# Common Math Course Prerequisites and GUR Descriptions

WWU Course | Prerequisite | QSR Status: | Description: | Notes and serves as a prerequisite for: |
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Math 099: Introductory Algebra (5 credits for financial aid purposes) | None | Does not fulfill any portion of the QSR | Gain skills working with algebraic expressions and equations in order to prepare for Math 107, 108, 111 or 112. | Math 107, 108, 111 or 112. |

Math 107: Mathematical Reasoning and Its Applications (4) | Math 099, MPA 25 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score | Partially fulfills QSR | Reading quantitative information, reasoning, personal finance, data display and summary, assessing risk; quantitative decisions. | Math 107 does not serve as a prerequisite for any further math courses. |

Math 108: Mathematical Applications and Reasoning (4) | Math 099, MPA 25 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score | Partially fulfills QSR | Assessing quantitative information; dimensional analysis and proportional reasoning; simple mathematical models; graphical representations; geometry; voting. | Math 108 does not serve as a prerequisite for any further math courses. |

Math 109: Support Topics for Math 112 (2) |
MPA 30-34; Co-requisite Math 112 |
Does not fulfill any portion of the QSR | Support for success in Math 112, with a focus on algebraic concepts, skills and reasoning, and using external resources. Intended for students with a STEM or Business interest. | Math 109 is not a prerequisite for any courses. It supports successful completion of Math 112. |

Math 111: Functions and Algebraic Methods for Teachers (5) | Math 099, MPA 30 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score | Does not fulfill any portion of the QSR | For preservice elementary teachers; algebraic problem solving and modeling; linear, quadratic and exponential functions and inequalities. | Math 371, 381 This course must be passed with a C or higher to serve as a prerequisite. Math 111 does not serve as a prerequisite for math courses other than 371 or 381. |

Math 112: Functions and Algebraic Methods (5) | Math 099, MPA 35 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score | Partially fulfills QSR | Pattern recognition and generalization, building mathematical models & problem solving are emphasized. | Math 114, 156, 160, 240, 371, 381 This course must be passed with a C– or higher to serve as a prerequisite. Math 371 or 381 requires a C or higher. |

Math 114: Precalculus I (5) | Math 112, MPA 55 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score, or College Algebra (CA) course with at least a C- | QSR in full | Data analysis, functions as mathematical models, functions and their graphs. | Math 115, 157 This course must be passed with a C– or higher to serve as a prerequisite. |

Math 115: Precalculus II (5) | Math 114 or suitable AP Precalculus score | QSR in full | Data analysis, modeling, trigonometry, inverse functions. | Math 124 This course must be passed with a C– or higher to serve as a prerequisite. |

Math 118: Accelerated Precalculus (5) | MPA 70 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score | QSR in full | Functions as mathematical models, functions and their graphs, inverse functions, trigonometry. | Math 124, 157 This course must be passed with a C– or higher to serve as a prerequisite. |

Math 124: Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5) | Math 115 or 118 or MPA 80 or higher, or final college course in precalculus (PC2) with C+ or better, or suitable AP Precalculus or AP Calculus score | QSR in full | Average and instantaneous rates of change, interpretation, computation and application of derivatives to optimization, rates, graphing & antiderivative problems. | Math 125 This course must be passed with a C– or higher to serve as a prerequisite. May be used as a substitute for Math 157. |

Math 125: Calculus and Analytic Geometry II | Math 124 or Math 134, or suitable AP Calculus score | QSR previously fulfilled | The definite integral, techniques of integration, applications including area and volume, growth and decay, introduction to differential equations. | Math 204, 224, 226, 302, 341, 360 This course must be passed with a C- or higher to serve as a prerequisite. |

Math 138: Accelerated Calculus | Suitable AP Calculus score | QSR previously fulfilled | A study of selected topics in single variable calculus from a deeper conceptual perspective, for students already familiar with its computational aspects. | Math 204, 224, 226, 302, 341, 360 This course must be passed with a C- or higher to serve as a prerequisite. |

Math 156: Algebra with Applications to Business & Economics (4) | Math 112, MPA 55 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score, or College Algebra (CA) course with at least a C- | QSR in full | Equations and inequalities, graphs and functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, business applications. | Math 157 This course must be passed with a C– or higher to serve as a prerequisite. |

Math 157: Calculus with Applications to Business & Economics (4) | Math 114 or 118 or 156, MPA 65 or higher, or college precalculus 1 (PC1) course with C+ or better, or suitable AP Precalculus score | QSR in full | Limits, rates of change, partial differentiation, graphs and optimization, integration, business applications. | May not be used as a substitute for Math 124. Math 124 or AP Calculus score of 3, 4 or 5 fulfills Math 157. Math 157 does not serve as a prerequisite for further math. |

Math 160: Mathematics and Art (4) | Math 112, MPA 55 or higher, or suitable AP Precalculus score | QSR in full | Investigation of connections between mathematics, art and design with emphasis on mathematical inquiry and discovery. | Math 160 does not serve as a prerequisite for any further math courses. |

Math 224: Multivariable Calculus and Geometry I | Math 125 or Math 135, or Math 138 or suitable AP Calculus score | QSR previously fulfilled | Coordinate systems, curves and vectors in the plane and in space, partial derivatives, applications including optimization and motion, multiple integrals. | Seek advising for next math course selection. |

Math 240: Introduction to Statistics (4) | Math 112, MPA 35 or higher, or college precalculus 1 (PC1) course with C+ or better, or suitable AP Precalculus score, or College Algebra (CA) course with at least a C- | QSR in full | Descriptive statistics, basic ideas of probability, normal distribution, sampling, and more. | Math 240 does not serve as a prerequisite for any further math courses. |