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

Arapahoe Community College Math Students

Whether Mathematics 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, weekends and online and get your foundation to transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Danielle Staples
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 any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

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)
  • GT - One GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1)
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.


1 CSU-Ft Collins requires a different 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

Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Brush up on your math skills before taking the math placement test with our free math refresher course. Get personalized help to help refresh your math skills and maximize your score on the math placement test, saving you time and money. Plus, you'll get a voucher to take the placement test when you've completed the course.

Register for a Math Refresher Course on one of these date:

Date Time Campus Room
Saturday, July 20 8:30am - 12:00pm Parker Campus TBD
Thursday, August 1 5:30 - 9:00pm Littleton Campus M3610


  • 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.

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 every semester to help you succeed. Get tutoring from our expert faculty and student tutors who have excelled in their classes. Get support that will not only help you with that assignment or class, but that will set you up for success with future math and other classes. Can't make it to the Littleton Campus? We also have tutoring in Parker, Castle Rock, and online through Brainfuse. 

View the Math Tutoring Schedule

*Please check the schedule for the math specialist skilled in your course.

students in the ACC Math Support Center