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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics AS

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Program Description

From calculating your car loan payment to understanding how search engines work, the principles of mathematics touch every part of your life. If you enjoy seeing the beauty of patterns, logic and processes in the world, why not become a mathematician?

Your degree in mathematics will provide you with analytical and critical thinking skills for lifelong learning. After graduation, you may continue to further education or straight into a career in fields like chemistry, engineering, computer science, statistics or physics.

For More Information Contact: School of Science and Mathematics
Metro Campus: (918) 595-7334 ♦ Northeast Campus: (918) 595-7542
Southeast Campus: (918) 595-7742 ♦ West Campus: (918) 595-8193

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Communicate mathematically using symbolic, graphical, numerical, and written representations of mathematics
  • Integrate techniques from various branches of mathematics
  • Evaluate the reasonableness of solutions.
  • Apply mathematics in a variety of contexts related to science, technology, or real-world issues.


Your career in mathematics may range from financial analyst to computer graphics designer.  Search careers related to Mathematics at TCC Career Explorer and visit TCC Career Services to learn more about our free career planning and job preparation services.

Student Organizations

Take a break from studying and interact with other students interested in science and math by participating in the Sci-π Club on West Campus. Engage in critical thinking discussions after watching Event Horizon films or take a field trip to the Botanical Gardens.  For more information, speak with your mathematics professor or stop by the Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Mathematics Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 34

(Mathematics General Education Requirement met through Specialized Course Requirements.)

Humanities 6 hours

See the General Education Requirements  page for the course list.

Science 7 hours

See the General Education Requirements  page for the course list. One course must be a laboratory science.

General Education Recommended Electives 3 hours

General Education Required Electives 3 hours

Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 26

Total Credit Hours: 60

To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
Physical Education activity courses do not count toward the graduation requirements for this degree.

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