Mathematics Prerequisite and Placement Guide
PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT GUIDE  Be sure to see an advisor to determine which mathematics course you should take. 

MTH Prereq  Course (course descriptions) 
General Education?  Next course  
None  MTH 101 Algebraic Foundations  111, 211 or 243  
None  MTH 105 Math in Society  Foundational Skills: Mathematics  
None  MTH 110 Applied College Mathematics (Not a substitute for a major that requires MTH 111) 
Foundational Skills: Mathematics  
095* or 101*  MTH 111 College Algebra  Foundational Skills: Mathematics  112  
111*  MTH 112 Elementary Functions  Foundational Skills: Mathematics  251  
095* or 101*  MTH 211 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I  Foundational Skills: Mathematics (+ MTH 212)  212  
211  MTH 212 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II  Foundational Skills: Mathematics (+ MTH 211)  213  
212  MTH 213 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics III  39* / 49*  
None  MTH 231 Elements of Discrete Mathematics I  Foundational Skills: Mathematics  232  
231**  MTH 232 Elements of Discrete Mathematics II  354  
095* or 101*  MTH 243 Introduction to Probability and Statistics  Foundational Skills: Mathematics  
112*  MTH 251 Calculus I  Foundational Skills: Mathematics  252  
*with a grade of C or better, or satisfactory score on WOU’s math placement test **with a grade of C or better Also see the AP Calculus – AP Statistics – CLEP credit Placement Guide 
PREREQUISITE PATHWAYS  
No prerequisite courses  
MTH 101  MTH 105  MTH 110  MTH 231 

Mathematics (all Mathematics majors) pathway  
MTH 101 (if needed) > MTH 111 > MTH 112 > MTH 251 > higher level mathematics courses 

Mathematics Education (EC/ELEM & ELEM/MS) pathway  
MTH 101 (if needed) > MTH 211 > MTH 212 > MTH 213 > higher level mathematics education courses 

Mathematics for CS/IS pathway  
MTH 231 > MTH 232 > MTH 354 