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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Mathematics Transfer


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Mathematics


The mathematics transfer program is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution where they can generally choose among several options. The pure mathematics option emphasizes mathematical analysis and is designed to prepare students for graduate study. A student who completes graduate study finds employment in research areas in government, education, and industry. The applied math option emphasizes applied mathematics and numerical techniques, statistics, and computer programming. Graduates find employment in business, industry, and government. The statistics option trains students to design and analyze studies, surveys, and experiments. They often find employment as statisticians with insurance companies, research and development departments, and government. The math education option prepares teachers at the secondary level. The suggested course of study will prepare students for transfer to Montana State University - Bozeman, Montana Tech of The University of Montana, and The University of Montana - Missoula.

Associate of Science Degree


Suggested course of study for a transfer to Montana State University - Bozeman, Montana Tech of The University of Montana, The University of Montana - Missoula


First Year

First Semester Total: 15

Spring Semester

Second Semester Total: 16-17

Second Year

Fall Semester

First Semester Total: 16-17

Spring Semester

Second Semester Total: 17

Total Credits: 64-66


1 Selection of computer class depends on what option you are seeking or to which school you are transferring. The University of Montana requires two computer programming classes. Check with your advisor and catalog of your transfer institution, if you intend to transfer elsewhere.
2 Selection of science courses depends on what option you are seeking. PHSX 220  and PHSX 222  is commonly recommended and is required at Montana State University. Check with your advisor and catalog of your transfer institution.
3 Mathematics Education majors transferring to The University of Montana should take and EDU 270 .
4 Recommended: PHL 101 .

*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

Advising Information:


For more information about this program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or the Faculty Advisor. 

Student Support Center Advisor Faculty Advisor
Russ Lamson Don Hickethier, Ph.D.
LRC 129 RH 172
(406) 756-3885 (406) 756-3361
rlamson@fvcc.edu dhickethier@fvcc.edu

The Associate of Science (AS) degree requires 60 credits at FVCC, and the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree at Montana University System (MUS) colleges and universities requires 120 credits. FVCC students can usually earn as many as 75-85 credits in preparation for many transfer majors, thus reducing the number of credits required for the BS degree at MUS schools. Also, by earning the AS degree from FVCC, students will have satisfied the lower division General Education Core (see General Education Requirements ) for all MUS institutions and will not be required to meet additional lower division general education core requirements upon transfer. The suggested course load in AS programs is rigorous and is recommended for only the most prepared students. A more moderate semester credit load can be achieved by taking general education core courses during summer terms or completing one or two additional semesters at FVCC before transfer.

The information on all transfer programs is subject to change. Students should see their advisor to explore other possibilities not specifically listed in the program.

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