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Mathematics

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 $18,000+ by starting here - 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

  • Beginning Algebra
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Mathematics for Education
  • Statistics
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Precalculus1: College Algebra
  • Precalculus2: 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 exam.
  7. 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

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics is required for entry into most 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, contact the Associate Dean, Mathematics, at Center Campus: 586.286.2282, AandS.center@macomb.edu or at South Campus: 586.445.7354, AandS.south@macomb.edu.

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