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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.

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 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.

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


  • Calculators can be rented from the Math Support Center (M2850) or the Parker and Castle Rock campuses.
  • 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 A2000 between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.
    • If you rented a calculator from the math department for the spring semester and still have not returned it, please return it this coming week (wear a mask/face covering). This is the last week we will be on campus collecting calculators. If you cannot come, you are welcome to have a friend or family member return it for you.
      • Littleton Campus – Library Book Drop outside of the north entrance
        If you need your calculator for a summer math class, please pay online and email a copy of your receipt to alexsis [dot] venter [at] arapahoe [dot] edu
      • Calculators not returned one of the above dates next week or to the library book drop by 10am on Thursday, June 11, will result in a replacement fee and hold being placed on your student account.

Math Refresher courses are a great opportunity to brush up on your math skills and prepare for your next math class. All of these sessions are held remotely, using Zoom. Although you do not need to have a webcam or mic enabled, these tools will help you interact with your instructor throughout the course. You do not need to have a Zoom account. Prior to your course, you will receive an email with the course packet as well as the Zoom meeting URL.

*Session A will prepare you for MAT 055 or MAT 121 (for STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math] programs)
*Session B will prepare you for MAT 050, MAT 120, or MAT 135 (for non-STEM programs)

July 15 Wednesday Session A 5:30 - 7:30pm
July 15 Wednesday Session B 6:00 - 8:00pm
July 25 Saturday Session A 9:00 - 11:00am
July 25 Saturday Session B 9:30 - 11:30am
August 1 Saturday Session A 9:00 - 11:00am
August 1 Saturday Session B 9:30 - 11:30am


RSVP for a Math Refresher Course

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

Faculty / Department Chair