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
An introduction to finite mathematics, including linear functions, systems of linear
equations and inequalities, matrices, linear programming, mathematics of finance,
sets and Venn diagrams, combinatorial techniques and an introduction to probability.
Applications in business, economics and social sciences.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 120 or MATH 123 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test.
Recommended: READ 400 or an equivalent level of reading proficiency.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C1; Area E2c
(CSU GE Area B4), UC (IGETC Area 2A)