Associate in Arts Degree

Mathematics Concentration


Careers in mathematics are diverse, intellectually challenging and financially rewarding. Mathematical research and education are at the heart of some careers such as teaching, actuarial science, operations research, statistics, computer science, and cryptography. Other careers utilize mathematics and its applications to build and enhance important work in the sciences, business, finance, manufacturing, communications, and engineering. Even students who plan to pursue carers in fields not directly related to mathematics will benefit from the analytical and problem-solving skills that are cultivated in rigorous mathematics courses.

Students who are matriculated and place into developmental math and/or English are required to begin the course sequence in the first semester. Please see an advisor with questions.

First Semester Credits
ENL101 M 3
MAT240 M 4
PHY211   4
CSC110   3
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
Second Semester Credits
ENL102   3
MAT250 M 4
PHY212   4
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
Third Semester Credits
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
MAT260 M 4
MAT245 M 3
    Elective 3
Fourth Semester Credits
    Elective 3
MAT270 M 3
MAT220   4
    Elective 3
Total Credits 60

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.

The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements.

Career Outlook

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