Mathematics

Associate in Science

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, Amy Shelton, at (609)343-4973/ashelton@atlantic.edu or faculty advisor, Marcia Kleinz, at (609)343-5013/mkleinz@atlantic.edu.

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;
  • Use appropriate technologies in mathematical problem solving including data analysis, principles of mathematics, graphing and research.
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
    Choose COMM110 or COMM120
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 - 32 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

    Choose electives from the following courses (8 credits minimum):

    CISM159, CHEM110, CHEM111 (4-credit courses)

    ECON110, ECON220 (3-credit courses)

    or Liberal Arts course(s)

8
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
32
Computer Literacy: 0-3 Credits
Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.
 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
62
(MATM) EFFECTIVE FALL 2016  
RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES
First Semester
ENGL101 Composition I 3
MATH153 Discrete Mathematics 4
MATH155 Calculus I 4
Choose CISM135 or CISM154 4
Second Semester
ENGL102 Composition II 3
MATH152 Linear Algebra 4
MATH156 Calculus II 4
Choose COMM110 or COMM120 3
Gen Ed Social Science course 3
Third Semester
MATH225 Calculus III 4
PHYS225 General Physics I 4
Gen Ed Humanities course 3
Choose CISM159, CHEM110 or CHEM111 4
Fourth Semester
MATH256 Differential Equations 4
PHYS226 General Physics II 4
Gen Ed Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110 3
Choose Program Elective 3/4