Transfer Preparation

Many colleges and universities offer baccalaureate degrees in this field. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university need to know which courses completed at Santa Monica College will be accepted at the specific college/university. Please consult a Counselor. SMC has transfer articulation agreements with the many UC and CSU campuses, as well as many private and out-of-state institutions.

Degrees and Certificates

Associate in Science for Transfer - Mathematics

18 units

This AS-T degree is geared toward students who want to transfer into an upper-division baccalaureate program at a California State University (CSU). Upon successful completion of the Santa Monica College’s AS-T in Mathematics, the student will have a strong academic foundation in the field and be prepared for upper-division baccalaureate study. This coursework will satisfy most of the lower-division Mathematics requirements at many institutions at both the University of California and the California State University systems. This degree is intended for students who are interested in the theory of Mathematics and are planning to transfer to a four-year university and majoring in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or Computer Science.

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Potential Career Options

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Job Title Typical Education Median Wage
Natural Sciences Managers Bachelor Degree $90,251
Mathematicians Master's Degree $65,518
Statisticians Master's Degree $79,062
Mathematical Technicians Bachelor Degree $38,898
Budget Analysts   $90,293
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary Doctoral Degree $82,451
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Bachelor Degree $72,175
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Bachelor Degree $80,056
Statistical Assistants Bachelor Degree $49,067