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FSCC Mathematics

Are you interested in pursuing a degree in math? Then Fort Scott Community College is the place to start! Our 23-to-1 student-to-instructor ratio provides a quality learning atmosphere for our students.

Please view our Recommendations for Students interested or majoring in Math.

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Algebra Highlights

  • Lecture-based, question/answer format with paper/pencil tests.
  • Textbook or computerized homework options through Hawkes Learning Systems – Your choice!
    • Traditional textbook method - students turn in homework the following class period and/or take an in-class quiz, and it is graded by the teacher
      1. Students receive the grade earned on each assignment
    • Computerized mastery learning method – students may work either online or offline
      1. Students must achieve 80% correct and receive 100% for the assignment if completed on time
      2. If a problem is missed, students can choose to either miss the problem and immediately see how to do the problem correctly or try a similar problem with no penalty
      3. Students may try the computerized homework as many times as they wish

Higher Mathematics Highlights

  • Small class sizes with direct tutoring from instructors (not graduate assistants):
    • Basic Calculus
    • Trigonometry
    • Elementary Statistics
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Calculus III

Career Opportunities

Below are some links to career opportunities in mathematics:
http://www.maa.org/careers/index.html
http://www.toroidalsnark.net/mathcareers.html

Student Organizations

Mu Alpha Theta – We are considering beginning a chapter if students are interested. Please contact Division Chairperson Kathy Malone for more information.




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