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 review of the core prerequisite skills, competencies, and concepts needed in pre-calculus.
Intended for majors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are concurrently
enrolled in MATH 225, Path to Calculus, at College of San Mateo. Topics include: a
review of computational skills developed in intermediate algebra, factoring, operations
on rational and radical expressions, absolute value equations and inequalities, exponential
and logarithmic expressions and equations, functions including composition and inverses,
an in-depth focus on quadratic functions, and a review of topics from geometry.