Focus Area: Mathematics

This focus area is intended for students who plan to major in Mathematics at a 4 year college or university, after completion of their associate's degree at St. Louis Community College.  Your official degree that you will be pursuing at St. Louis Community College within this focus area is the Associate in Arts - General Transfer Studies.

This academic plan is a recommended sequence for this pathway. It serves asgeneral guideline to help you build a course schedule each term that supports your timely completion. The College has made every effort to ensure its accuracy. However, the map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about your degree requirements.

This academic plan is for students who intend to major in the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics.  

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)
or Small Group Communication (MOTR COMM 125)
or Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)
or Argumentation and Debate (MOTR COMM 220)
or Interpersonal Communication (MOTR COMM 120)
3Concurrent enrollment in ENG 070 or Reading Proficiency
MTH 210 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I5MTH 185 or (MTH 160 or MTH 160S and MTH 170) with grades of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency
PHL 103 World Religions (MOTR RELG 100)
or World Literature (MOTR LITR 200)
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079These meet the cultural diversity requirement.
Credit Hours14
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 102 College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)3ENG 101 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
ECO 151 Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)3Concurrent enrollment in MTH 140S, or placement into MTH 140, MTH 160 or MTH 185, and Reading ProficiencyOr other Social and Behavioral Science CORE 42 course.
MTH 220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II5MTH 210 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency
Credit Hours11
Summer Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
XXX xxxSocial and Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3  
MCE 100 Missouri Civics Examination0
Credit Hours3
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Natural Science with Lab4 Science must be from two different disciplines. One course must be a lab.
MTH 230 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III5MTH 220 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency
IS 167 C++ Programming I4Reading Proficiency
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I (MOTR LANG 103) 1
or Elementary French I (MOTR LANG 101)
or Elementary German I (MOTR LANG 105)
4Reading Proficiency
Credit Hours17
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Natural Science Elective3 Science must be from two different disciplines. One course must be a lab.
MTH 240 Differential Equations3MTH 230 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency
MTH 215 Linear Algebra3MTH 210 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective3 PSY, SOC, or other Social and Behavioral Sciences CORE 42 course.
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II (MOTR LANG 104) 1
or Elementary French II (MOTR LANG 102)
or Elementary German II (MOTR LANG 106)
4SPA 101 with a minimum grade of "C" or 2 years of high school Spanish and Reading Proficiency
Credit Hours16
Total Credit Hours61
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Foreign Language courses are not required for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree at UMSL.  If a student is interested in completing the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, they can choose other options from the approved CORE 42 humanities list to fulfill their humanities requirement.