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Math Placement Tiers and Support Options

All students are eligible to enroll in the following courses depending on your area of study: MATH 227, MATH 230, MATH 236, MATH 245, or MATH 260. Each one meets graduation and transfer requirements.

  • MATH 227 satisfies the College level Math requirements for MOST Social Science and Liberal Art majors.
  • MATH 230 satisfies the College level Math requirement for SOME (check with the Counseling Department) Liberal Arts majors. Most universities accept Math 227 in place of Math 230.
  • MATH 236 satisfies the College level Math requirement for MOST Business majors (UC Berkeley Business Majors need to take Math 261 in place of Math 236).
  • MATH 245 satisfies the College level Math requirement for A FEW Business majors. Most universities accept Math 236 in place of Math 245.
  • MATH 260 is the gatekeeper course for ALL STEM majors who need to take the Calculus series. All STEM majors must take Math 260 before attempting Math 261.

Talk with a counselor for further guidance and to learn about other support options that are available to you including TUTORING, SUCCESS COACHING, and BOOT CAMPS.

SLAM 2: High School GPA Between 2.3 and 2.99

In addition to the course you've selected, it is RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in MATH 157 (1 unit), a supplemental course that will help you further develop the skills you need to succeed.

Talk with a counselor for further guidance and to learn about other support options that are available to you including TUTORING, SUCCESS COACHING, and BOOT CAMPS.

SLAM 3: High School GPA Below 2.3

In addition to the course you've selected, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in MATH 157 (1 unit), a supplemental course that will help you further develop the skills you need to succeed. In addition, it is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in BASIC SKILLS 023C (0 unit). Both are supplemental courses that will help you further develop the skills you need to succeed.

Talk with a counselor for further guidance and to learn about other support options that are available to you including TUTORING, SUCCESS COACHING, and BOOT CAMPS.

BSTEM 2: High School GPA Between 2.6 and 3.39 or Enrolled in High School Pre-Calculus

In addition to the course you've selected, it is RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in MATH 245L (1 unit), a supplemental course that will help you further develop the skills you need to succeed.

Talk with a counselor for further guidance and to learn about other support options that are available to you including TUTORING, SUCCESS COACHING, and BOOT CAMPS.

BSTEM 3: High School GPA Below 2.6 and Without Pre-Calculus

In addition to the course you've selected, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in MATH 245L (1 unit), a supplemental course that will help you further develop the skills you need to succeed. In addition, it is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in BASIC SKILLS 23 (0 units). Both are supplemental courses that will help you further develop the skills you need to succeed.

Talk with a counselor for further guidance and to learn about other support options that are available to you including TUTORING, SUCCESS COACHING, and BOOT CAMPS.

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