Degree Programs


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."


In his recent book The Jobs Rated Almanac, author Les Krantz ranks 250 jobs according to six criteria: income, stress, physical demands, potential growth, job security, and work environment.  The top ten according to Krantz (all involve extensive knowledge of mathematics):

  • Website Manager
  • Actuary
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Mathematician
  • Computer Programmer
  • Accountant
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Web Developer

Department Chairs


Julia Morales
Administrative Assistant I
Phone: (619) 644-7705
Office:  70-221



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