Associate of Science Degree in Mathematics


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.

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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:

English Requirements
ENGL 1100Introduction to University Writing3
Select one additional first-year ENGL course3
First Year Science Requirements
CPSC 1103Principles of Program Structure and Design I3
Select one of the following:3
Differential Calculus
Calculus for Life Sciences I
Calculus I (Business Applications)
MATH 1220Integral Calculus3
or MATH 1230 Calculus for Life Sciences II
PHYS 1101Physics for Life Sciences I4
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
Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences II
Mechanics I
Second Year Science Requirements
MATH 2321Multivariate 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
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
Cell Biology
Cellular Biochemistry
Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences
Physical Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Data Structures and Algorithms
CPSC 2405
Environmental Toxicology
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 English6
Select any other two university-transferable courses6
Total Credits61-68

Credential Awarded

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

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