First-year and Transfer students wishing to enroll in certain mathematically-related courses must pass the appropriate Mathematics Departmental Placement Examination: The Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment or the Precalculus Proficiency Assessment. Completion of courses or placement exams at other colleges or universities does not provide an exemption from the various prerequisite requirements at SDSU, unless otherwise stated in the General Catalog.
Prerequisite Course Requirements
1. Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment
2. Precalculus Proficiency Assessment
In order to register for Math 150 (Calculus) a student must either: (1) satisfy the CSU Entry Level Mathematics requirement AND pass the Precalculus Proficiency; or (2) complete Math 141 (Precalculus) with a grade of "C" or better.
It is recommended that students in the following majors enroll in Math 150 during their first semester at SDSU:
Additional Test Information and Test Dates
Mathematics Placement Test Registration Procedures:
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To register online, please select (click on) the desired exam below:
To register in person, please come to SDSU Testing Services (SSW-2549), Monday - Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for instructions on how to purchase an exam admission ticket. The fee is $20.00 for each exam. Tickets are non-refundable.
Test information, fees, and exam dates and times are subject to change without notice.