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If your goal is a career in a mathematics-related field, Macomb’s Mathematics Program prepares you for the necessary transfer into a bachelor’s degree program. You will learn about trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential base-e functions, the fundamental theorem of calculus, L’Hopital’s Rule, indeterminate forms and improper integrals, the algebra of matrices, Euclidean determinants, vector algebra and calculus, and numerical methods for solving differential equations.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Mathematics

  1. Save $20,000 by starting here - over 80% of our students leave debt free
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  3. What you need to succeed, including free math tutoring

Mathematics Courses at Macomb

  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Beginning Algebra
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Everyday Math
  • Mathematics for Education 1 & 2
  • Statistics
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
  • Precalculus 1: College Algebra
  • Precalculus 2: Trigonometry
  • Accelerated Precalculus
  • Analytic Geometry & Calculus 1-3
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Differential Equations

To better ensure student success, students are required to meet certain minimum requirements to register for mathematics courses at Macomb.

Students can meet those minimum requirements for most classes in a variety of ways:

  1. Take the Macomb mathematics placement test. Test results will indicate which classes a student should consider for their first mathematics course at Macomb.
  2. Provide the results of an ACCUPLACER or COMPASS mathematics placement test taken at another institution.
  3. Successfully complete (usually with a grade of C or better) or currently be enrolled in the Macomb prerequisite course.
  4. Provide proof of successfully completing (grade of C or better) or currently be enrolled in a college mathematics course that is equivalent to a prerequisite course.
  5. Complete an AP (Advanced Placement) mathematics class in high school and receive a score of 3 or better on the AP test.
  6. Score 24 or better in mathematics on the ACT.
  7. Score 610 or better in mathematics on the SAT.
  8. Test and reach an acceptable score on the CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) mathematics test.  

Any further questions or need for clarification should be directed to the Mathematics Department at Macomb.

Career Opportunities in Mathematics

With an associate degree in mathematics, you will be qualified for positions that include account manager, bank teller, accounting clerk and auditing clerk.

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics is required for entry into most other mathematics-related fields, including statistics, actuarial science, education and engineering.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Mathematics program will transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the Associate of Science Degree Program in Mathematics?

For more information on Macomb’s Associate of Science Degree in Mathematics program, call the Associate Dean of Mathematics at 586.286.2282 or 586.445.7354 or email or

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