designed for students who plan to transfer and continue their studies in a bachelor’s degree program in mathematics.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to transfer to a mathematics related bachelor’s degree program
  • Apply Mathematical concepts and techniques in the problem-solving process.
  • Apply technology in the problem-solving process.
  • Fulfill general education requirements of the State University of New York.

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

A broad-based background in mathematics is excellent preparation for continued study in computer science, statistics, chemistry, physics, engineering, and other fields that use computer modeling.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of four years of high school mathematics required.

General Education requirements must be met before the AS degree will be granted. The curriculum listed on this page is required for an AS degree in Mathematics. Any exception must be with written consent of the chair of the Division of Natural and Health Science, Mathematics, and Technology.

Degree requirements for the Liberal Arts & Sciences / Mathematics A.S. program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
MATH 108 Calculus I 4
MATH 214 Statistics 3
Science * 4
Physical Education 1
15
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
MATH 201 Calculus II 4
MATH 203 Linear Algebra 3
Science * 4
Health 1
Physical Education 1
16
THIRD SEMESTER
ENGL 221
OR
ENGL 222
Effective Speech: Public Address
OR
Effective Speech: Group Discussion
3
MATH 202 Calculus II 4
CS 222 Programming in C/C++ 3
HIST 101
OR
HIST 102
OR
HIST 103
OR
HIST 104
OR
HIST 105
Western Civilization I
OR
Western Civilization II
OR
Pre-History and Early American History
OR
19th Century American History
OR
America in the 20th and 21st Centuries
3
MATH 212 Discrete Mathematics 3
16
FOURTH SEMESTER
ENGL 201
OR
ENGL 202
World Literature I
OR
World Literature II
3
MATH 204 Differential Equations 4
Behavioral/Social Sciences ** 6
Elective 3-4
16-17
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 63-64

* Must be a sequence of one of the following: BIOL 103-104 or BIOL 225-226, CHEM 103-104, PHYS 103-104 or PHYS 200-201, GEOL 110-111
**At least 3 credit hours in one of the following: ANTH 101, ECON 201, ECON 202, PSY 101, or SOC 101