Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Science - Adolescence Education Mathematics

Program Information

Degree Type: AS
Program Code: LAMS - AEMA
Hegis Code: 5649
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SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate in Science (AS) degree in Mathematics and Science with an Adolescence Education Mathematics Concentration. This concentration provides a foundational education in mathematics and sets a solid base for students to transfer into a bachelor's degree program for certification in Adolescent Education Mathematics 7-12 and a career teaching mathematics at the secondary level.  Recommended high school preparation: Four years of high school math.


Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Introduction to College Writing ENG101
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication  ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110
4 Calculus I MAT131 (Prereq Required)
3-4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science  
4 Calculus II MAT132 (Prereq Required)
2 Health and Wellness

Any PED activity courses:  AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, or PED211

(Note PED 210 and PED 212 do not fulfill this requirement)

3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization  
3 SUNY GEN ED American History  
3 General Psychology PSY101
6 SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language - in same language  
3 Adolescent Psychology PSY206
3 Educational Foundations EDU101
3 Linear Algebra MAT220 (Prereq Required)
4 Calculus III

MAT231 (Prereq Required - Spring only)


Mathematics/Science Core (MSC) - Choose 13 credits from:

Biology: BIO107, BIO108, BIO111, BIO112,   BIO205, BIO212,BIO223 (Recommended)

Chemistry: CHM104A,CHM104B, CHM111, CHM112, CHM202, CHM203, (Fall only) CHM204 (Spring only)

Computer Science: CIS143, CIS144CIS211
Earth Science: AST113, GEO101, GEO102 GEO114, GEO201 GEO202
Engineering: EGR105, EGR106, EGR204, EGR207, EGR208, EGR209, EGR210, EGR211
Mathematics: MAT121, MAT124, MAT125, MAT127, MAT129, MAT223, MAT227, MAT232 (Spring Only)

Nutrition: NTR111
Philosophy: PHI203
Physics: PHY111, PHY112

Mathematics/Science Core (MSC)




3 Computers and Applications, Office Productivity Software, or Introduction to Programming CIS111, CIS125 or CIS143
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  


Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
4 MAT131
4 MSC elective - See Notes 1 and 2
3 SUNY GEN ED American History
1 Health and Wellness
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science
4 MAT132
3-4 MSC elective - See Notes 1 and 2
3 PSY 101
1 Health and Wellness
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization

MAT 220


MSC elective - See Notes 1 and 2

3 SUNY Gen ED Foreign Language - in same language
3 EDU 101
Fourth Semester
3 PSY 206

MAT 231


MSC elective -See Notes 1 and 2

3 SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language - in same language
3 CIS 111, CIS 125 or CIS 143


  1. Mathematics/Science core (MSC) courses shall be selected from the program layout.
  2. Students should select Mathematics/Science core (MSC) courses and electives after consultation with their advisor and the intended transfer institution.
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