choose your best math pathway 

 

 
 
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liberal arts and other non-technical majors

If you are planning to major in things like Psychology, History, Art, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Health Education, Journalism, Child Development, or other non-technical fields, this is the path for you.

If you are not transferring, but are seeking an Associate’s Degree or Certificate only, your program may have specific math requirements. You should check with that program or with a counselor to make sure you are taking the math you need.

Read each of the 3 categories below and determine which best describes your experience in High School:

 

Read each of the 3 categories below and determine which best describes your experience in High School:

My high school GPA was 3.0 or higher

Recommendation: You should take transfer-level statistics or math for liberal arts -- you don’t need extra support to succeed.

My high school GPA was between 2.3 and 3.0

Recommendation: You should take transfer-level statistics or math for liberal arts -- extra support is recommended to succeed.

My high school GPA was below 2.3

Recommendation: You should take transfer-level statistics or math for liberal arts -- extra support is strongly recommended to succeed.

 
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b-stem (business, science, engineering, and mathematics)

If you are planning to major in things like Business Administration, Finance, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Architecture, Computer Science, or other technical fields, this is the path for you.

 

Read each of the 3 categories below and determine which best describes your experience in High School:

My high school GPA was 3.4 or higher, OR My high school GPA was 2.6 or higher AND I took Calculus in high school

Recommendation: You should take transfer-level algebra or higher -- you don’t need extra support to succeed.

My high school GPA was 2.6 or higher, OR  I took Precalculus in high school

Recommendation: You should take transfer-level algebra or higher -- extra support is recommended to succeed.

My high school GPA was below 2.6 and I didn’t take Precalculus

Recommendation: You should take transfer-level algebra -- extra support is strongly recommended to succeed.

 

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Now that you understand which math pathway is best for you, we encourage you to see your counselor before you register for transfer-level mathematics. Click the button below for more information about preparing for counseling and registering for classes.