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Mathematics

(Science/Mathematics Division)

Total Credit Hours:
64-69
Program Type:
Associate of Science (Transfer)
Major Code:
0010
Courses Required:
   
Additional Information:
http://www.darton.edu/programs/scimath/programs/p-math.php    

Who is this program for?

The person who is interested in working in the field of mathematics would be interested in this program. Careers in Mathematics and/or Statistics could include becoming an actuary, which is someone who assists businesses in assessing the risk of certain events; an educator, who teaches in a school or might tutor privately; a mathematician who might be employed by a business or the government to solve practical problems or do research; or a statistician who might design surveys, interpret information, and process data. 

What is this program about?

Students will take many math and science courses. The coursework will take the student through the Calculus sequence, a Physics sequence and at least one course in Computer Science. The student should be equipped to move on into more advanced math courses after completing the Associates Degree.

Where are the classes held?

Location Offered?
Albany Yes
Cordele Yes
Thomasville No
Colquitt No
Swainsboro No
Americus No
Channel 19 Yes
Online Yes

How are the classes offered?

Program Type Offered?
On Campus Only No
Hybrid Program Yes
Online Program No

A Hybrid Program is defined as a program containing a mixture of both online and on campus courses.
An Online Program is defined as a program that can be completed without having to set foot on campus.

When would I have the program completed by?

2 years plus the summer in between for the full time enrolled student.

Why would or should I be interested in this program?

A degree in Mathematics opens many doors for students. Mathematics is a broad field of study, so students find many choices available and have the option of tailoring their personal interests to a specific area of specialization. Job opportunities for math teachers are generally good or excellent depending on geographical location. Students who earn advanced degrees in math often enter the growing job fields of engineering and computer science.

Employment Opportunities?

Average Starting Salary?

Responsible Department: Science/Mathematics
Last Modified: July 23, 2007
Program Contact: Barbara J. McLendon
Contact: (see web representatives list)