What Can You Do With an AS-T in Math?
Transfer to a Cal State university to complete your bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a related field. What you do after that depends on your long-term goals.
It’s a great time to enter the math field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted a sharp rise in the demand for mathematicians through 2028. Math is seen as a versatile education, adaptable to many industries and careers.
The technology sector always seeks math majors. Google, for example, hires these majors to create search algorithms and other software. Other industries value math majors because of their ability to measure results and find efficiencies.
Your career options include:
- Algorithmic engineer
- College math professor
- Data scientist
- High school math teacher
- Investment banking analyst
- Operations research analyst
- Process engineer
- Project manager
- Quality assurance manager
Some of these careers mean you need to earn a master’s or doctoral degree after your bachelor’s.
Transfer to a Four-Year School
Prepare to succeed at a four-year university with this degree from Copper Mountain College. Your credits are guaranteed to equal the first two years of a CSU bachelor’s degree. Transfer your CMC credits to any university you choose. If you have your eye on a UC or a private university, work with your CMC counselor and an advisor from your goal school to be sure the credits you take at CMC transfer efficiently.
Mathematics AS-T: What to Expect
- 13 units of required courses
- 7 – 9 units of restricted electives
- 37 – 39 units of general education requirements
- 60 minimum transferable units
- A minimum GPA of 2.0
MATH 001A: Calculus | 4 units
MATH 001B: Calculus | 4 units
MATH 002A: Multivariate Calculus | 5 units
Choose one course from MATH 002B or MATH 002C | 4 units
Choose one course from MATH 002B or MATH 002C (if they haven’t been used to fulfill the above requirement) or MATH 004, MATH 014, PH 004A, or CS 089 | 3 – 5 units
What You Learn
- Use math to create models of real-life situations — and solve them
- Proper math notation and terminology
- Various methods to create, interpret, and analyze visual representations of math expressions