Academics

Mathematics / Science

Mathematics and Science

Majoring in a Mathematics/Science program means you will gain an increased awareness of the natural world, learn about the latest computational techniques and computer technology, and determine how math and science principles apply to the world around you.

This program prepares students for transfer into baccalaureate programs leading to careers in fields in mathematics or sciences such as engineering, secondary education and actuary scientists.

Year 1
Fall Semester

EN 101  English Composition I  (3 cr)
FS 104  STEM Seminar  (1 cr)
MA 130  Calculus I (4 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3 cr)* or
General Education Science Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Computer Science Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
EN 102   English Composition II   (3 cr)
MA 140  Calculus II (4 cr)
Mathematics Elective (3/4 cr)* or
Science Elective (3/4 cr) or
Computer Science Elective  (3/4 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective* (3 cr) or
General Education Science Elective (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

PI 141  General Physics I   (4 cr)
Mathematics Elective (3/4 cr)* or
Science Elective (3/4 cr) or
Computer Science Elective  (3/4 cr)
Mathematics Elective (4 cr)* or
Science Elective (4 cr) or
Computer Science Elective  (4 cr)
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
Mathematics Elective (4 cr)* or
Science Elective (4 cr) or 
Computer Science Elective  (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3 cr)* or
General Education Science Elective (3 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3 cr)* or
General Education Science Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Computer Science Elective (3 cr)
General Education History Elective (3 cr)
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Total Credits  60

*Excluding MA 115 and MA 109

This program prepares students for transfer into baccalaureate programs leading to careers in fields such as industrial chemist, pharmaceutical chemist, medicine and pharmacy.

Year 1
Fall Semester

CH 101  General Chemistry I  (4 cr)
EN 101   English Composition I (3 cr)
FS 104  STEM Seminar (1 cr)
MA 130  Calculus I (4 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective  (3 cr)

Spring Semester
CH 102  General Chemistry II  (4 cr)
EN 102   English Composition II  (3 cr)
MA 140  Calculus II (4 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective  (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

CH 201  Organic Chemistry I   (4 cr)
PI 141  General Physics I  (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3/4 cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (3/4 cr) or
General Education Computer Science Elective  (3/4 cr)
General Education History Elective  (3 cr)
General Education Social Science Elective   (3 cr)

Spring Semester
CH 202  Organic Chemistry II  (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (4 cr)  *or
General Education Science Elective (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3/4 cr ) * or
General Education Science Elective (3/4 cr ) or
General Education Computer Science Elective (3/4 cr)
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Humanities Elective  (3 cr)

Total Credits  60

Recommended Electives:
MA 210  Calculus III  (4 cr)
PI 142  General Physics II (4 cr)

*Excluding MA 115 and MA 109

This program prepares students for transfer into baccalaureate programs leading to careers in fields such as Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Environmental Engineering, Wildlife Management, Ecology and Wastewater Engineering.

Year 1
Fall Semester

BI 122  Environmental Science (4 cr)
EN 101   English Composition I  (3 cr)
FS 104  STEM Seminar (1 cr)
MA 130  Calculus I  (4 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective  (3 cr)

Spring Semester
EN 102   English Composition II  (3 cr)
PI 104  Energy, The Environment & Society   (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics (4 cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3/4 cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (3/4 cr) or
General Education Computer Science Elective (3/4 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective  (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

BI 215  Ecology (4 cr)
PI 141  General Physics I (4 cr)
General Education History Elective (3 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3 cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Computer Science Elective (3 cr)
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
GL 101  Physical Geology  (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (4 cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3/4 cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (3/4 cr) or
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Total Credits  62

Recommended Electives:
CH 101  General Chemistry I (4 cr)
CH 102  General Chemistry II (4 cr)
BI 101  General Biology I (4 cr)
BI 102  General Biology II (4 cr)
PI 142  General Physics II (4 cr)

*Excluding MA 109 and MA 115

This program prepares students for transfer into to baccalaureate programs leading to careers in fields such as mathematician, statistician, stock or financial analyst, economist or research.

Year 1
Fall Semester
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
FS 104  STEM Seminar (1 cr)
MA 130  Calculus I (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (3 cr) * or
General Education Computer Science Elective * (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective  (3 cr)

Spring Semester
EN 102   English Composition II  (3 cr)
MA 111  Discrete Math  (4 cr)
MA 140  Calculus II (4 cr)
General Education History Elective (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

MA 208  Linear Algebra (4 cr)
MA 210  Calculus III (4 cr)
PI 141  General Physics I  (4 cr)
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
MA 220  Differential Equations (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (4 cr) or
General Education Science Elective (4 cr)
General Education Math Elective (3 cr) * or
General Education Science Elective (3 cr) * or
General Education Computer Science Elective (3 cr) *
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Total Credits  60

*Excludes MA 109 and MA 115