Earn an Associate in Science Degree
Required Courses: | Units |
Math 180 | Analytic Geometry & Calculus I | 5 |
Math 280 | Analytic Geometry & Calculus II | 4 |
Math 281 | Multivariable Calculus | 4 |
List A: |
Math 284 | Linear Algebra | 3 |
List B: (select one of the following) |
Math 160 | Elementary Statistics | 4 |
Math 245 | Discrete Math | 3 |
Math 285 | Differential Equations | 3 |
PHYC 140 | Mechanics of Solids | 4 |
CSIS 293 | Intro to Java Programming | 4 |
CSIS 296 | Intro to C++ Programming | 4 |
Total Req: | 19-20 |
Plus General Education and Elective Requirements |
"Students studying science or math in college have a higher employment rate and salary than other majors after graduation, according to a report from the Department of Education."
"In fact, a 2014 report from the Department of Education found that college grads with STEM-related ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) degrees earn an average of $65,000, while their nono-STEM counterparts make about $15,000 less."
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