Math

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

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.

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.

Associate in Arts Degree

Emphasis: Mathematics
Degree:
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
First Year  
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
Second Year  
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

Associate in Math Education

Degree: Associate in Math Education – DTA/MRP
Emphasis:
Mathematics Education

First Year  
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.

Second Year  
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.

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CONTACT

Christian Bruhn (he/him/his)
Dean of Instruction – Arts & Sciences
Office: WSC 118-A
360-623-8364
Email Christian Bruhn