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Santa Barbara City College Associate of Science in Mathematics
Santa Barbara City College

Associate of Science in Mathematics

Santa Barbara, USA

2 Years

English

Full time

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USD 419 / per credit

On-Campus

Introduction

The Mathematics department strives to provide our students with the educational background necessary to pursue a successful career and to successfully transition into a baccalaureate institution. Each year, the list of careers demanding familiarity with basic mathematical skills grows. Environmental sciences, architecture, business management, nursing, dentistry, computer programming, electronics, forestry management, psychology and photography represent only a small sample from this list.

Each year, the list of careers demanding familiarity with basic mathematical skills grows. Animation, urban planning, geography, environmental science, architecture, business management, nursing, dentistry, forestry management, psychology and photography represent only a small sample from this list. Many careers require more sophisticated mathematical skills, such as physics, engineering, and computer science.

The Mathematics Department at Santa Barbara City College offers a broad curriculum to meet the needs of students with a wide variety of goals. The department offers the following sequences and courses to help our students achieve their career goals:

  1. A standard college-level sequence in single and multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities in STEM fields.
  2. Transfer-level courses in statistics, mathematics for liberal arts majors, and college algebra.
  3. A two-course sequence in calculus for Business, Biological Sciences and Social Science majors.
  4. A complete precalculus program, including elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, college algebra and trigonometry to review old or gain new mathematical skills.

SBCC offers a Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG). A TAG is a contractual agreement between the student, SBCC, and specific four-year colleges or universities. This includes six University of California ( *UC) institutions, six California State Institutions (CSU), seven California private institutions, nine out-of-state institutions, as well as Honors Transfer Agreements with ten institutions and 8 CSUs without campus impaction. Students must enroll in the TAG program and work with a TAG advisor. Please click here to learn more on the TAG program website.

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