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Required Math Courses by Degree Program

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  • MATH 1040- College Algebra
  • MATH 1120 - Calculus for Business & Economics
Start with the Placement Exam for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score above 50% and below 87% on the College Algebra Placement test register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% take the Placement Exam for Math 099. If you score above 80% on the 099 test enroll in Math 099, otherwise enroll in Math 090.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2150 Discrete Math
  • MATH 3130 Linear Algebra
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 2150 Discrete Math
  • MATH 3130 Linear Algebra
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 3400 Diff. Equations
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 3130- Linear Algebra
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1040- College Algebra
  • MATH 1120 - Calculus for Business & Economics
Start with the Placement Exam for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score above 50% and below 87% on the College Algebra Placement test register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% take the Placement Exam for Math 099. If you score above 80% on the 099 test enroll in Math 099, otherwise enroll in Math 090.
  • MATH 1330 Calculus for the Life Sciences OR MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II (Molecular /Cellular Option also requires Calculus II)
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.

For the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II

For the Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

  • MATH 1350 - Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 - Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 - Calculus III
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 2150 Discrete Math
  • MATH 3400 Differential Equations
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 2150 Discrete Math
  • MATH 3130 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3810 Intro to Probability and Statistics
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.

Recommended:

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I or
  • MATH 1120 Calculus for Business & Econ
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.

Same math courses as the major for your field of your expertise.

Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 3400 Diff. Equations
  • MATH 3110 Number Theory
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.

*Please Note that pre-nursing or nursing prep students are NOT required to take the MPT!

  • MATH 1040 College Algebra
Start with the Placement Exam for College Algebra.
  • If you score 50% or above enroll in MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% take the Placement Exam for Math 099.
  • If you score at or above 80% enroll in Math 099, otherwise enroll in Math 090.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • + and beyond
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 3130 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3400 Differential Equations
  • MATH 3810 Intro to Prob & Statistics
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 3400 Differential Equations
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.

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Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
Start with the Placement Exam for Precalculus.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Business Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the Business Calculus Exam, enroll in MATH 1120 Business Calculus. If you score below 50% on the Business Calculus Exam, you should register for College Algebra.
  • If you score 87% or above, take the Placement exam for Calculus. If you score 50% or above on the placement exam for Calculus, enroll in MATH 1350 Calculus I. If you score below 50% on the Calculus exam you should enroll in MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score above 70% and below 87% on the Precalculus placement test you should register for MATH 1050 Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus).
  • If you score below 50% on the Precalculus placement test you should take the College Algebra placement exam.
  • If you score above 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should register for MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% on the College Algebra Placement test you should take the test for Math 099.
  • If you score above 80% on the Math 099 test, you should register for MATH 99.
  • If you score below 80% you should register for MATH 90.
  • MATH 1040- College Algebra

Start with the Placement Exam for College Algebra.

  • If you score 50% or above enroll in MATH 1040 College Algebra.
  • If you score below 50% take the Placement Exam for Math 099.
  • If you score at or above 80% enroll in Math 099, otherwise enroll in Math 090.
Undecided
  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
 
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