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Mathematics Course Overview


  • Transfer-Level Math

    Math courses numbered 100 and above transfer to 4-year colleges and universities.  Which transfer-level math courses should you take?  This primarily depends on your major.  It is important to meet with a counselor for math course selection.

    Math Corequisite Support Courses

    Math corequisites courses offer extra support for most of our math courses.  For example, Math 13 is a corequisite that offers extra support for its target course, Math 130 (College Algebra).

    All math corequisites are 2 units, pass/no pass, taught by the same instructor as the target course.  Corequisite courses provide:
    • More classroom time with the instructor
    • More in-class help with challenging topics
    • More peer interaction
    • More tools to prepare for quizzes/exams

    Statistics has two options for support:
    1. Math 110 + Math 11 (corequisite support model)
    2. Math 110S (active learning support model)
  • Flow Chart of Transfer-Level Math Courses.  There are two main boxes:  Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM) Majors, and Business, Social Science, and Non-Science Majors.  For STEM majors, the sequence is Box 1 MATH 150 + MATH 15 Trigonometry with Support or MATH 150 Trigonometry, Box 2 MATH 160 + MATH 16 Precalculus Mathematics with Support or MATH 160 Precalculus Mathematics, Box 3 MATH 180 + MATH 18 Calculus and Analytic Geometry with Support or MATH 180 Calculus and Analytic Geometry, Box 4 MATH 181 Calculus and Analytic Geometry.  After Box 4, there are two paths, Box 5 MATH 260 Linear Algebra and Box 6 MATH 280 Calculus and Analytic Geometry.  After Box 6 is MATH 290 Differential Equations.  For Business, Social Science, and Non-Science Majors, there are four paths, Box 7 MATH 100 Survey of College Mathematics, Box 8 MATH 110 + MATH 11 Elementary Statistics with Support or MATH 110S Integrated Statistics or MATH 110 Elementary Statistics, Box 9 MATH 120 Finite Mathematics, Box 10 MATH 130 + MATH 13 College Algebra with Support or MATH 130 College Algebra.  After Box 10 is Box 11 MATH 140 + MATH 14 Calculus for Business with Support or MATH 140 Calculus for Business.

  • Pre-Transfer-Level Math Courses

    Math courses with numbers below 100 are pre-transfer-level math courses.  These are a consideration if you feel that you need more time developing your algebra skills before taking a transfer-level math course.  Additionally, arithmetic skills are covered in LERN 48 and LERN 49.

  • Flow Chart of Developmental Math Courses.  Box 1 LERN 48 Basic Math Skills Review, Box 2 LERN 49 Math Skills Review, Box 3 MATH 50 Pre-Algebra, Box 4 MATH 51 + MATH 5 Elementary Algebra with Support or MATH 51 Elementary Algebra, Box 5 MATH 71 + MATH 7 Intermediate Algebra with Support or MATH 71 Intermediate Algebra or MATH 71A and MATH 71B Intermediate Algebra, Box 6 Transfer-level math courses.