“If you want a future of any kind, Black Hawk College is the place to start. The tuition is cheaper, class numbers are smaller, and I’m not sure why you wouldn’t choose Black Hawk College.”

Joshua Worten
Associate in Science student

Mathematics

Begin your MATH Major at black hawk college

The Mathematics Department offers a variety of courses that will satisfy the first two years of study at many four-year institutions. No matter what your focus area, faculty and advisors work with you to create a transfer plan to the school of your choice.

Areas of Focus
BHC students can transfer into a math major to complete a bachelor’s degree. Here is a sample transfer plan:

Mathematics

Where do you want to transfer?
If you already have a transfer school in mind, your advisor will customize a transfer plan for that college or university. BHC also has many transfer guides and agreements already established with four-year institutions in a variety of majors.
Transfer Guides and Agreements »


Department HIGHLIGHTS

Science-Related Careers
Students taking courses in the Mathematics Department go on to careers in many fields, including data statistics and analytics, engineering, nursing, actuary sciences, or have decided to teach math at a multitude of grade levels. The department even has two faculty members who are proud BHC graduates!

Personalized learning
The Mathematics Department provides many of the courses needed for a mathematics major or minor at a four-year college in a supportive, collaborative environment. All of the classes are small with less than 30 students. This creates a more personalized learning experience and a tight-knit classroom with dedicated faculty, greatly enhancing student success rate.

Calculator rental program
Students at both BHC campuses are able to rent graphing calculators through either bookstore or the Academic Service Center at the Quad-Cities Campus. Supplies are limited, so secure yours today!

Connie McLean with students

Tutoring available
Free tutoring is available online through your Canvas account as well as face-to-face, personalized tutoring with math faculty at both campuses.

Non-majors welcome!
We offer elective courses that can fulfill degree requirements as well as host campus-wide events.

Student Clubs
Faculty serve as advisers for math-related clubs, which offer students opportunities for field trip and campus events.

  • Math Club – Quad-Cities Campus
  • Sci Pi Club – East Campus
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Pi Run (3.14 miles) – Quad-Cities Campus
  • East Campus Founders Scholars Banquet
  • Lincoln Trail Scholastic Bowl Conference Tournament Host
  • STEMFest/Science & Math Fest Host

Associate Degree Information
If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, you can earn an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree.

Program Name Code Award Credits Category Department Keywords
Program Name Code Award Credits Category Department Keywords
Associate in Science 1545 AS Degree 64 AgricultureArt, Design and Performing ArtsBusiness, Computer and Engineering TechnologyCommunication, Humanities and LanguagesEnglish and ReadingHealth and Human ServicesMathematicsNatural Science & EngineeringPsychology and SociologySocial Sciences
Associate in Arts 1045 AA Degree 64 AgricultureArt, Design and Performing ArtsBusiness, Computer and Engineering TechnologyCommunication, Humanities and LanguagesEnglish and ReadingHealth and Human ServicesMathematicsNatural Science & EngineeringPsychology and SociologySocial Sciences