Mathematics (A.S.)

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The BMCC Department of Mathematics offers an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Mathematics. If you like solving problems and learning techniques to do more sophisticated ones, math may be a good field for you. Math majors find many interesting career paths such as becoming a data scientist, an actuary, an economist, a research or financial analyst or a teacher. Math is a solid foundation for careers in fields like medicine, software engineering, astronomy and insurance.

Our program will prepare you for work as well as continuing your studies at a 4 year college. Whatever direction you take in the future, a background in math will prove to be an asset.

As a math major, you will have a personal connection with Math Department faculty and support for your career plans. You will be assigned an advisor who will be there for you throughout your academic career at BMCC. This personal approach and guidance will help you in every step of the way up until your graduation from BMCC. You will also get information about transferring to a four-year college, applying for scholarships and internships,


Transfer Options

BMCC has articulation agreements with several four year colleges to allow you to seamlessly continue your education there without any loss of credits.


Explore Careers

BMCC is committed to  students’ long-term success and will help you explore professional opportunities. Undecided? No problem. The college offers Career Coach for salary and employment information, job postings and a self-discovery assessment to help students find their academic and career paths. Visit Career Express to make an appointment with an advisor, search for jobs or sign-up for professional development activities with the Center for Career Development. Students can also visit the Office of Internships and Experiential Learning to gain real world experience in preparation for a four-year degree and beyond. These opportunities are available to help BMCC students build a foundation for future success.

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Requirements

Required Common Core

Flexible Core3

Curriculum Requirements

Linear Algebra

Program Electives (Choose 4 courses for a total of 12 credits:)

Computer Programming II
Statistics
Introduction to Geometry
Bridge to Advanced Mathematics
Abstract Algebra
History of Mathematics
Advanced Calculus I
3
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General Elective 5
30
Total Curriculum Requirements
60
Total Program Requirements

Note

Please note, these requirements are effective the 2021-2022 catalog year. Please check your DegreeWorks account for your specific degree requirements as when you began at BMCC will determine your program requirements.

Footnotes

  1. Students are required to take MAT 206.
  2. Students are required to take BIO 210, CHE 201, PHY 210, or PHY 215.
  3. No more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field can be used to satisfy Flexible Core requirements.
  4. Students are required to take BIO 220, CHE 202, CSC 110, CSC 111, PHY 220, or PHY 225.
  5. These credits can be satisfied by taking STEM variants in the Common Core. If student is planning to take CSC 210 or CSC 211, then CSC 101 may count towards General Elective.

Mathematics Department

199 Chambers Street, Room N-599
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1335

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m