## Math

For students interested in studying math, Centralia College offers two degree tracks - an Associate in Arts and an Associate in Math Education.

## Track 1 - Associate in Arts Degree

**Emphasis: MathematicsDegree: Associate in Arts**

The Associate in Arts degree with an emphasis in Mathematics is for students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.

### Track 1 Education PLan

- If you are not well prepared in high school math, you should plan, with your advisor, a three-year program to prepare for transfer to a four-year college or university.
- The emphasis in the first year should be on strengthening your math, basic science, communication, and reading skills.
- Math classes listed below or dependent on placement.
- Recommended courses - BIOL& 221-223, 241-242 and PHYS& 221-223

**Fall Quarter**

- MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I OR MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II - 5 credits
- Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit
- Humanities Distribution - 5 credits
- Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

**Winter Quarter**

- ENGL& 101 English Composition - 5 credits
- MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II OR MATH& 151 Calculus I - 5 credits
- MATH& 151 Calculus I - 5 credits
- MATH 156 Calculus I Lab - 1 credit
- Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

**Spring Quarter**

- ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
- MATH& 151 Calculus I OR MATH& 152 Calculus II - 5 credits
- Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit
- Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

**Fall Quarter**

- MATH 118 Linear Algebra - 5 credits
- MATH& 152 Calculus II OR MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics- 5 credits
- Humanities Distribution - 5 credits
- Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits

**Winter Quarter**

- MATH& 163 Calculus III - 5 credits
- Humanities Distribution - 5 credits
- Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits

**Spring Quarter**

- MATH 212 Differential Equations OR MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics - 5 credits
- MATH 264 Calculus IV - 5 credits
- Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit
- Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits

## Track 2 - Associate in Math Education

**Degree: Associate in Math Education – DTA/MRPEmphasis: Mathematics Education**

The Associate in Math Education is intended to prepare students who want to be secondary math teachers. Students who complete this degree will have completed lower division general education requirements and the prerequisites for a major in math.

### Track 2 Education Plan

**Fall Quarter**

- ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
- MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I OR MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II* - 5 credits
- Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

**Winter Quarter**

- ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
- MATH& 142 OR MATH& 151 Calculus II - 5 credits
- CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits

**Spring Quarter**

- PSYC& 100 General Psychology - 5 credits
- MATH& 151 Calculus I OR MATH& 152 Calculus II - 5 credits
- Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

** Math classes are dependent on placement.*

**Fall Quarter**

- MATH 118 Linear Algebra - 5 credits
- MATH& 152 Calculus II OR MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics - 5 credits
- Natural Science Distribution* - 5 credits
- Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

**Winter Quarter**

- EDUC& 201 Introduction to Education - 3 credits
- MATH& 163 Calculus III - 5 credits
- Health and Fitness Distribution - 3 credits
- Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

**Spring Quarter**

- EDUC 202 Classroom Observation - 2 credits
- MATH 264 Calculus IV - 3 credits
- MATH 212 Elementary Differential Equations OR MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics - 5 credits
- Natural Science Distribution* - 5 credits

** Physics, chemistry, geology or biology - at least one lab science is required.*

## Math Classes

### CONTACT

Christian Bruhn *(he/him/his)*

Dean of Instruction – Arts & Sciences

Office: WSC 118-A

360-623-8364

Email Christian Bruhn