Associate in Science Degree

Mathematics

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This curriculum is designed to satisfy the basic lower division requirements for mathematics majors at senior institutions. Potential majors at senior institutions for students who earn an Associate in Science degree and follow the recommendations below include: actuarial science, computer science, mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. Students enrolling in this curriculum are urged to meet with an academic advisor each semester to review course selections and transfer plans.

Learn more: Email advising@kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8500.

Program administrator: Dr. Frederick Cooper, email fcooper@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8758

Mathematics General Education (1 course)
Credit hours: 5

  • * MATH 2515 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Mathematics courses (4 courses)
Credit hours: 14

IAI Major (3 courses)

  • * MATH 2524 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • * MATH 2534 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
  • * MATH 2613 - Differential Equations

Additional Mathematics (1 course)

  • * COSC 2613 - Computer Programming for Science and Engineering

Laboratory Science General Education (2 courses)
Credit hours: 8

Choose two IAI courses, one from the life sciences and one from the physical sciences. PHYS 2614 - Physics I is strongly recommended as the physical science course.

Communications General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

A minimum grade of C is required in *ENGL 1613 and *ENGL 1623.

  • * ENGL 1613 - English I
  • * ENGL 1623 - English II
  • * SPCH 1553 - Introductory Speech

Humanities General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

Choose three IAI humanities courses, with at least one course from general humanities and at least one course from the fine arts or interdisciplinary category.

Social and Behavioral Science General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

Choose three IAI social and behavioral science courses from at least two different prefixes.

Electives (3-6 courses)
Credit hours: 10

Choose 10 credit hours of courses from any transfer-level elective area. A maximum of four credit hours can come from physical education activity courses.

Minimum credit hours required for completion - 64

*Course has prerequisite.

Mathematics A.S.—Suggested course sequence

Fall
* MATH 2515 5 cr. hrs.
* ENGL 1613 3 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* MATH 2524 4 cr. hrs.
* ENGL 1623 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.
* Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.

Fall
* MATH 2534 4 cr. hrs.
* SPCH 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.
* Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.
* Elective 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* MATH 2613 3 cr. hrs.
* COSC 2613 3 cr. hrs.
* Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.
* Electives 6 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

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