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Choose Your First Math Class

## Steps to determine your first math class

After you have completed the procedures outlined on the Assessment Center homepage, you will be provided with a list of courses which are the highest level in which you will be allowed to enroll. (You may enroll in ones at a lower level.) If you have yet to do this, please see the Assessment site and/or the information listed at right under

**Math Placement:**General Math Assessment Information & Preparing for Math Assessment.Carefully review your individual goals, transfer plans, and Math Course Sequences, and choose the sequence that best meets your needs.

**View Your Placement Eligibility**

The charts below contain the most typical scenarios and guidelines combining placement eligibility and the math sequence needed.

## Initial Placement is Transfer Level: Math 2, 3, 4, 7, 21, 28, 26, 41, 54

### Placement is Math 21, 26, 41, or 54

Sequence needed | Course to Take First |
---|---|

Non-Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 26 |

Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 20 and Math 32 followed by Math 2 or Math 3 & Math 4 |

Elementary School Teachers (selected schools) | Math 41 |

Liberal Studies | Math 21 or Math 54 |

### Placement is Math 28

Sequence needed | Course to Take First |
---|---|

Non-Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 28 |

Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 32 followed by Math 2, or Math 3 & Math 4 |

Elementary School Teachers (selected schools) | Math 41 |

Liberal Studies | Math 21 or Math 54 |

### Placement is Math 2, 3 or 4

Sequence needed | Course to Take First |
---|---|

Non-Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 28 |

Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 2, or Math 3 & Math 4 |

Elementary School Teachers (selected schools) | Math 41 |

Liberal Studies | Math 21 or Math 54 |

### Placement is Math 7

Sequence needed | Course to Take First |
---|---|

Non-Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 28 |

Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 7 |

Elementary School Teachers (selected schools) | Math 41 |

Liberal Studies | Math 21 or Math 54 |

## Initial Placement is non-transfer level

The path will depend on your major *some possibilies* are:

### Placement is Math 18, 49, or 50

Sequence Needed | Courses to Take after 18, 49, 50 |
---|---|

Non-Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 26 then math 28 |

Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 20 and Math 32 then Math 2 or Math 3 & Math 4, then Math 7 |

Elementary School Teachers (selected schools) | Math 20 then Math 41 |

Liberal Studies | Math 21 or Math 54 |

### Placement is Math 31

Sequence Needed | Courses to Take after 31 |
---|---|

Non-Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 18 or 20 then Math 26 then math 28 |

Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 20 and Math 32 then Math 2, or Math 3 & Math 4, then Math 7 |

Elementary School Teachers (selected schools) | Math 20 then Math 41 |

Liberal Studies | Math 18 or 50 then Math 21 or Math 54 |

### Placement is Math 84 or 85

Sequence Needed | Courses to Take after 84 or 85 |
---|---|

Non-Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 18 or 20 then Math 26 then math 28 |

Trigonometry based Calculus | Math 31 then Math 20 and Math 32 then Math 2, or Math 3 & Math 4, then Math 7 |

Elementary School Teachers (selected schools) | Math 20 then Math 41 |

Liberal Studies | Math 18 or 50 then Math 21 or Math 54 |