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Mathematics at IVC

The Mathematics Department at Irvine Valley College offers a wide range of courses to meet the varied needs of students pursuing their academic and vocational goals. The department offers a comprehensive curriculum for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In addition, the department offers developmental courses taught in a variety of formats. Students can enroll in these courses for personal enrichment and/or to get ready to take courses at the college level. The department offers support for all mathematics students in the Mathematics Center, a facility staffed by faculty and tutors.

Our Mission

The mission of the Mathematics Department at Irvine Valley College is to help our students achieve their mathematical potential and to prepare them for their educational and career goals.  

Department Goals

The Mathematics Department at Irvine Valley College seeks to contribute to the fulfillment of the college's mission by helping students enrolled in our courses achieve the following goals:

  1. Develop proficiency in the use of mathematics needed to function in society.
  2. Develop proficiency in the use of mathematics necessary for a given graduation degree or certificate of completion program.
  3. Acquire mathematical knowledge and skills for further career achievement.
  4. Acquire mathematical knowledge and skills for further academic study.
  5. "The mathematical rules of the universe are visible to men in the form of beauty."

    -John Michel