Mathematics Associate in Science Degree


The Mathematics Associate in Science Degree prepares students to transfer to colleges and universities that offer bachelor's degrees in mathematics. Students with a degree in mathematics may pursue careers in a variety of industries such as education, finance, insurance, information technology, engineering and operations, manufacturing, consulting, analysis, research, and more.

The Mathematics Associate in Science Degree requires 18-20 units of which 12 units are in required courses. An additional 6-8 units must be chosen from the restricted electives listed below. A grade of C or better is required in all courses. NOTE: Students planning to transfer to a local CSU may also want to consider the Mathematics AS-T Degree.

Required Courses (12 units):
MATH 151 F Calculus I (formerly MATH 150AF)4
or MATH 151HF Honors Calculus I (formerly MATH 150HF)
MATH 152 F Calculus II (formerly MATH 150BF)4
or MATH 152HF Honors Calculus II
MATH 251 F Multivariable Calculus (formerly MATH 250AF)4
Restricted Electives (6-8 units):6-8
Introduction to Programming Concepts in C++4
Introductory Probability and Statistics4
Honors Introductory Probability and Statistics
Discrete Structures4
Discrete Mathematics4
Graph Theory and Linear Algebra4
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (formerly MATH 250BF)4
Additional Topics in Linear Algebra (formerly MATH 250CF)2
Linear Algebra4
Ordinary Differential Equations4
General Physics I4
Total Units18-20

Outcome 1: Analyze a mathematical function.

Outcome 2: Determine and use an appropriate method to solve a mathematical problem.