This option prepares students to transfer to mathematics programs at one of Massachusetts' four-year colleges or universities.
what will you learn?
This option prepares students to transfer to mathematics programs at four-year colleges and universities within the Massachusetts State System. With a bachelor's or graduate degree in mathematics, one can qualify for a broad range of careers in industry, business, government, and teaching.
What will you do?
Mathematicians work in research, modeling and simulation, engineering, computer information systems, banking and finance, teaching, and many other fields. Explore your options at HCC's Advising, Career & Transfer Center and at What Can I Do With This Major?
60 total credits
20 credits General Education Requirements + 24 credits Program Requirements
Depending on the course selection 80% of this program can be completed online.
General Education Requirements
(Sufficient to complete 60 credit graduation requirement)
|MTH 205 | Linear Algebra [D]
Prerequisites: MTH 112 or MTH 114, previously or concurrently
|MTH 214 | Differential Equations [D]
Prerequisites: MTH 212 or MTH 213, previously or concurrently
|MTH 230 | Discrete Mathematics [D]
Prerequisites: MTH 113
|*Any course listed in the catalog is acceptable.|
Laboratory Science - PHS 111-112 recommended.This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges and universities. MassTransfer also will grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.
- The primary function of this program is to prepare the student to transfer to a four-year college and major in mathematics.
- The program can also serve as a first step towards pursuing a four year degree in a related field where a strong background in mathematics is needed, such as engineering, computer science, actuarial science, business management and finance.
- Regardless of their future plans, this program is intended to provide all students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge of mathematics and improve their skills in problem solving and critical thinking. The ability to solve problems and figure things out is of tremendous value in so many areas, and in life in general, that this program can serve as a first step towards a career in many different fields.