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Choosing a Math Course
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Choosing a Math Course

Depending upon the student's compass score or ACT score, a student may take one or more of any of the courses listed. However, some courses are best suited for students with certain majors. Students may take any of the courses, but the majors that would benefit most from these courses are listed.


Compass score ACT score SAT score Course number Course name Suggested programs
0-33 0-16 0-410 56-1710 Basic Math Skills All Majors
34+ 17+ 420+ 56-1720 College Mathematics All Majors
56-1723 Liberal Arts Mathematics All Majors
56-1728 Quantitative Reasoning All Majors
50+ 20+ 490+ 56-1724 Geometry in the Arts Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Product Design
56-1725 Math in Art and Nature Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Product Design
67+ 23+ 550+ 56-1721 Mathematical Ideas (online) Film, TV, Radio
56-1722 Introduction to Statistical Methods AAA, Journalism, Marketing
56-1726 Math for Marketing and Managenment Marketing, Business and Entrepeneurship
56-2710 College Algebra AAA, Film, TV, Radio, Business and Entrepeneurship
75+ 25+ 580+ 56-2713 Precalculus AAA, Film, TV, Radio, Product Design




56-2720 Calculus I AAA, Gaming