# Associate of Science Degree in Mathematics

## Description

The Associate Degree is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship and an enriched life as an educated person, and to lay a solid foundation for further study in the field of Mathematics.

Faculty's website: kpu.ca/science

Department's website: kpu.ca/mathematics

## Admission Requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

## Curricular Requirements

Within the framework of the Associate of Science degree, students must complete at least 60 credits with a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 and a minimum passing grade (D or better) in each course:

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

English Requirements | ||

ENGL 1100 | Introduction to University Writing | 3 |

Select one additional first-year ENGL course | 3 | |

First Year Science Requirements | ||

CPSC 1103 | Principles of Program Structure and Design I | 3 |

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Differential Calculus | ||

Calculus for Life Sciences I | ||

Calculus I (Business Applications) | ||

MATH 1220 | Integral Calculus | 3 |

or MATH 1230 | Calculus for Life Sciences II | |

PHYS 1101 | Physics for Life Sciences I | 4 |

or PHYS 1120 | Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences I | |

Select four more first-year science courses of the following: | 12-16 | |

Introduction to Astrophysics | ||

ASTR 2101 | ||

ASTR 2102 | ||

Introductory Biology I | ||

Introductory Biology II | ||

Introductory Chemistry ^{1} | ||

The Structure of Matter | ||

Chemical Energetics and Dynamics | ||

Introduction to Computer Literacy | ||

Principles of Program Structure and Design II | ||

CPSC 1250 | ||

GEOG 1110 | ||

GEOG 1120 | ||

Pre-Calculus ^{1} | ||

Statistics I ^{2} | ||

Matrix Algebra for Engineers | ||

Complex Numbers and Linear Algebra | ||

Introductory Physics ^{1} | ||

Physics for Life Sciences II | ||

or PHYS 1220 | Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences II | |

Mechanics I | ||

Second Year Science Requirements | ||

MATH 2321 | Multivariate Calculus (Calculus III) | 3 |

or MATH 2821 | Multivariate and Vector Calculus | |

Select three second-year Math courses of the following: | 9-10 | |

Linear Algebra | ||

Probability and Statistics | ||

Multivariate Calculus (Calculus III) | ||

Introduction to Analysis | ||

Statistics for Life Sciences ^{2} | ||

or MATH 2341 | Introduction to Statistics for Business | |

Discrete Mathematics | ||

Vector Calculus (Calculus IV) | ||

Ordinary Differential Equations | ||

Select two more second-year science courses of the following: | 6-8 | |

Genetics | ||

Cell Biology | ||

Ecology | ||

Microbiology | ||

Cellular Biochemistry | ||

Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences | ||

or CHEM 3310 | Physical Chemistry | |

Analytical Chemistry | ||

Organic Chemistry I | ||

Organic Chemistry II | ||

Data Structures and Algorithms | ||

CPSC 2405 | ||

Environmental Toxicology | ||

Climatology | ||

Geomorphology | ||

Quantitative Methods in Geography | ||

Introduction to GIS | ||

Modern Physics | ||

Classical Mechanics | ||

Thermal Physics | ||

Intermediate Mechanics | ||

Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism | ||

Additional Course Requirements | ||

Select any two courses in Arts, not counting English | 6 | |

Select any other two university-transferable courses | 6 | |

Total Credits | 61-68 |

^{1} | Students transferring to a BSc should confirm transferability. |

^{2} | Students will receive credit for only one of MATH 1115, MATH 2335, MATH 2341 towards an Associate of Science in Mathematics. |

## Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive an **Associate of Science Degree in Mathematics**.

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