Math & Sciences Division

Math & Sciences Division

Math & Sciences Overview

The Math & Sciences Division at National Park College offers transfer-level coursework in mathematics and the natural and physical sciences which can help you complete an Associates degree and/or transfer to a four-year university.

Associates Degree Requirements

Division coursework fulfills specific general education requirements for the Associate of Arts degree, adds important components to some programs within the Associate of Applied Science degree, and forms the core of the Associate of Science degree.

Information on the Associate of Science Engineering Degree can be found on the Associate of Science Engineering Degree page.

Transferring to a Four-Year University

Those planning to transfer to a four-year university should consult with advisers from that institution to identify specific mathematics and science requirements for the degrees they plan to pursue.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Math and Sciences Division is to provide its students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in today’s society. Through exploration and application of mathematical and scientific methods, both with and without technology, students will learn to understand processes, think critically, and make educated judgments, for the betterment of their lives and experiences.


Course Content Offered

Mathematics Courses

  • Business Calculus
  • Calculus I, II, III
  • College Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Discrete Math
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Math For Teachers I and II
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Trigonometry

Life Science Courses

  • Anatomy and Physiology I, II (designed primarily for students enrolled in health-related or nursing programs)
  • Botany
  • Environmental Science
  • General Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology

Physical Science Courses

  • Astronomy
  • Earth Science
  • General Chemistry I, II
  • General Physics I, II
  • Non-Majors Chemistry I
  • Physical Geology
  • Physical Science
  • University Physics I, II

Engineering Courses

  • Dynamics
  • Electrical Circuits I
  • Engineering Materials
  • Intro to Engineering
  • Statics