Mathematics (LAM)

This program of study is recommended for transfer students planning to earn a baccalaureate degree with a major in mathematics. It is recommended that students entering the program have four units of high school academic math.

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree is awarded upon completion of the requirements for this program.

Students who successfully complete the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences – Mathematics (LAM) will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in single and multivariable calculus;

  • Communicate mathematics with understanding and clarity;

  • Use technology to support problem solving and an understanding of mathematical topics;

  • Read and understand formal mathematical proofs and construct a well formed mathematical proof.

Courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

 

First Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

LAM 100 OR

Mathematics Introductory Seminar OR

 

CPS 100 OR

 

 

LAH 100 (a)

 

1

CPS 141

Introduction to Computer Sciences (c)

4

ENG 101

Composition I

3

MAT 221

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

4

WFE 101

Lifetime Wellness and Fitness

3

TOTAL

 

15


Second Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

ENG 102

Composition II

3

American History (Appendix D)

3

MAT 222

Calculus II

4

PHY 151

Engineering Physics I (b)

4

General Education Elective (d)

3

TOTAL

 

17


Third Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

BHS 103

Social Problems in Today's World

3

MAT 223

Calculus III

4

General Education Elective (d)

3

MAT 214

Discrete Mathematics Using Proofs

3

PHY 152

Engineering Physics II (b)

4

TOTAL

 

17


Fourth Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

MAT 215

Introduction to Linear Algebra

3

MAT 224

Differential Equations

4

Electives (e)

(4-6 credits)

 

Free Elective (f)

(3-4 credits)

8-10

TOTAL

 

15-17

 

 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

64

 
a. LAM students enrolled in MAT 185, 215, 221, 223 or 224 take LAM 100. All others take LAH 100.

b. PHY 121/122 is an acceptable alternative to PHY 151/152 at some transfer colleges. Check with your advisor concerning a waiver.

c. Two of the following courses CIS 112, 114, 214, may be substituted for CPS 141.

d. General Education Elective: Courses applicable to this program are listed in the General Education Appendices D, E, F, G, H and I. Students may select a course from Appendix D only if HIS 104 has not previously been taken. Students may select a course from Appendix F only if HIS 108 has not previously been taken. See the list of the General Education Appendices.

e. Courses applicable to this program are: (a) specific courses listed above; (b) courses applicable in all programs; CPS 142, CPS 231 with department approval. A minimum of 8 elective credits including the free elective is required.

f. Read a full discussion of the free elective requirement. The subject area for Mathematics includes all courses labeled MAT.