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Are you a fan of the television comedy "The Big Bang Theory" or the movie "A Beautiful Mind"? Are you interested in creating new methods of analyzing or solving problems? If so, you may be drawn to the beauty of number patterns and the study of mathematics.

Although it may be one of the oldest areas of study, Mathematics is regularly used to solve a variety of problems in business, economics, engineering, and science. With an Associate's Degree in Mathematics from Allegany College of Maryland, you'll set your groundwork for a career as a mathematician, actuary, analyst, computer programmer, educator, engineer, physicist, or statistician.

Overview

Pencil Sitting on Written Algebraic EquationsMathematics impacts all aspects of our lives, from the price we pay for groceries to the technology used to monitor threats to our homeland security. As a result of the critical role that mathematics plays in our everyday lives, there is a well-documented need for professionals with bachelor and advanced degrees in mathematics and engineering.

With small class sizes and online options, our Mathematics program offers you a variety of transfer course options. You'll begin your program of study with Calculus I. (But if you need a refresher course, classroom and/or online courses in Pre-Calculus I & II are available.) Our Calculus I and II courses are offered both in the classroom and online, while our Calculus III and Differential Equations are only offered online.

Check out the Practice Placement Tests & Videos.      

Course Info

As a Mathematics program student, you'll expand your knowledge and gain career training through a variety of challenging courses, including:

  • Pre-Calculus I
  • Pre-Calculus II
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Calculus III
  • Differential Equations

A full listing of program courses and their descriptions can be found in the credit catalog. Updated information can be obtained in the catalog addendum.

Career Info

Mathematics graduates enjoy enriching and rewarding careers as:

  • Actuaries
  • Analysts
  • Computer Programmers
  • Engineers (Chemical, Construction, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical)
  • Meteorologists
  • Research Specialists
  • Statisticians
  • Teachers

*Some of the above careers may require additional training and/or a bachelor's degree.

View Salary Information from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.

Faculty/Staff Info
Stacey Boggs, Associate Professor

301-784-5391
sboggs@allegany.edu
Humanities 14B

B.A., M.Ed., Frostburg State University


Steve Fairgrieve, Assistant Professor

301-784-5304
sfairgrieve@allegany.edu
Humanities 20

B.S., Frostburg State University

M.S., West Virginia University


Don Robinson, Professor

301-784-5237
drobinson@allegany.edu
Humanities 23

B.S., Frostburg State University

M.S., West Virginia University


Mark Shore, Professor and Department Chair

301-784-5371
mshore@allegany.edu
Humanities 30

B.S., Frostburg State College

M.S., Frostburg State University

Ed.D., West Virginia University


Brent Smith, Assistant Professor

301-784-5363
bsmith@allegany.edu
Humanities 29

B.S., M.B.A., Mankato State University


Cody Thompson, Assistant Professor

301-784-6227
cthompson@allegany.edu
Bedford (FO 2)

B.S., Frostburg State University

M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania