Jun 14, 2024  
2019-2020 SLCC General Catalog 

Mathematics: AS

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Associate of Science | 63 credits minimum

Mathematics Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
SI 220
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4267
Program Website
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Program Faculty
Professor - Joseph Gallegos, Carla Kulinsky
Associate Professor - Mark Glines, Carla Kulinsky, Dale Nelson, Zeph Smith, Cindy Soderstrom, Shane Tang , Ruth Trygstad, Brenda Gardner, Alia Maw, Ron McKay, Cesar Melo, Robert Morelli, Brenda Santistevan, Kyle Costello
Assistant Professors - Spencer Bartholomew,  Garth Butcher, Michael Oremus, Suzanne Mozdy, Laurie Paxton, Deena Bain, Rachel Marcial, Mony Kennedy
Instructor - Kristin Cartwright, John Schweitzer, Sadie Thomas

Program Description
An Associate of Science degree can be earned through the study of Mathematics. It requires a minimum of 63 credit hours of coursework, including 22 hours of mathematics courses and 8 hours of physics courses. All classes are transferable to other schools in the state system of higher education and most other universities and colleges. These courses will prepare a student for completion of a mathematics or mathematics education degree at a four year institution. Students in this program also complete General Education requirements.

Transfer/Articulation Information
Requirements at four-year colleges and universities are subject to change; ongoing planning is essential. Admission into a major program at a transfer institution depends upon the receiving institution’s requirements for that major. Some major programs are restricted and require special application as well as a competitive GPA. See an Academic Advisor at both SLCC and the intended receiving institution for specific articulation information.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is four semesters.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy

Acquire substantive knowledge of mathematical concepts in calculus, linear algebra, differential equations and calculus based physics.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of a Computer Algebra System for problem-solving and application of mathematical principles.
Preparation for further study in mathematics or a related discipline at a four-year college or university.


Organize, present and explain, both orally and in writing, solutions to mathematics problems.
Communicate well in a group.


Obtain and interpret information represented by solutions and graphs.
Use appropriate mathematical techniques and concepts to analyze data.
Model and predict outcomes for physical situations with mathematical equations.


Demonstrate effective problem solving.
Critically analyze mathematical problems and solutions for validity/credibility.
Make connections across disciplines with mathematical models from physics, engineering, economics, medicine etc.


General Education Requirements

Core Skills

Quantitative Literacy (QL) 1 course

American Institutions (AI) 1 course

Institutional Requirements

Communication (CM) 1 course

International & Global (IG) 1 course

Lifelong Wellness (LW) 1 course

Distribution Areas

Select 1 course from each of the Distribution Areas, 4 total courses; 1 course must also be designated as a Diversity (DV)

Fine Arts (FA)    
Humanities (HU)    
Life Sciences (LS)    
Social Science (SS)    

NOTE: Physical Science (PS)  General Education component is satisfied through pre-major coursework. 

Graduation Map

Advising Notes

Cooperative Education is SLCC’s strategy for recognizing and rewarding new learning associated with study related employment in a business, industrial or government work environment. Credit earned for MATH 2000  is applied toward graduation requirements as a mathematics elective credit.

The semesters in which courses are taught are listed in course descriptions. Students should check the semester class schedule for day/evening/weekend availability and modifications caused by varying enrollment.

MATH 0990 will no longer be offered after the academic year 2015-2016. For any student who wants to replace their grade for MATH 0990 with their MATH 0980 grade will need to fill out the Repeated Class Notification Form.

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