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Mathematics

Students at any college can earn an award (degree or cert) in any of these programs. However, students may need to complete certain courses at other colleges within the District.

Program Overview

Math plays an essential role in our world. Some sectors and industries could not function without employees who have advanced mathematical training.

If you have a head for numbers and an interest in how math concepts and formulas describe real-world phenomena and make important forecasts, enroll in our Mathematics program. It can prepare you to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree in math, actuarial science, statistics, computational mathematical science, or related fields.

After completing your bachelor’s degree, you can work as an actuary, statistical assistant, K-12 educator, or business intelligence analyst. Completing a graduate degree will open up additional employment options, such as a mathematician, statistician, math instructor, or as an analyst in various fields, including finance, data science, cryptography, and scientific computing.

Discover how to make an impact through mathematics and enroll today!

Why Scottsdale Community College?

Students planning to major in mathematics are interested in logic, critical thinking, and problem-solving. They have a love for numbers, data, and algorithms. They are trained to think deeply about real-world problems and to solve them using numerical, graphical, symbolic and/or analytical approaches. 

Students in the mathematics program earn the Associate in Science degree, which prepares them for transfer to a four-year program. If students follow the correct transfer path, they enter transfer partner universities as a junior. Mathematics courses are available in-person (day and evening) and online. Most students take a combination of in-person and online or hybrid courses to complete their mathematics studies. 

Course Format

Classes are offered in a variety of formats: in-person, online, hybrid, day, evening, full-time and part-time.

Textbooks

Most of our courses use low-cost textbooks or no cost material provided by your instructors. General education courses may have textbooks that cost more.