Mathematics Area

Contact Information

STEM Department: Founders Hall 113A, 215-968-8256

Math Area Coordinator

Developmental Education Mathematics Liaison

Mathematics Associates Degree

Transfer Major

Decisions on the transferability of courses are made by the four-year colleges and differ from school to school. Students enrolled in this major should contact the Transfer Services Office early in their academic program to determine which courses will transfer to the college of their choice.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Department Founders 112 • Phone (215) 968-8305 Curriculum Code No. 1006

This major prepares students for upper division course work leading to a bachelor's degree in mathematics or a mathematics-related area. Upon completion of the appropriate bachelor's degree, graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in actuarial science, statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, economic forecasting, teaching, and graduate study.

Graduates of this program are able to

  • accurately interpret and translate pictorial and descriptive information into mathematical statements;
  • solve problems quantitatively and communicate results clearly;
  • demonstrate understanding of functions, limits, differentiation and integration, as appropriate;
  • demonstrate computational skills in areas of applied mathematics.

Although students completing this degree typically transfer to a 4-year institution with the intention of completing a Bachelor's program, they may be employed as teaching assistants or science technicians.

Secondary Education - Mathematics

Transfer Major

Decisions on the transferability of courses are made by the four-year colleges and differ from school to school. Students enrolled in this major should contact the Transfer Services office early in their academic program to determine which courses will be transfer to the college of their choice.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Department Founders 112 • Phone (215) 968-8305 Curriculum Code No. 1177

The Secondary Education – Mathematics major is designed for students who plan to teach Mathematics in a high school setting. The program provides the first two years of an undergraduate degree leading to a baccalaureate degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis on Mathematics.

Prospective students with academic deficiencies should be aware that they will need additional time to acquire the necessary academic background. Prerequisites and co-requisites for required courses must be followed.

Graduates of this program are able to

  • accurately interpret and translate pictorial and descriptive information into mathematical statements;
  • solve problems quantitatively and communicate results clearly;
  • demonstrate understanding of numeric, algebraic and geometric reasoning;
  • demonstrate computational skills in areas of applied mathematics.

Although students completing this degree typically transfer to a 4-year institution with the intention of completing a Bachelor's program, they may be employed as teaching assistants or science technicians.

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