Mathematics Liberal Arts Emphasis
Mathematics is a field of study which is known for its role in developing critical thinking. Students with strong mathematical backgrounds and understanding enjoy a wide range of career choices as well as exceptional employability.
If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, consider taking your calculus course(s) at Hawkeye as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.
An undergraduate degree in mathematics can lead to careers in:
- Actuarial science
- Computer science
Graduate study is advisable for some business and governmental positions and for college teaching or research.
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Planning Your Class Schedule
Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.
Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.
Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.
Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
The lowest-level math course which is counted towards a mathematics major or minor at a transfer institution is Calculus I. Hawkeye offers Calculus I, II, and III as well as a thorough list of prerequisite courses.
Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.
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If you do not meet the minimum ACT or COMPASS scores for Calculus I, you can take the following prerequisite courses to meet the minimum requirements. We strongly recommend you work with an advisor or program faculty to determine your appropriate placement.
Placement is based upon your ACT or COMPASS test scores; or the completion of prerequisite courses at other institutions.
Calculus preparation courses will not count as part of your mathematics major or minor at a transfer institution.
Calculus Preparation – Path 2
(Math ACT 25; COMPASS Trigonometry 31-50)
Course Cost Calculation
Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.
The course cost calculation does not include: