At CoA we enforce our motto of “education anytime, anywhere” by offering a wide range of Math classes designed to fit around anyone’s busy schedules. We offer day, evening, online, short term, late start and weekend college classes.

Today’s world has many fields that need specialists in mathematics. The College of Alameda Department of Mathematics offers a variety of courses.

Our courses will prepare you to:

  • Earn a degree or certificate in mathematics
  • Develop your quantitative and problem-solving skills for use in other fields

We are dedicated to working hard with you— helping you succeed in a positive atmosphere that is conducive to your learning math in the most enjoyable and competent manner possible.


  • Use quantitative reasoning to solve everyday mathematical problems in the workplace and in the home.
  • Read, write, and critique technical writings and analytical arguments.
  • Convey and interpret information through visual representations.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) may be assessed using:

  • Surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Review of collected data
  • Other methods

Mathematics = The science of numbers and their operations, interrelations, combinations, generalizations, and abstractions and of space configurations and their structure, measurement, transformations, and generalizations.   

– Merriam–Webster

Today’s world has many fields that need specialists in mathematics. Careers in mathematics include: scientists, researchers, space technicians, mathematics teachers, actuaries and insurance specialists, and people who can combine mathematical knowledge with a scientific, computer, or business background.