May 26, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, A.S.

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The Mathematics AS degree is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of mathematics in preparation for transfer to baccalaureate programs. Courses provide extensive background in assessing formal logical statements for validity, providing proofs by direct and indirect methods, use of differentiation and integration in problem solving, testing of infinite series for convergence or divergence, and support communication of mathematical ideas in writing.

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

Select the Degree Map Based on Initial Math Placement:

Degree Map for Mathematics, A.S. - MAT 9010 or MAT 9B0 or MAT 900 Placement  

Degree Map for Mathematics, A.S. - MAT 1500 Placement - Calculus I  

Your Degree Map contains the suggested term-by-term course sequence for your academic path towards graduation. 

To ensure successful and timely completion of your degree, it is recommended that you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your unique map. 

Please note some courses may only be offered once an academic year.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Mathematics degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. Assess formal logical statements for validity 
  2. Give proofs by direct and inductive methods
  3. Solve problems using differentiation and integration
  4. Test infinite series for convergence or divergence 
  5. Manipulate and interpret matrix notation
  6. Analyze graphs for paths, circuits, and spannings
  7. Communicate mathematical ideas clearly in writing 

College Requirements:

English and Math proficient as determined by the CUNY Proficiency Index, unless otherwise exempt, or successful completion of any required developmental course(s).

Civic Engagement Experiences:

One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:

One (1) Writing Intensive Course  in any discipline is required. 

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):

When Required Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major

Flexible Core (6 Courses, 18 Credits):

When Flexible Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major

One course from each Group A to D (Group E is satisfied by the courses show.)

No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course

B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course

C. Creative Expression Designated Course

D. Individual and Society Designated Course

E. Scientific World Designated Courses*

Major Requirements (8 to 10 Courses, 27 to 30 Credits):

Option 1: (2 Courses, 7 Credits)

Option 2: (2 Courses, 8 Credits)


0 - 6 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits


^ Depending on Math placement, students may be required to complete MAT 9010  or MAT 9B0  or MAT 900  and/or MAT 1000  and MAT 1400  

** Consultation with the Mathematics Department is HIGHLY recommended to ensure that the student selects the correct option.

* This program has a waiver to require particular courses in the Common Core, otherwise more than the minimum credits for the degree may be necessary.

Total Credits: 60

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