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Mathematics

Build a solid foundation for your career goals with an Associate of Science Transfer degree in Mathematics.

Arapahoe Community College Math Students

Whether math is your passion or a stepping stone on your career path, ACC can help you Move Mountains toward your educational and career goals. We have dedicated faculty who are committed to a quality, student-centered, math education incorporating current trends and the latest technology. Get your Associate of Science Transfer degree in Mathematics full-time or part-time with convenient courses also offered nights and online and get your foundation to transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Tracy Lawrence
Faculty / Department Chair
Mathematics
tracy.lawrence [at] arapahoe.edu

What You'll Learn

After you’ve earned your Mathematics AS degree, you’ll be able to:

  • Communicate mathematics with understanding using symbolic, graphical, numerical, and written representations of mathematical ideas
  • Use critical thinking and mathematical reasoning to solve a variety of problems, including real-world situations
  • Use technology to enhance mathematical understanding, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

CIP 240199 (MATH)

The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at public four-year colleges and universities as designated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) transfer agreement.

For more information about this transfer degree please refer to the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Program Requirements

General Education Courses (39 credit hours)
Written Communication (6 credit hours)
Mathematics (5 credit hours)
Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)
  • GT - Three GT Pathways Arts & Humanities courses (GTAH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, or GT-AH4)
History (3 credit hours)
Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)
  • GT - Two GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Science courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3)
Natural and Physical Sciences (10 credit hours)
Additional Required Courses (16-17 credit hours)

Please Note: If these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor's degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to
determine in which way these courses will be applied.

Note1 CSU-Ft Collins requires a different computer science course than the community college course. Students should seek advising at CSU-Ft Collins for information on the appropriate computer science course to take.

Elective Courses (4-5 credit hours)

Elective credit must be completed from the following lists of approved prefixes or courses to bring the total credit hours to 60.

Guaranteed Transfer
Any course in the following prefixes

Any course in the following prefixes except Special Topics (275) and Independent Study (285): AST (100 or higher), BIO (100 or higher), CHE (100 or higher), EGG (100 or higher), MAT (121 or higher, except 155 or 156), PHY (111 or higher), or any foreign language (111 or above).

Additional Courses

Any additional courses taken in the discipline covered by this agreement might not count toward the requirements of the major at the receiving institution. Students are strongly encouraged to seek academic advising prior to registration regarding the acceptability of online science courses if they anticipate transferring to a 4-year institution or completing graduate work in the sciences or health professions. It should be noted that per Colorado Revised Statute, §23-1-125(1)(e), general education courses taken online are guaranteed to satisfy core course (gtPathways) requirements at all Colorado public institutions of higher education.

Total: 60 credit hours

All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements

Visit our Math Support Center to get help from our expert faculty and student tutors.

Math SUPPORT CENTER

Calculator Rentals

  • Calculators can be rented from Littleton (M2564), Parker, or Sturm campuses. Pay for your calculator rental online by completing the online rental form* (in myACC on the Student Finance page and choose Pay with Credit Card: Optional Purchases). Bring a copy of your receipt to any of the three locations to pick up your calculator. 
     
    Campus Location on Campus / Phone Number Hours
    Littleton Math Support Center in the Library & Learning Commons, M2564
    303.797.5893
    Beginning Aug 24
    Monday: 11:30am-1:30pm & 4:30-6:00pm
    Tuesday: 12:30-2:30pm & 4:30-6:00pm
    Wednesday: 11:30am-1:30pm
    Thursday: 12:30-2:30pm
    Parker Front Desk
    303.734.4822
    Beginning August 10
    Monday-Thursday
    8:00am-5:00pm
    Call for possible evening hours
    Sturm (Castle Rock) Front Desk
    303.660.3160
    August 10-21
    Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    Beginning August 24
    Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-9:30pm
    Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

     

  • Rent a calculator for $25 any at point in the semester
  • Return at end of semester or a $100 replacement fee will be charged - if the Math Support Center is closed you can return your calculator to the library drop box outside of the main building in Littleton at any time.

Math Refresher courses are a great opportunity to brush up on your math skills and prepare for your next math class. Math refreshers are being offered virtually, via Zoom, on the following dates.

Date Time Session Registration Closes
Saturday, October 24 9:00-11:00am STEM Friday, October 23 at noon
Saturday, October 24 9:30-11:30am non-STEM Friday, October 23 at noon
Saturday, November 14 9:00-11:00am STEM Friday, November 13 at noon
Saturday, November 14 9:30-11:30am non-STEM Friday, November 13 at noon
Wednesday, December 2 5:30-7:30pm STEM Tuesday, December 1 at noon
Wednesday, December 2 6:00-8:00pm non-STEM Tuesday, December 1 at noon
Saturday, December 12 9:00-11:00am STEM Friday, December 11 at noon
Saturday, December 12 9:30-11:30am non-STEM Friday, December 11 at noon
Wednesday, January 6 5:30-7:30pm STEM Tuesday, January 5 at noon
Wednesday, January 6 6:00-8:00pm non-STEM Tuesday, January 5 at noon
Saturday, January 16 9:00-11:00am STEM Friday, January 15 at noon
Saturday, January 16 9:30-11:30am non-STEM Friday, January 15 at noon


Please use the following link to sign up for a math refresher course.

 Math Refresher Sign Up

Job Potential

Getting your foundation in mathematics can lead you on a path to a wide variety of careers. Here are a few fields where your mathematics degree will help you be successful:

Math Support Center

Whether you need help with an assignment or a mathematical concept, our Math Support Center is free and open every semester to help you succeed. Get tutoring from our expert faculty and student tutors who have excelled in their classes.  Can't make it to the Littleton Campus? We also have tutoring in Parker, Castle Rock, and online through TutorMe. 

View the Math Tutoring Schedule

students in the ACC Math Support Center

Meet the Math Faculty

Tracy
Lawrence
Faculty / Department Chair
Patricia
Anderson
Faculty
Heidi
Barrett
Faculty
Bill
Berech
Faculty
Isaias
Chairez-Uriarte
Faculty
Scott
Davis
Faculty
Craig
Faulhaber
Faculty
Kelli
McCarthy
Faculty
Pam
Russell
Faculty
Alexsis
Venter
Faculty
Susan
Walter
Faculty