The Mathematics ASC is designed for students interested in studying additional math, beyond what is required for their current degree program. Students in this program may opt for a broad study of math, taking a variety of 100-level courses such as Survey of Mathematics, Math for Elementary Teachers, or Statistics and College Algebra. This pathway offers students an opportunity to explore multiple areas of mathematics that will help them develop critical reasoning and quantitative skills to better understand the world around them.

Other students in this program may wish to pursue a path that will prepare them for further study in STEM fields, such as, but not limited to, Engineering, Computer Science, or Biology. These students may choose to take courses including College Algebra, Precalculus, as well as Calculus I, II, III, and IV. Taking these courses prior to transfer will allow students to fulfill STEM program prerequisite requirements as well as provide students an opportunity to learn higher level math in an environment with low class size and the support of dedicated teaching faculty.

Program Admission Requirements

Admitted to Kaua'i Community College.

Graduation Requirements

To meet graduation requirements, all programs require a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses applicable toward the degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply abstract and quantitative reasoning skills to solve mathematical problems.
  2. Communicate mathematical concepts coherently, clearly, and precisely in various ways such as symbolically, graphically, numerically or verbally.


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Mathematics Academic Subject Certificate (ASC), 12-15 credits


Pathway Option 1 (STEM College-Ready Sequence)

  • MATH 103 - College Algebra (3 credits)
  • MATH 140X - PreCalculus (4 credits)
  • MATH 241 - Calculus I (4 credits)
  • MATH 242 - Calculus II (4 credits)

Pathway Option 2 (Calculus-Ready Sequence)

  • MATH 241 - Calculus I (4 credits)
  • MATH 242 - Calculus II (4 credits)
  • MATH 243 - Calculus III (3 credits)
  • MATH 244 - Calculus IV (3 credits)

Pathway Option 3 (Non-STEM Exploration Sequence)

  • MATH 100 - Survey of Mathematics (3 credits)
  • MATH 103 - College Algebra (3 credits)
  • MATH 115 - Introduction to Statistics and Probability (3 credits)
  • MATH 140X - PreCalculus (4 credits)

Pathway Option 4 (Elementary Educator Specialization)

  • MATH 103 - College Algebra (3 credits)
  • MATH 111 - Math for Elementary Teachers I (3 credits)
  • MATH 112 - Math for Elementary Teachers II (3 credits)
  • MATH 100 or MATH 115 (3 credits) 

Total credits 12-15

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Math Pathways at Kaua'i Community College