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Study mathematics at JCC

Students can choose to earn the general Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Sciences degree or can choose to earn the degree with a track in mathematics (a SUNY Transfer Path). Students interested in pursuing this track should speak with an advisor or counselor to make sure the correct program is noted.

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Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
12 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
ENG 1540: Writing About Literature3 HUMA H CWRT, VEDP
Social Sciences Electives

(up to 6 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

6 (X-X) S
Core Requirements
25-26 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
MAT 1710: Calculus/Analytic Geometry I4 MATH N CMAT
MAT 1720: Calculus/Analytic Geometry II4 MATH N CMAT
MAT 2650: Calculus/Analytic Geometry III4 MATH N CMAT
MAT 2670: Linear Algebra3 MATH N CMAT
MAT 2680: Ordinary Differential Equations3 MATH N CMAT
Laboratory Science Electives4 NSCI N SR
Mathematics and Sciences Electives

(any courses not already required numbered 1500 or higher within the AST, BIO, CHE, GLG, MAT (1540+), MET, and PHY (1600+) disciplines)

3-4 N
22-23 credit hours Degree Requirements Met

(up to 3 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

22-23 (X)
Important Points
  • A GPA of at least 2.0 in math/science coursework is required for graduation.
  • Recommended electives include MAT1540, MAT1670, or a second science course, and should be selected based on transfer requirements. Please consult with an advisor for assistance.
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis. (SUNY Gen. Ed. outcome #1)
  2. Analyze ethical dilemmas raised by science and technology, attempt to identify personal values that affect how one thinks about these dilemmas, and consider diverse perspectives in the process.
  3. Demonstrate application of scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences. (SUNY Gen. Ed. Outcome #2)
  4. Demonstrate the ability to create, interpret, and analyze graphs and charts that communicate quantitative or relational information.
  5. Show competence in the following quantitative reasoning skills and be able to :
    1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, and schematics.
    2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically, and verbally.
    3. Use arithmetical, algebraic, geometric, and statistical methods to solve problems.
    4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness, determine alternatives, and select optimal results.
    5. Recognize the limits of mathematical and statistical methods. (SUNY Gen. Ed. outcome: Mathematics)
  6. Use computer (or other appropriate) technology to collect data; use computer (or other appropriate) technology to represent data; use computer (or other appropriate) technology to analyze data and /or to solve numerical or conceptual problems.