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    Associate Degree in Mathematics

    Mathematics is one of the foundations of many of today’s most exciting and fast-growing careers. With an associate degree in mathematics from Dean College, you’ll be prepared for a career in engineering, computer science, health care, technology, and much more.

    In our mathematics curriculum, coursework includes high-level mathematics courses such as calculus in addition to a solid core of liberal arts courses.

    Mathematics graduates from Dean go on to transfer successfully to four-year programs in a wide range of majors. Whether your career goals focus on computers, engineering, technology, research or any other related area, an associate degree from Dean will prepare you to thrive.

    Course Sequence

    Mathematics

    MAJOR (24 credits) Credits
    STEM 111
    Intro to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    3
    MTH 152
    Precalculus 2
    3
    MTH 241
    Calculus 1
    4
    MTH 242
    Calculus 2
    4
    MTH 240
    Advanced Quantitative Reasoning
    4
    ECO 150
    Principles of Economics
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    CORE (28 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 180
    Human Biology
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ELECTIVES (9 credits) Credits
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    Elective - Open
    3
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    Elective - Open
    3
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    Elective - Open
    3
    TOTAL CREDITS: 61 Credits
    Unless placing into MTH 152 or higher at point of matriculation, students who complete MTH 150 and earn less than a B in that course will need to take MTH 151 prior to taking CHM 151. MTH 151 will fulfill an open elective requirement. Recommend students take MTH 130- Introductory Statistics as an open elective. Credits

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