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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.

ACC Admissions
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Tracy Lawrence
Faculty / Department Chair
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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

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 pre-requisites 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.

Mathematics AS Academic Plan PDF | Accessible Word Doc

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


Calculator Rentals and Returns - Fall 2021

To return a calculator that you rented for spring or summer 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:

To rent a calculator for the Fall 2021 semester:

  • Pay your $25 rental fee online (in myACC on the Student Finance page in the Payment Options and Refunds section and choose Pay with Credit Card: Optional Purchases: Add "Calculator Rental Charge" to your cart and pay). Calculators can be rented at the designated locations below.
  • Bring your receipt to campus to pick up your calculator:
Campus Location on Campus /
Phone Number
Littleton Main Desk in the Library
(preferable) OR the
Math Support Center
in the Library & Learning Commons, M2500
Beginning August 23:
Monday – Thursday
8am - 8pm
8am - 5pm
9am - 3pm
Parker Front Desk
Beginning August 23:
Monday - Thursday
8am - 7pm
8am - 5pm
Call after for hours
Sturm (Castle Rock) Front Desk
Beginning August 23:
Monday - Thursday
8am - 9pm
8am - 5pm

Please contact susan [dot] walter [at] arapahoe [dot] edu with any questions / concerns.

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

*We don't have any math refreshers scheduled at this time. Please check back for future dates.

Sign-Up for a Math Refresher Course

Job Potential in Math

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

Faculty / Department Chair