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

Arapahoe Community College Math students working at a white board in a classroom at the Littleton Campus.

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.

ACC Admissions
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Tracy Lawrence
Faculty / Department Chair
tracy.lawrence [at]

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 270101 (DMAT)

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 (GT-AH1, 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)
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.

* Note: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 (2075) and Independent Study (2085): AST (1000 or higher), BIO (1000 or higher), CHE (1000 or higher), EGG (1000 or higher), MAT (1340 or higher, except 1220 or 1230), PHY (1111 or higher), or any foreign language (1011 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

ACC academic plans will help guide you through your chosen program. The academic plan will provide you with important information, like which semesters courses are offered if there are any prerequisites or co-requisites for courses, program outcomes, course sequence recommendations, notes for the program, graduation requirements, and other important information. These are updated annually, so we recommend downloading a copy of yours to keep on track to graduation.

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


To return a calculator that you rented for a previous semester, please either:

  • Drop it in the Library book drop outside of the main building at the Littleton Campus any time OR
  • Return it in person to your campus.

Calculators can be checked out for the semester on the Littleton Campus at the ACC Library and on the Sturm Collaboration Campus at Castle Rock at the front desk. 

CampusLocation on Campus /
Phone Number
LittletonMain Desk in the Library
Monday – Thursday
8am - 8pm
8am - 5pm
9am - 3pm
Castle RockFront Desk
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 8:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm

Please contact lara [dot] beckwith [at] arapahoe [dot] edu with any questions / concerns.

Math Refresher Course

Our Math Refreshers are a great opportunity to brush up on your math skills and prepare for your next math classes. ACC students can use the following steps to register for the Math Refresher Course. 

To Sign-Up

  1. Log into D2L and click on Self Registration
  2. Click on the link for Math Refresher Course
  3. Click Register
  4. Complete the registration and click Submit
  5. To access your course at another time, you'll need to click the Waffle and search "Math Refresher Course"

Video Tutorial for Registering for the Math Refresher Course.

Job Opportunities in Mathematics

Math Support

Whether you need help with an assignment or a mathematical concept, our Math Support 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 Castle Rock and online through TutorMe. 

View the Math Tutoring Schedule

Students in the ACC Math Support area of the Littleton Campus.

Meet the Math Faculty

Faculty / Department Chair