|Sierra College Mathematics Department|
ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS
Beginning Fall 2005...
The Mathematics major recognizes a concentration in the field of Mathematics. Successful completion of the curriculum in Mathematics and the associated electives prepare Mathematics students for transfer to four-year colleges or universities. The program in Mathematics outlined below is typical of lower-division requirements for four-year colleges and universities; some requirements vary from college to college. Students are advised to meet with a counselor before selecting courses for appropriate campus specific requirements.
In order to obtain an Associate Degree in Mathematics, a student must complete four core courses and an additional elective from a set of seven pre-selected options. Each course must be complete with a grade of 'C' or better. Additionally, the student must completed the General Education Breadth Requirements for Sierra College.
Core Courses (18 Units) Each of the following course must be completed:
Course Title Units Math 30 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 4 Math 31 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 4 Math 32 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 4 Math 33 - Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 6
Elective Options (3 - 4 Units) One of the following courses must be completed:
Course Title Units Math 10 - Problem Solving 4 Math 13 - Elementary Statistics 4 Math 15 - Discrete Mathematics 3 Physics 4A - Principles of Physics; Mechanics 4 Computer Science 12 - Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming 3 Computer Science 27 - Introduction to Visual Basic Programming 3 Computer Science 46 - C Language Programming 3
General Breadth Requirements To obtain any Associate Degree from Sierra College, a student must complete courses in the following subject areas (see the Course Catalog for a complete description of the requirements):
Subject Area Units Natural Sciences 3 Social / Behavioral Sciences 3 Humanities 3 Language and Rationality 6 Health Education / Physical Education 2 Multicultural Studies 3 Learning Skills (see catalog)