Mathematics Department

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Mathematics is a multifaceted subject of great beauty and application. The study of math explores some of the deepest puzzles that have ever been encountered and equips students with a universal language used to study quantities and relationships in all fields.  Through the study of mathematics, students develop the ability to think logically and abstractly.   The problem-solving and computational skills learned are useful for success in any field of study.





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Student Learning Outcomes

The Mathematics Department at Mission College offers courses at three levels: basic skills, associate’s degree, and transfer. Students completing mathematics courses will be able to:

  • Solve problems using mathematical terminology, symbols, operations, and techniques according to the course content and level of study.
  • Apply technology including calculators and computers to mathematical problems; Improve computational and problem-solving skills.
  • Construct mathematical models of “real life” problems and draw conclusions from these models.
  • Formulate and test mathematical conjectures.
  • Adapt general mathematical techniques to course-specific problems.
  • Display logical thought process
  • Value mathematical ways of thinking.
  • Students will be assessed through written homework, quizzes, tests, and/or oral and written projects.


  • A professional and innovative staff committed to providing the best possible mathematics education, including the use of computers and videos in the teaching of mathematics.
  • A comprehensive mathematics curriculum addressing the needs of both the transfer student and the non-transfer student.
  • A comprehensive offering of online distance learning courses.
  • Comprehensive department site on the college webpage with updated schedule information and details of courses and faculty.


Karl Ting


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