Program: Mathematics

Overview

Mathematics

The Long Beach City College Mathematics program is to foster an environment that both challenges and supports its students. The primary purposes of the educational program offered by the department are to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions and nurture an appreciation of the role of mathematics in life.

By enhancing the students’ ability to utilize mathematics and critical thinking, they will be able to support business and industry in economic development by providing a highly educated workforce.

Career Opportunities

This field of concentration is designed to recognize competency in mathematics at a post-secondary level. It partially fulfills the requirements for transfer with junior standing for students majoring mathematics and related fields having significant mathematical content. This Associate Degree will facilitate transfer for a four-year degree.

Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T), Mathematics 

Students who are interested in becoming a scientist or engineer should consider obtaining the Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree. Mathematics is the underlying language of all of the physical and life sciences as well as engineering and business. Math is also the architecture upon which modern computers are based. The purpose of the Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree is threefold. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • To serve students to meet graduation for an Associate degree in science mathematics for transfer. 
  • To serve students to meet career/transfer requirements. 

Associate in Science (AS), Mathematics

This field of concentration is designed to recognize competency in mathematics at a postsecondary level. This Associate Degree may facilitate transfer for a four-year degree. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Serve students to meet graduation/GE requirements. 
  • Serve students for the fulfillment of their own personal goals. 
  • Service students to meet career/transfer requirements.