Math

Associate of Science - Transfer (LASDTAS)

This pathway meets requirements for the Associate of Science - Transfer with a concentration in Math. Completion of this degree opens doors to a variety of careers in fields such as mathematical instruction and research, technology, engineering, finance, and quantitative sciences. It ...

This pathway meets requirements for the Associate of Science - Transfer with a concentration in Math. Completion of this degree opens doors to a variety of careers in fields such as mathematical instruction and research, technology, engineering, finance, and quantitative sciences. It also allows you to transfer into a math or related major at a four-year college or university. Students in this pathway develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving, quantitative analysis, abstract and symbolic reasoning, logic, oral and written communication.

Estimated Length of Completion

Degree Quarters Units
Associate of Science - Transfer (LASDTAS) Full time : 6 90

You may need more or fewer units depending on your transferred credits, individual situation, and goals.

Before Quarter One

Step 1: Apply and register at North Seattle College anytime (the application is always free). Once you become a student, register for classes using the online class schedule and go to the academic calendar for registration dates and tuition deadlines.

Step 2: See an advisor to create a personalized educational plan by the end of your second quarter. Your plan will include prerequisites, graduation requirements, and transfer preparation if you plan to transfer to another college or university to earn a bachelor's degree.

A sample schedule and quarterly to-do list are below. The schedule and to-do list will help you explore courses and complete tasks on time. The guide assumes a fall quarter start, but you can begin in any quarter.

Note about the sample schedule: Courses are offered in various formats and may not be offered each quarter. Click the button with arrows throughout the map to expand the section and view detailed information.

Sample Schedule and Quarterly To-Do List

90 Units

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Quarter 1
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List
MATH&141
Precalculus I
5 units
ENGL&101
English Composition I
5 units
ANTH&206 or ENVS&100 or Individuals/Cultures/Societies
Choose a course
5 units
Quarter 2
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List
MATH&142
Precalculus II
5 units
ENGL&102
Composition II
5 units
ECON&202 or Individuals/Cultures/Societies and Global Studies
Choose a course
5 units
Quarter 3
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List
MATH&151
Calculus I
5 units
CSC110
Intro to Cmptr Progming
5 units
Visual, Literary and Perf Arts
5 units
Quarter 4
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List
  • Update your educational plan with your assigned advisor.
  • Contact Math departments at potential universities.
  • Write your personal statement for university applications.
  • Attend transfer fair and workshops.
  • Plan which 200 level math classes to take with your transfer advisor.
  • Join the American Math Association of Two Year Colleges math student competition.
MATH&152
Calculus II
5 units
CHEM&110 or BIOL&100 or Natural World Lab Science
Choose a course
5 units
World Language I or another Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts class
5 units
Quarter 5
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List
MATH&163
Calculus 3
5 units
Visual, Literary and Perf Arts
5 units
PHYS&114 or Natural World Lab Science
Choose a course
5 units
Quarter 6
To-Do List
10 UNITS
To-Do List
  • Check in with university for transfer plan.
  • Order cap and gown for commencement and join alumni association.
  • Attend on-campus graduation fair and commencement ceremony.
MATH220 or MATH224 or MATH238
Choose a course
5 units
Individuals/Cultures/Societies
5 units

More Information

A math pathway can lead to various career opportunities. Examples include: 

  • Mathematician 
  • Financial analyst 
  • Data analyst 
  • Actuary 
  • Statistician 
  • Data scientist 
  • Math teacher 
  • Logistician 
  • Operations analyst 
  • Computer or electrical engineer 
  • Computational scientist 

A Bachelor's degree or higher may be required for some careers listed above. For current employment and wage estimates, please visit www.bls.gov/oes.

Once you complete the AS degree, additional education opportunities include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, data science, engineering, physics, economics, finance or related field.
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree at one of the Seattle Colleges.

North Seattle College has direct transfer agreements with four-year institutions throughout Washington state, including the University of Washington, Washington State University, and Seattle University. Math graduates from North have also transferred to out-of-state institutions. Program and admissions requirements vary from college-to-college. For example, the University of Washington requires two quarters of world language for admission, three quarters to graduate. Contact an advisor to create an educational plan tailored to transfer to the institution of your choice. You can use the College Navigator search engine found at http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to find Math programs in Washington state or around the country. 

Learn more about the Transfer process, Transfer agreements, and Bachelor’s degrees including transferring to top universities around the state and nation, such as Historically Black Universities and Colleges.

Financial Aid and Funding Resources

It's time to apply for Financial Aid for next year by completing
either the FAFSA or the WASFA 2022-23.

Need help paying for college?

To apply for financial aid, including grants and scholarships you don’t have to pay back, visit North's Financial Aid Department for details. Part-time and full-time students can qualify for financial aid funds.

Area of Study

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Program Contact

Department Coordinator
Sam Wilson
email
(206) 934-7023

Math & Science Division

Location
IB 2429 

Division Contacts
(206) 934-3746
(206) 934-3748 (fax)

Mailing Address
NSC Math & Science Division
9600 College Way N
3N2429
Seattle, WA 98103

Dean
Vashti Bryant

Advising Contact

Contact the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Area of Study advisor.

Phone: (206) 934-3658