The Mathematics Department at Irvine Valley College offers a wide range of courses to meet the varied needs of students pursuing their academic and vocational goals. The department offers a comprehensive curriculum for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In addition, the department offers developmental courses taught in a variety of formats. Students can enroll in these courses for personal enrichment and/or to get ready to take courses at the college level. The department offers support for all mathematics students in the Mathematics Center, a facility staffed by faculty and tutors.
The completion of an Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer (AS-T in Mathematics) degree demonstrates commitment to the field and provides comprehensive preparation for upper-division courses in most professional careers related to mathematics.
Pursuant to SB1440, section 66756, to earn an Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer (AS-T in Mathematics) students must:
Complete 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU transferable units.
Obtain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0.
Complete and obtain certification of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC for CSU) pattern.
Earn a grade of C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.
Complete a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter units in the major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district.