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Calculus Guide

Which Calculus Should I Take?

If you plan to take Calculus but aren't sure where you should start, use the chart below and the detailed Placement Guide to Calculus that follows to figure out which math course is right for you:

  • In high school I took Algebra and Trigonometry but struggled and wouldn't feel comfortable jumping into Calculus without a review.
    Look at Math 1150
  • In high school I took Algebra and Trigonometry or a precalculus course and did pretty well.
    Look at Math 1210
  • In high school I took Calculus I and/or scored a 3 or better on either the Advanced Placement Calculus AB exam or Calculus BC exam.
    Look at Math 1310
  • In high school I took Calculus I and II (or one year of college Calculus) and/or scored a 4 or 5 on the BC Calculus Advanced Placement Exam.
    Look at Math 2210