Mathematics Transfer Pathway


Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

Mathematics is an essential tool for understanding other disciplines and the world around us. The Mathematics Transfer Pathway program at SCTCC helps students develop logical reasoning, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills to form a basis for success in their future academic endeavors and careers.

Mathematics is a useful undergraduate major for students who are not only planning on going into the field of mathematics, but also for students planning on pursuing higher-level degrees such as law school and medical school. A mathematics degree from SCTCC can even help students in business, finance, and insurance.

At SCTCC, we know that students have various interests and academic and career goals. That’s why we have designed our program to benefit students in our mathematics program no matter what their interest is.

Starting a mathematics degree at SCTCC allows students to form a foundation for a bachelor's degree at a much lower tuition rate and learn from instructors who offer a more personalized classroom experience.

From Degree to Career

When you choose the Biology Transfer Pathway degree at SCTCC, you’ll save money on your generals before transferring to get your bachelor's degree. By getting your general math-based classes done at SCTCC, it provides a good foundation when you are ready to transfer.

At SCTCC, we equip our students with the skills required to succeed in any career or academic path they choose. To ensure success, we teach students skills in algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Mathematicians need to understand and utilize skills other than math, so in our Mathematics Transfer Pathway students will learn critical thinking, problem solving skills, and will be able to apply mathematical principles to real-world problems.

Quick Glance

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Applying Mathematical Principles to Real-World Problems

With a degree from our Mathematics Transfer Pathway program, students have a variety of career options they can choose from for their future employment. Our graduates have worked as actuaries, college mathematics professors, high school mathematics teachers, and mathematicians.

By utilizing skills taught in SCTCC classrooms, we’ve had students work as natural sciences managers and statisticians. Our graduates even have opportunities in financial, business, insurance, information technology, and operations research analysts and researchers.

A day in the life of an SCTCC graduate consists of using trigonometry and critical thinking skills in various career fields like teaching, business, or even informational technology. We equip our students with the skills necessary to succeed in any career path they pursue. 

Quick Glance

  • Actuaries
  • College Mathematics Teachers
  • High School Mathematics Teachers
  • Mathematicians
  • Natural Sciences Managers
  • Financial, Business, Insurance, Information Technology and Operations Research Analysts and Researchers
  • Statisticians

The SCTCC Mathematics Transfer Pathway associate’s degree fully transfers to a Mathematics bachelor’s degree program at any one of the seven Minnesota State universities. Our students have opportunities to further their education at Bemidji State University, Metropolitan State University, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, St. Cloud State University, Southwest Minnesota State University, and Winona State University.

Whether you are looking to continue your education to become a professor, mathematician, or an operations research analyst, you are certain to find a school that meets your academic needs. Our program is designed to transfer to a four-year institution as we equip students with skills needed for success.

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Math students in class

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Are you ready to learn more about this program and being a student at SCTCC? Contact our instructors directly or join us for an info session to meet with instructors and Admissions representatives to get started.

Connect with the SCTCC Admissions team:

  • Call us at 320-308-5089
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  • On campus Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Meet the Admissions Staff.

Paying for College

Students choose SCTCC for a lot of reasons, but saving money is one reason we hear from almost every student at SCTCC. We’ve got a breakdown of the costs for the program, along with information on financial aid and scholarships.

Current Students

Current Math students - this is your place for information.

Contact the Instructors

Simone Aeshliman

Math at SCTCC