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;
  • Reason critically, 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  
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
Choose COMM110 or COMM120
3
MATH155-Calculus I
5
MATH156-Calculus II
5
PHYS225-General Physics I
4
General Education Social Science course
3
Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110
3
General Education Humanities course
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
32
PROGRAM COURSES
MATH152-Linear Algebra
4
MATH153-Discrete Mathematics
4
MATH255-Calculus III
5
MATH256-Differential Equations

4

PHYS226-General Physics II
4
Choose CISM135 or CISM154
4

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

CISM159, CHEM110, CHEM111 (4-credit courses)

ECON110, ECON111 (3-credit courses)

or Liberal Arts course(s)

8
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
33
Computer Literacy: 0-3 Credits
Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.
 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
65
(MATM) EFFECTIVE FALL 2013