Mathematics Education Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

mathematics Education Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

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 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 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
EDF1005, Introduction to the Teaching Profession 3
EDF2085, Introduction to Diversity for Educators 3
EME2040, Introduction to Technology for Educator 3
+Approved Programming Language 3
Electives 10



Recommended electives:

SPC1608, Introduction to Public Speaking, 3 crs.

MAC1105, College Algebra, 3 crs.

MAC1140, Pre-Calculus Algebra, 3 crs.

MAC1114, Trigonometry, 3 crs.

Physical Science and Lab, 3 crs./1 cr.

• 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.


Our Mission

The Mathematics Division of Gulf Coast State College consists of dedicated educators whose purpose is to provide students with the opportunity to receive the highest quality of mathematics instruction possible. We exist to offer a range of mathematics courses that will prepare students for the next step in their educational, professional, or everyday life.

Mathematics Division Website

Student Union West Building, RM 286
(above the bookstore)
Phone: 850-747-3229
Fax: 850-767-8252

 Questions, comments? Contact Scott Spencer. 850-747-3229

Mathematics Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
Terri Bedford Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2867
Michael Brinegar Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2857
Connie Campbell Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2812
Joseph Harris Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2867
Sharon Hudson Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 3354
Leo Lusk Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2854
Riccardo Mensitieri Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5875
Gene Owens Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5877
Hadley Pridgen Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 3345
Angelia Reynolds Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 3852

Year One

First Semester

  • General Education: Communication
    ENC 1101 English Composition I
  • General Education: Mathematics
    MAC 2311 Calculus/Anal Geometry I
  • General Education: Physical Science
  • General Education: Government


  • Total 14

Second Semester

  • General Education: Communication
    ENC 1102 English Composition II
  • General Education: Mathematics
    MAC 2312 Calculus/Anal Geometry II
  • Recommended Elective
    COP 1000 Intro Prgrm Logic
  • General Education: Visual and Performing Arts

  • EDF 1005 Intro Teaching Profession

  • Total 16

Year Two

First Semester

  • General Education: Literature

  • EDF 2085 Intro Diversity for Educators
  • Programming
  • General Education: Biological Science
  • General Education: Behavioral Science

  • Total 15

Second Semester

  • EME 2040 Intro Technology for Teachers
  • General Education: History
  • General Education: Philosophy/Religion



  • Total 15