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Mathematics

Award: Associate of Science
Total Credits for Award: 60.00

Admission Requirements:

Students are accepted into this program for fall and spring semesters.

Mathematics courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:

MnTC Goal Area courses in this program may have different required placements and prerequisites, please see individual course requirements.


Description:

Minneapolis College’s innovative math program encourages exploration and serves a diverse population. If you plan to continue math studies at a four-year college or university or need refresher courses to prepare you for other majors, the math program offers extensive support at all math levels.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110

 College Composition

 3.00

 MATH 1180

 Calculus 1

 5.00

 PHYS 1211

 Physics for Science and Engineering 1

 6.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 14.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 MATH 1190

 Calculus 2

 5.00

 PHYS 1221

 Physics for Science and Engineering 2

 6.00

 General Education

 Choose a course from MnTC Goal Areas 7, 8, 9 or 10

 3.00

 General Education

 Choose a course from the General Education Elective list

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 17.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: THIRD SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 CSCI 1700 Or

 CSCI 1730 Or

 CSCI 1733

 Introduction to Computer Programming in Java Or

 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming With C++ Or

 Introduction to Computing and Programming Concepts

 4.00

 4.00

 4.00

 MATH 2220

 Multivariable Calculus

 5.00

 General Education

 Choose courses from the General Education Elective list

 5.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 14.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FOURTH SEMESTER: 

 COURSE # 

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 MATH 2011/CSCI 2011

 Or

 MATH 2283

 Discrete Mathematics

 Or

 Sequences Series and Foundations

 4.00

 MATH 2210

 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

 5.00

 General Education

 Choose courses from the General Education Elective list

 6.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 15.00

General Education Courses (18 Credits):

General Education courses must be selected from the Minnesota General Education Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). These credits must be distributed across a minimum of six of the 10 MnTC Goal Areas. Students are required to successfully complete three credits in Goal Area 1, and three credits in Goal Areas 7, 8, 9 or 10. The required courses for this degree fall into the following MnTC Goal Areas:

MnTC Goal Area 1: ENGL 1110
MnTC Goal Area 3: PHYS 1211, PHYS 1221
MnTC Goal Area 4: MATH 1180, MATH 1190, MATH/CSCI 2011

Although it is not one of the required program courses, it is recommended that students also take MATH 1150, Statistical Analysis, as one of the General Education electives.

Students seeking the Mathematics A.S. degree should work closely with a counselor or advisor when choosing General Education coursework to ensure their selections meet the requirements of the college or university to which they intend to transfer.

The following are recommended course options for the remaining 18 elective General Education credits:

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES WITH LAB
Take at least one of the following courses or course combinations:

SOCIAL SCIENCES
Take at least two of the following courses:

HISTORY
Take at least one of the following courses:

ARTS AND HUMANITIES
Take at least one of the following courses:

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.