Mathematics Program


No matter your future plans, you will likely need to understand core math concepts to get there. At NMSU Grants we provide an encouraging, supportive environment to help you be successful. Our dedicated instructors make it their goal to make math less scary, by placing you in the right math class and by providing support services like free tutoring.
Program Manager: David Bishop
Phone: (505) 287-6649 
Email: dabishop@nmsu.edu


Certificates & Degrees

The Associate of Science is designed as a transfer degree that can be carefully planned to articulate to Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Engineering, and Nursing. Students who earn this degree will have completed the first two years of most four-year degrees.


About the Program

NMSU Grants offers three math pathways, or sequence of courses that match your career goals.


  • Career Technical Path: Ideal for students in the skilled trades like welding, automotive or electrical who need technical math skills.

  • STEM or Traditional Path: Ideal for students planning to transfer to a four-year university and pursue a degree in Business, Science, Chemistry, Engineering, etc.

  • Social Science &Humanities: Ideal for students pursuing a Social Science or Liberal Arts degree in the career clusters of Social Work, Education, Criminal Justice,
    and Psychology.

Recommended Electives for the Math Concentration for Elementary Education


Course Title Credits
MATH 1214 Intermediate Algebra 3
MATH 1220G College Algebra 3
MATH 1134 Math for Elementary Teachers I 3
MATH 1250G Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 4
MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics 3
MATH 1430G Application of Calculus I 3
MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytical Geometry 4
MATH 2134 Math for Elementary Teachers II 3