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 introductory course on reading and writing proofs with an emphasis on mathematical
rigor. Topics include formal logic, set theory, infinity, equivalence relations, well-orderings,
modular arithmetic, the Euclidean algorithm; and proof techniques such as direct,
indirect, contrapositive, induction, and exhaustion.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 64-72
Homework hours/semester: 128-144
Prerequisites: MATH 252
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 110
(CSU GE Area B4), UC (IGETC Area 2A)