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Mathematics Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

do you ENJOY math?

You probably already know there are many areas of study that call for excellent math skills. But have you considered a degree in mathematics? Math is an exciting, diverse and rewarding field with many job opportunities. A four-year degree could lead to employment in academia, government or the insurance industry. Once you've earned a baccalaureate degree or higher in mathematics, you could start a career as a computer specialist, investment actuary, cost estimator, financial engineer, numerical methods programmer/analyst and more.

For more information about career paths in math, check out the Mathematical Association of America.

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WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE Mathematics Option, Liberal Arts A.A.PROGRAM?

If you are a high school graduate, you are a candidate for Gulf Coast’s Mathematics Option, Liberal Arts A.A.  program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR Mathematics Option, Liberal Arts A.A. DEGREE?

  • Our students pay one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • Small Classes! 1:19 Professor/Student Ratio.
  • 3.11 Average GPA. Our students  are performing well in the state universities of Florida.
 

 Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
 •+*ENC1101, English I 3
 +*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
 •+*MAC2311, Calculus I 4
 +*MAC2312, Calculus II 4
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement—Note core classes below 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement—Note core classes below 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
 +Approved Programming Language 3
 +*MAC2313, Calculus III 4
 +MAP2302, Differential Equations 3
 Students must take a science course designed for science majors, with the accompanying lab.  Select one of the following with the accompanying lab.  •+*PHY2048, University Physics I, 4 crs. (recommended)+PHY2048L, University Physics I Lab, 1 cr. (recommended)•+ BSC2010, Biology for Science Majors I, 3 crs.+  BSC2010L, Biology for Science Majors I Lab, 1 cr.•+*CHM1045, General Chemistry, 3 crs.+ CHM1045L, General Chemistry I Lab, 1 cr. •+*PHY2048 or •+*CHM1045 will simultaneously satisfy the Physical Science General Education requirement.•+ BSC2010 will simultaneously satisfy the Biological Science General Education requirement Additional 1-2
Electives
 Electives 10-11
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 60

Recommended programming language elective:  +COP2224, Introduction to C++ Programming, 3 crs.; or +COP2250, Introduction to Java Programming, 3 crs.

Recommended elective:   +STA2023, Statistics, 3 crs.


• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 

HOW DO I APPLY TO Mathematics Option, Liberal Arts A.A. PROGRAM?

To apply to the Mathematics Option, Liberal Arts A.A. Program, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Visit the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

HOW DO I REGISTER AND PAY FOR MY CLASSES?

Classes are starting soon. Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

Ready to apply? Or, find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

 

Contact the advisor

Keith Owens
Associate Professor, Mathematics
850-769-1551, extension 5877

kowens@gulfcoast.edu

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Department Chair

Angelia Reynolds
Chair, Mathematics
850-769-1551 extension 3852
areynolds@gulfcoast.edu

 
 
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