The Transfer Math Sequence you choose will depend on your major and your transfer
destination. See a counselor for more information.
Multiple measures, including high school transcripts, are now being used to help determine
proper placement of students into Mathematics courses. Students transferring to College
of San Mateo with credit in college Mathematics can use their transcripts to assist
Prerequisites are listed in the descriptions of Mathematics courses in the catalog
and the web schedule. Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required
for all prerequisite courses. Prerequisites may be met by showing proof of satisfactory
completion of an equivalent course at a post-secondary institution.
Minimum Grade for Prerequisites
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
A study of elementary algebra including introduction to: signed number operations,
order of operations, linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables, systems
of linear equations, exponents, polynomial operations, factoring, rational expressions
and equations, roots, radicals and radical equations, and quadratic equations.
Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: MATH 811 or MATH 802 or placement by other college approved methods.