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Mathematics with Physics Emphasis

Award Type: Associate in Arts

The associate in arts degree in math is offered for those students desiring a major in mathematics and recognition of their general education accomplishments.

The graduate of the Associate in Arts in Mathematics with Physics Emphasis will:

  • Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, and tables;
  • Represent mathematical information symbolically, graphically, numerically, and in writing;
  • Utilize a variety of problem-solving techniques and strategies to identify, analyze and solve problems;
  • 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 25 units is required for the associate in arts degree. Required core courses (21 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
PHYS 161 Engineering Physics 1 4.0

Plus 4 units selected from the following:

Course Number Course Title Units
PHYS 162 Engineering Physics 2 4.0
PHYS 163 Engineering Physics 3 4.0

General Education Requirements

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