Courses and Prerequisites

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Freshman Level Math Courses & Prerequisites

Course Prerequisites
(students must meet one of the following)
MTH 101
Algebra for College Students
ALEKS score ≥ 40
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 550
or Math ACT score ≥ 22
or passing grade in MTH 099
MTH 105
Algebra & Trigonometry
ALEKS score ≥ 61
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 620
or Math ACT score ≥ 27
or passing grade in MTH 101
MTH 107
Precalculus I
ALEKS score ≥ 61
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 620
or Math ACT score ≥ 27
or passing grade in MTH 101
MTH 108
Precalculus II
ALEKS score ≥ 70
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 670
or Math ACT score ≥ 29
or AP Calculus AB score of 3
or passing grade in MTH 107
MTH 113
Finite Mathematics
ALEKS score ≥ 70
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 670
or Math ACT score ≥ 29
or AP Calculus AB score of 3
or passing grade in MTH 101 or MTH 107
MTH 130
Introduction to Calculus
ALEKS score ≥ 70
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 670
or Math ACT score ≥ 29
or AP Calculus AB score of 3
or passing grade in MTH 107
MTH 140
Calculus I with Foundations A
ALEKS score ≥ 70
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 670
or Math ACT score ≥ 29
or AP Calculus AB score of 3
MTH 151
Calculus I for Engineers
ALEKS score ≥ 78 and high school precalculus
or SAT Math Section score ≥ 730
or Math ACT score ≥ 31
or AP Calculus AB score of 4 or AP Calculus BC of 3
or C- or higher in MTH 105 or MTH 108
MTH 161
Calculus I
ALEKS score ≥ 78 and high school precalculus
SAT Math Section score ≥ 730
or Math ACT score ≥ 31
or AP Calculus AB score of 4 or AP Calculus BC of 3
or C- or higher in MTH 108
MTH 171
Calculus I
For PRISM students only
MTH 172
Calculus II
Fall enrollment for students with AP credit in MTH 171

For other courses, see the department's course descriptions.