BCC: Mathematics Transfer Advising Guide

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Mathematics/Science Program: Mathematics Option (A.S.) Brookdale Community College to Mathematics (B.A.) at Rider University

Mathematics/Science Program, Mathematics Option, A.S.
Mathematics, B.A.  (120 Credits)
MATH    131     Statistics  4 MTH   120    Intro. To Applied Statistics 4
MATH    171     Calculus I 4 MTH   210    Calculus I 4
ENGL     121     English Composition: The Writing Process 3 CMP   120    Expository Writing 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest: Language OR
HIST       105     World Civilization I
3/4 Language (4)
HIS     150     World History to 1500 (3)
  14/15   14/15
MATH    172     Calculus II 4 MTH    211    Calculus II 4
PHYS      121    General Physics I 4 PHY     200    General Physics I 4
ENGL     122     English Composition: Writing and Research 3 CMP    125     Research Writing 3
Social Science Credits   Suggest:
SOCI       101     Principles of Sociology
3 SOC     101    Sociological Imagination 3
Career Studies Credits    Suggest: MATH     285     Linear Algebra (3) To be taken in summer II term 3 MTH    240    Linear Algebra 3
  17   17
MATH    273     Calculus III 4 MTH    212    Calculus III 4
PHYS     122     General Physics II 4 PHY     201    General Physics II 4
Humanities or Social Sciences   Suggest: Language OR
HIST       106    World Civilization II
3/4 Language (4)
HIS      151    World History since 1500
Technological Competency 1   Suggest:
COMP     126   Computer Logic & Design
3 General Elective 3
Elective Credits   Suggest:
COMP    171    Programming I
3 General Elective 3
  16   17/18
MATH    274    Elementary Differential Equations 4 MTH     274    Differential Equations 4
General Education Credits 2   Suggest:
ANTH     105   Cultural Anthropology
3 LAS Elective
SOC     110   Cultural Anthropology (Social Sci. Core)
General Education3 or Elective Credits:  Suggest:
ARTH    105   Art Appreciation
3 LAS Elective
ART     120   Art & Society
Elective Credits:   Suggest:
English Course (Literature for Rider – see Attachment A)
0/3 LAS Elective
LAS CORE (See Attachment A for CORE course selection)
  10/13   10/13
TOTAL 60/63 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option: 
PHIL       227     Introduction to Ethics

PHL    115    Ethics (3)
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Brookdale; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.  See Brookdale & Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact Information listed below.

Brookdale Sequence Notes:
    *The above Physics sequence is highly recommended. However, subject to counselor approval, students may substitute the BIOL 101/102 sequence or the CHEM 101/102 sequence.
  **MATH 151, MATH 152 and/or MATH 153 may be required if prerequisites for MATH 171 are not satisfied.
  ***It is strongly advised that students taking MATH 274 have had Physics.
 ****Students selecting COMP 132 or COMP 171 as an elective are required to take COMP 126 as a prerequisite or corequisite.
(1) A minimum of 9 credits are required from the Mathematics, Science or Technological Competency categories.
(2) One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness knowledge area.
(3) Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 credits of General Education coursework.
The Transfer Advising Guide is a recommended plan of study.  Additional courses are transferrable as outlined on NJ Transfer for this major with the approval of a Rider University Advisor.

Rider University Notes:
Ʊ Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer the Brookdale student must have a ‘C” or higher for transfer credit.
Brookdale students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly,

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes* (if course can be taken at Bucks, indicate course number)

Brookdale transfer students are subject to a 60 credit limit.  

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Ann Tickner Jankowski
Director, Transfer Resources/Articulation​

Brookdale Community College
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Spring 2020 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Ocean County College
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Mercer County Community College
Monday, March 2, 2020