Mathematics

Associate in Science

Mathematics

This degree is designed for students who wish to major in mathematics and plan to transfer to four-year institutions. It is appropriate for students interested in engineering, physics or other physical sciences.

Electives should be selected based on the student's interests and the requirements of the transfer institution or technician-level vocation opportunities.

For further information, contact area coordinator, Michele Leacott, at (609)343-5044 or mleacott@atlantic.edu.

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Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Differentiate and integrate algebraic and transcendental functions. (This includes partial differentiation and double/triple integrals.);
  • Solve first order differential equation and second order differential equations;
  • Apply the concept of a limit to appropriate mathematical constructs;
  • Analyze and solve mathematical problems objectively;
  • Transfer to four-year institution to a mathematics program;
  • Use inductive and deductive reasoning skills needed for theoretical and applied mathematics.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 30 credits
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
Communication (9 credits)  
    ENGL101-Composition I
3
    ENGL102-Composition II
3
    COMM120-Public Speaking
3
Mathematics-Science-Technology (12 credits)  
    MATH155-Calculus I
4
    MATH156-Calculus II
4
    PHYS225-General Physics I
4
Social Science (3 credits)  
    General Education Social Science course
3
Humanities (6 credits)  
    Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110
3
    General Education Humanities course
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
30
PROGRAM COURSES - 30 credits
 
    Program Requirements (24 credits)
    MATH152-Linear Algebra
4
    MATH153-Discrete Mathematics
4
    MATH255-Calculus III
4
    MATH256-Differential Equations
4
    PHYS226-General Physics II
4
    Choose CISM135 or CISM154
4
    Program Electives (6 credits)
    Choose a minimum of 6 credits from the following:
    CHEM110-General Chemistry I (4 cr.)
    CHEM111-General Chemistry II (4 cr.)
    CISM159-Intermediate Programming-C++ (4 cr.)
    ECON110-Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
    ECON210-Microeconomics (3 cr.)
    Liberal Arts course(s)
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
30
Technological Competency: 0-3 Credits 
Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.
 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
60
(MATM) EFFECTIVE FALL 2019  
RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES
First Semester (15 credits)
ENGL101 Composition I 3
MATH153 Discrete Mathematics 4
MATH155 Calculus I 4
Choose CISM135 or CISM154 4
Second Semester (17 credits)
COMM120 Public Speaking 3
ENGL102 Composition II 3
MATH152 Linear Algebra 4
MATH156 Calculus II 4
Gen Ed Social Science course 3
Third Semester (14 credits)
MATH225 Calculus III 4
PHYS225 General Physics I 4
Gen Ed Humanities course 3
Choose Program Elective 4
Fourth Semester (14 credits)
MATH256 Differential Equations 4
PHYS226 General Physics II 4
Gen Ed ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110 3
Choose Program Elective 3