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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Division

Mathematics Studies

Program Description

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on pages 54-57. Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required. In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a CT State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 GPA.

Program Requirements

Competency or Program Requirement Course Number and Title Required Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics Choose any Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics listed 3
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H185 Trigonometric Functions1 OR
MAT*H186 Precalculus1
3-4
Program Requirement Choose any unrestricted elective any credit bearing course2 3
SECOND SEMESTER
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication course listed 3
Social Phenomena Choose any Social Phenomena listed 3
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3
Program Requirement MAT*H254 Calculus I1 4
Program Requirement CSC*H113 Programming I OR CSC*H205 Visual Basic I 3
SUMMER SEMESTER
Program Requirement MAT*H256 Calculus II1 4
THIRD SEMESTER
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications listed 3
Scientific Knowledge Introductory Science Course Sequence3 4
Program Requirement MAT*H268 Calculus III: Multivariable (fall only)3 4
Program Requirement Choose any unrestricted elective any credit bearing course2 3-4
FOURTH SEMESTER
Historical Knowledge Choose any Historical Knowledge listed 3
Scientific Reasoning Introductory Science Course Sequence3 4
Program Requirement Math Elective4 3-4
Program Requirement Choose any unrestricted elective - any credit bearing course2 3-4

Total Credits: 60

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

1If student is MAT*H254 Calculus I-ready, student should enroll in MAT*H254 Calculus in 1st semester and MAT*H256 Calculus II in 2nd semester. If student is not MAT*H185 or H186-ready, use unrestricted electives to take MAT* prerequisite courses, e.g. MAT*H137 or MAT*H172.

28-10 credits to reach 60 total program credits. Amount needed depends on choice of MAT*H185 or H186 and Math Elective.

3Choose from BIO*H121 & BIO*H122 OR
BIO *H155 & BIO *H145 (SCSU transfer only) OR
CHE*H121 & CHE*H122 OR
PHY*H121 & PHY*H122 OR
PHYH221 & PHY*H222

4Choose from MAT*H274 Linear Algebra, H285 Differential Equations or H287 Foundations of Mathematics.

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