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2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics - A.S. (TTP)


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The Associate of Science (Mathematics) is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in mathematics or closely related field such as Actuarial Science or Statistical Analysis. Mathematics majors take a core collection of classes in calculus, mathematical reasoning, linear algebra, computer programming, probability, statistics, and mathematical modeling. These courses introduce students to a solid foundation of mathematics and provide content knowledge, problem solving skills, and logical reasoning skills.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

General Education Requirements - Credits (42)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (6) ¹
  • History  Credits: (6)
  • Natural Sciences  Credits: (8)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (18)


  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (1)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for computer literacy requirements

Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Actuarial Science $48,500 $70,400
Mathematician $55,200 $102,400
Statistician $36,800 $61,500
Mathematical Science Teachers, Post-secondary $23,700 $50,700
Mathematical Technician $35,900 $61,100

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3) ¹

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3) ¹

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