Program Level: Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Math & Engineering
Institute: Science & Technology
College: NVC

MathematicsUseful LinksDevelopmental MathTutoring LabsMath PathsFaculty

About the Discipline:

The Northwest Vista Math Department strives to educate its students and help them see the value of mathematics as an integrated discipline both in academics and in the real world. 

Are you interested in majoring in Mathematics?

Northwest Vista College currently offers an Associate degree with optional electives in Mathematics:

The degree provides a foundation that is designed to transfer to a senior-level institution leading to a Bachelor's degree.

What does a math major study?

  • Calculus (differential, integral, and multivariate)
  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Abstract Algebra (sometimes referred to as Modern Algebra)
  • Real Analysis
  • Axiomatic Geometry
  • Topology
  • Number Theory
  • Statistics

The courses that are currently offered can be found at the link below:


Formula Sheets & Charts

Not able to make it into the Math Advocacy Center, but need a quick reference about the material you are studying?

Fundamental Arithmetic and Algebra  -

Fundamental Arithmetic PDF
Prime Factorizations PDF 
Multiplication Chart PDF  
Strategy For Solving Linear Equations PDF
Exponent Rules PDF

College Algebra  -

Steps to Graph Polynomial Functions PDF
Steps to Graph Rational Functions PDF
Parent Functions PDF 
Quick Review Sheet MATH1314 PDF
Quick Review Sheet MATH1324 PDF  

Upper Level Courses  -

The Unit Circle PDF
Trigonometric Identities PDF 

Other / Prior Course Materials  -

Mathematics of Finance PDF
Quick Review Sheet MATH 0300 PDF
Quick Review Sheet MATH 0301 PDF
Quick Review Sheet MATH 0302 PDF
Quick Review Sheet MATH 0303 PDF
Math for Liberal Arts Textbook, Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6

Contact Us

Yalitza P. Guerra
Admin. Service Specialist



Hector Trevino
Math Faculty/Coordinator



Qiaoying Zhou
Academic Chair