Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics Track

The Degree

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Outlook

Pursue your math talents and begin creating your path to a career that applies mathematics to your everyday occupation. Exploring FLCC's Mathematics track prepares you for a variety of avenues you can take with your Liberal Arts degree. With your degree, you'll acquire the education necessary for seeking transfer opportunities into a mathematics or related four-year degree program.

The Program

A Liberal Arts degree provides you with the skills that are in demand in the workforce. The flexibility of the degree allows you to take your career path in directions that are diverse and exciting. The skills employers say they are seeking the most when hiring are written communication and critical thinking, both of which you will develop in your studies in FLCC's A.A. or A.S. Liberal Arts programs.

At FLCC, earning your Liberal Arts degree with a track in Mathematics expands your mathematics knowledge and provides you the educational background you'll need to prepare yourself for furthering your education. The degree is recognized in transfer (articulation) agreements with a large number of public and private four-year institutions in New York State and across the nation.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree program, students will have the ability to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in writing at the college level.
  • Develop proficiency in oral discourse.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking.
  • Develop the ability to use computer technology for research and production.
  • Recognize the knowledge, skills, and values that will contribute to involvement in one's community.
  • Identify the knowledge and skills necessary to live interdependently in a diverse, sustainable global community.
  • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate college-level materials.

Honors Studies

If you are a curious and motivated student, exploring Honors Studies courses at FLCC will provide you alternative educational experiences. Honors classes center on reflection and community building. They are available to full-time and part-time students in all degree programs. Successful completion of these courses, or earning your Honors Studies certificate or diploma, can increase your transfer options and make you eligible for specific scholarships.

Honors Studies

The Experience

As you pursue your Liberal Arts degree at FLCC, you'll have the opportunity to connect with your teachers and classmates on a one-to-one basis. Small class sizes and personal attention make you more than just a number.

In your program experience, you'll bring theory to application, while working independently and in teams. Our program offers a dedicated classroom equipped with the resources that will help you increase your understanding of mathematics.

The Graduates

Graduates of this program transfer to four-year colleges and universities, some of which include:

  • SUNY College at Geneseo
  • St. John Fisher College
  • The University of Rochester
  • Rochester Institute of Technology

The Scholarships

While pursuing a Liberal Arts degree with a track in Mathematics, if you meet specific award criteria, you'll have the opportunity to apply to the following scholarships:

  • Brenda S. (Brockman) Beck Memorial
  • FLCC Mathematics Department Award in Memory of Sherman Hunt

For information on these scholarships, contact a member of the FLCC Foundation.

The Faculty

At FLCC, our faculty members and instructors are dedicated to leading you to understand complex mathematical ideas through detailed instruction. Our Mathematics department is made up of educators who hold a variety of advanced degrees in mathematics, mathematics education and statistics.

As a student, you'll have access to FLCC's Math Center—a learning environment committed to helping you become a confident and independent learner of mathematics.

Joshua Thorp

"My goal is to get a career in math education. The math classes I took at FLCC prepared me for the classes I will be taking at my next school. Also, I was given the opportunity to tutor at FLCC, which gave me priceless experience in education, which will give me a firm foundation when I start my education major in the future."