Emphasis Area – Mathematics
Mathematics is a field of study which is known for its role in developing critical thinking. Students with strong mathematical backgrounds and understanding enjoy a wide range of career choices as well as exceptional employability.
If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, consider taking your calculus course(s) at Hawkeye as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.
Planning Your Class Schedule
Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.
Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.
Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.
The lowest-level math course which is counted towards a mathematics major or minor at a transfer institution is Calculus I. Hawkeye offers Calculus I, II, and III as well as a thorough list of prerequisite courses.
An undergraduate degree in mathematics can lead to careers in:
- secondary teaching
- life science
- physical science
- actuarial science
- public relations
- police science
Graduate study is advisable for some business and governmental positions and for college teaching or research.
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