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 comprehensive review of elementary algebra with certain topics studied in greater
depth. Extension of fundamental algebraic concepts and operations, problem solving
and applications, linear, quadratic, rational, and radical equations, equations in
two variables, graphs, systems of equations, complex numbers, exponential and logarithmic
functions, sequences and series.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or MATH 112 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test.
Recommended: Eligibility for READ 400 or an equivalent level of reading proficiency.