Porterville College


Associate in Science for Transfer AS-T

The Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer is designed to prepare students to continue studies toward a B.A. or B.S. degree in Mathematics or for entry-level into a variety of career options. Students who pursue a Mathematics degree enjoy a wealth of career options ranging from Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Education, the Sciences and the many others. AA-T/AS-T Degrees

Program Learning Outcomes: Use mathematics to investigate, model, and solve a variety of real-world problems; use a variety of problem-solving methods to solve equations and related applications; use technology as a tool for exploring mathematical concepts; demonstrate an understanding of concepts and skills needed for future mathematics courses or courses in related disciplines; demonstrate a solid understanding of functions from multiple perspectives; use numerical, graphical, and symbolic representations to solve problems and communicate with others; demonstrate an ability to work with mathematical abstractions; analyze mathematical relationships, and make plausible conjectures.

Students must satisfy both of the following requirements in order to earn the Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree:

  1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.
    2. A minimum of 21 semester units in the major as determined by the required courses described below.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in the major.

Required Courses  
MATH P103 - Calculus 1 with Analytical Geometry 4 units
MATH P104 - Calculus 2 with Analytical Geometry 4 units
MATH P205 - Calculus 3 with Analytical Geometry 4 units
MATH P206 - Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 5 units
PHYS P104A - Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4 units
Major 21 units
Total Overall Units 60 Units

Students are not required to complete additional campus course graduation requirements.

Effective Summer 2014

JSC Job Skills Certificate
CA Certificate of Achievement
AA Associate in Arts Degree
AS Associate in Science Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
February 3 ,2016
Kern Community College District