Required Math Courses by Degree Program
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USE THE FOLLOWING CHART TO DETERMINE WHICH COURSE OR COURSES ARE REQUIRED FOR YOUR DEGREE PROGRAM

DEGREE PROGRAM

REQUIRED MATH COURSES

Which Placement Exam Should I Take?

Health Care Sciences
all majors including
Pre-Health Care 

*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.

Psychology


MATH 1040- College Algebra

 

Bachelor of Innovation:
Business Administration

  • 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.

College of Business 
ALL majors including
Pre-Business

  • MATH 1040- College Algebra

  • MATH 1120- Calculus for Business & Economics

Bachelor of Innovation:
Computer Science

 

  • 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.

Bachelor of Innovation:
Computer Security

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 2150 Discrete Math 
  • MATH 3130 Linear Algebra

 

Bachelor of Innovation:
Electrical Engineering

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 3400 Diff. Equations

Bachelor of Innovation:
Game Design & Development

 

  • MATH 1350- Calculus I
  • MATH 3130- Linear Algebra

 

 

Biology

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I 
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II (Molecular /Cellular Option also requires Calculus II)

Chemistry &
Biochemistry


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 

 

Computer Engineering

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III 
  • MATH 2150 Discrete Math, 
  • MATH 3400 Differential Equations

Computer Science

  • 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

 

Economics

Recommended:

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I or 
  • MATH 1120 Calculus for Business & Econ

Education-Secondary Options in Biology, Chemistry, Math or Physics only!

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

Electrical Engineering

  • MATH 1350 Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 Calculus III
  • MATH 3400 Diff. Equations
  • MATH 3110 Number Theory

 

Mathematics

  • MATH 1350- Calculus I
  • MATH 1360- Calculus II
  • MATH 2350- Calculus III
  • + and beyond

 

Mechanical Engineering

  • 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

  

Physics

 

  • MATH 1350 - Calculus I
  • MATH 1360 - Calculus II
  • MATH 2350 - Calculus III
  • MATH 3400 - Diff Equations

 

Pre-Engineering

See courses for desired branch of Engineering

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Child Health Associate & Physician’s Assistant
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

  • MATH 1350  Calculus I

Undecided

 

Please take the exam as suggested for the
major you are interested in.

 

 ** We have made every effort to provide accurate information.  However you should check with your advisor in the Student Success Center to be sure that your major requirements have not changed!