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Award Type: Associate in Science for Transfer

The associate in science in mathematics for transfer degree is offered for those students desiring a major in mathematics at a California State University. Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including the following: 1. Completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE). 2.  A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district. 3, Obtainment of an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0. 4. Minimum grade of C, or P grade, for each course in the major. [The following Allan Hancock College graduation requirements will not be required: Health and Wellness, Multicultural Gender Studies and Allan Hancock College General Education.]

The graduate of the Associate in Science for Transfer in Mathematics will:

  • Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, and tables;
  • Utilize a variety of problem-solving techniques and strategies to identify, analyze, and solve problems;
  • Represent mathematical information symbolically, graphically, numerically, and in writing;
  • Check mathematical results for reasonableness.
  • Create and analyze mathematical models of real world and/or theoretical situations, including the implications and limitations of those models;
  • Use appropriate technologies to analyze and solve mathematical problems.

Program Requirements

A major of 20-21 units is required for the degree.

Required core courses (17 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
MATH 181 Calculus 1 4.0
MATH 182 Calculus 2 4.0
MATH 183 Multivariable Calculus 4.0
MATH 184 Linear Algebra/Differential Equations 5.0

Select any course from the following (3-4 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
CS 111 Fundamentals of Programming 1 4.0
CS 161 Discrete Structures 3.0
MATH 123 Elementary Statistics 4.0
PHYS 161 Engineering Physics 1 4.0

General Education

Complete one of the following:

a) CSU General Education Breadth - 39 units


b) Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) - 37 units

Double counting:

MATH 123, 181, 182, 183, or 184 may be double counted for the major and CSU GE area B4. or IGETC area 2 only.
PHYS 161 may also be double counted for the major and CSU GE area B1 or IGETC area 5A

Select additional CSU transferrable units as needed to achieve 60 units required for the degree.

Visit myHancock and select the DegreeWorks icon to view CSU or IGETC general education and transferrable courses.