Mathematics

MA 153 Algebra and Trigonometry I - ALEKS Required % = 30%
(Not counted toward graduation in the College of Science.) The first half of a two-semester sequence in algebra and trigonometry for students who demonstrate a need for extensive review.

MA 154 Algebra and Trigonometry II - Needs MA 153 credit to take MA 154
(Not counted toward graduation in the College of Science.) The second half of a two-semester sequence in algebra and trigonometry for students with sufficient algebra skills but insufficient trigonometry skills.

MA 158 Algebra and Trigonometry ALEKS Required % = 50%
(Not counted toward graduation in the College of Science.) A one-semester course in algebra and trigonometry for students whose ALEX Test results indicate the need to review these topics.

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MA 161 Plane Analytic Geometry and Calculus I - 5cr
For students with the prerequisite algebra and trigonometry skills and a minimal background in calculus.

MA 165 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I - 4cr
For students with the prerequisite algebra and trigonometry skills, who have earned an A or B in high school calculus.

MA 173 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I -5cr (Prereq: calc I)
For first-year students with enough high school calculus to establish 4 credit hours on the Purdue Advanced Credit Examination in calculus.

MA 181 Honors Calculus I - 5 cr (Prereq: calc I)
An honors calculus course open to first-year students with enough high school calculus to establish at least 4 credit hours on the Purdue Advanced Credit Examination in calculus.  Equivalent to Calculus II.

MA 261 - Multivariate Calculus - 4 cr  (Prereq: calc II)

Planes, lines, and curves in three dimensions. Differential calculus of several variables; multiple integrals. Introduction to vector calculus. Not open to students with credit in MA 174 or 271

MA 271 Several Variable Calculus -5 cr (Prereq: calc II)

Solid analytic geometry, infinite series, differential and integral calculus of several variables. Admission restricted to those who have established credit for calculus I and II. Prerequisite: demonstrated competence in calculus, plane analytical geometry, Calculus I & II.

English Composition CE

Note: Students with a minimum SAT Verbal score of 720 or a composite ACT of 32 are waived the Freshman English requirement. Credit will be posted by the English department at the conclusion of a student's first semester.

nglish Composition

ENGL 106 English Composition I    4cr
The first half of the basic composition sequence. Guideline: SAT Verbal score of 400 to 600 (ACT score of 19 to 28).

ENGL 108 Accelerated Composition: Engaging in Public Discourse    3cr
An accelerated composition course for students showing superior writing ability. Guideline: SAT Verbal score above 600 (ACT score above 28).

All sections of ENGL 10800 (Accelerated Composition: Engaging in Public Discourse) now use a service learning approach, and students registering in this course will be expected to commit to some community service during the semester

Engl 106 - International Sections

Most international students enroll in English 10600-I##. However, the following guidelines may

You should consider enrolling in English 10600-I## if
* Your TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) total score is below 100 (internet-based test)
* Your TOEFL writing subscore is below 26 (internet based test)
* English has not been the medium of instruction for most of your education prior to enrolling at Purdue
* You are in the first generation of your family to attend a college or university