Math Information

  • In all cases, you should discuss your schedule with your Academic Advisor.
  • If you passed MA 1020 in the Fall, please consider taking MA 1022 in C term or MA 1120 during C and D terms.
  • If you passed Calculus 1 (MA1021)  in A term and Calculus 2 (MA1022) in B term and need to take all four Calculus courses, sign up for Calculus 3 (MA1023) in C term and Calculus 4 (MA1024) in D term.
  • If you passed Calculus 2 (MA1022) in A term and Calculus 3 (MA1023) in B term, take Calculus 4 (MA1024) for C term and consult the "Advice by Major" Section to choose a math class for D term.  
  •  If you have taken Calculus 4 in B term and have passed, please view the "Advice by Major" Section to determine which math course is appropriate for your major.  
  •  If you have taken MA 1024A in A term and passed, consider taking MA 2071A (Advanced Placement Linear Algebra) in C term.
  • For those who have been successful in their pursuit of retroactive credit, the credit for the course(s) will be posted before the end of C term to your transcript.

If you have completed your math through Calculus 4 (MA 1024), your options include:

  • Ordinary Differential Equations (MA 2051)
  • Linear Algebra (MA 2071)
  • Applied Statistics I (MA 2611)
  • These courses can be taken in any order 


If you have taken a calculus course and have received an NR, it is strongly advised that you retake that course before continuing on in the sequence. Please also consult with your Academic Advisor or Academic Advising in Daniels Hall to make the appropriate change your schedule.


Additional Math Course Options for C and D term

MA1120. CALCULUS II - Semester Version

If you have taken MA 1020, you may want to consider the following course option:
The main topics for integral calculus (MA1022) are covered in this course: the concept of the definite integral, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and integration techniques. As applications of integral calculus we will use computations involving area, volume, arc length, center of mass, work, and force, as well as exponential growth and decay. Logarithmic and exponential functions are of fundamental importance in the study of calculus and will be studied in depth. Arithmetic and geometric sequences and series will be studied in preparation for Calculus III. Also some of the key historical events in the development of integral calculus are looked into including Archimedes' work on the definite integral and the controversy over the Fundamental Theorem. Technology will be used as appropriate to support the material being studied. This course, which extends for 14 weeks and offers 1/3 unit of credit, is designed for students who do not have a strong math background.
Although the course will make use of computers, no programming experience is assumed.

Students may not receive credit for both MA 1120 and MA 1022.


This course is designed to introduce the student to statistical methods and concepts commonly used in the life sciences. Emphasis will be on the practical aspects of statistical design and analysis with examples drawn exclusively from the life sciences, and students will collect and analyze data. Topics covered include analytic and graphical and numerical summary measures, probability models for sampling distributions, the central limit theorem, and one and two sample point and interval estimation, parametric and non-parametric hypothesis testing, principles of experimental design, comparisons of paired samples and categorical data analysis. 

Undergraduate credit may not be earned for both this course and for MA 2611. 
Recommended background: MA 1022 or MA 1120




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