What Is MAPS?
The Math Achievement Pathway to Success (MAPS) offers students an approach to success, particularly for those who have had difficulty in previous math courses.
The MAPS classes cover Elementary and Intermediate Algebra in two semesters. Instructors, counselors and tutors/mentors collaborate to help students complete their mathematics requirements.
One of the advantages of the MAPS program is that students have about 8 hours of class per week (compared to five hours in other algebra classes.) Math 903M and Math 903MX (co-requisites) are Elementary Algebra, and Math CM and Math CMX (co-requisites) are Intermediate Algebra. Starting in Spring 2018, one class of each is offered each semester.
Students in the MAPS Program attend class for two hours of instruction Monday through Thursday. This instructional time provides class activities and collaborative group work. There is an embedded tutor during class time and after class to assist students who have questions about the material.
- Extended instruction time
- Personalized attention and support from teacher, tutors, and peers
- Counselor who comes to the class at least 1 hour a week
- Tutoring in and outside of class
- Improved study skills
- Participation in a class community