AS Degree in Mathematics | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Associate of Science Degree in Mathematics

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The Mathematics AS is designed to prepare students for a rigorous four-year Mathematics Bachelor program. This program focuses on the study of the mathematics, physics and computer science principles necessary for a firm foundation that will allow students who complete the program to transfer to a four-year institution.

What Will I Learn?

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational and communication skills in various mathematical disciplines
  • Show competence in the skills and problem solving involved in the discipline of calculus
  • Apply concepts of mathematics in physics and computer programming.
  • Utilize logical reasoning and foundational properties of mathematics to read proofs of mathematical theorems and create proofs of mathematical theorems
  • Apply standards of ethics concerning intellectual property in mathematical papers and proofs

View Mathematics in the College Catalog

Transfer Opportunities

The AS in Mathematics is aligned with the recommendations of the Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee (TAOC). Students who successfully complete this degree may enroll in parallel Bachelor degree programs at TAOC colleges and universities as juniors (third-year students).

Four-year institutions have specific transfer requirements. Transfer requirements will vary from institution to institution (TAOC and non-TAOC). Please, verify transferability with your transfer institution, and consult with the Westmoreland transfer counselor and your faculty advisor for more information.

TAOC Four-Year Colleges and Universities

PA State System of Higher Education

  • Bloomsburg University of PA
  • California University of PA
  • Cheyney University of PA
  • Clarion University of PA
  • East Stroudsburg University of PA
  • Edinboro University of PA
  • Indiana University of PA
  • Kutztown University of PA
  • Lock Haven University of PA
  • Mansfield University of PA
  • Millersville University of PA
  • Shippensburg University of PA
  • Slippery Rock University of PA
  • West Chester University of PA

Other Pa. Colleges & Universities

  • Cabrini University
  • Carlow University
  • Geneva College
  • Lackawanna College
  • Lincoln University