Career opportunities

Mathematicians work in a variety of fields, among them: statistics, analysis, actuarial science, mathematical modeling, computer programming, cryptography, research, and education. More than two years of college study is usually required for these career options. A strong background in mathematics is also required for many careers in engineering, accounting and finance, business administration, risk management, and business forecasting, as well as for research in computer science, social science, and the physical sciences.

Degrees and certificates

Associate in science degree for transfer

Mathematics class schedules

Full-time faculty



Department Chair:
René Sporer
Office: San Ramon Campus
Telephone: 925-866-1822