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Most first-year students who take a mathematics course will begin in the calculus sequence. Consult the Calculus Placement Decision Chart and visit the Calculus/Statistics Placement page to determine which course to take first.

## What classes do you take as a freshman in college?

The first two years of college are usually centered on core education classes. These classes include **English, math, science, history and foreign language**, and they introduce students to different paths of study.

## What is the order of math classes in college?

**What is the order of math classes in college?**

- Topics for Mathematical Literacy (MATH 105, 3 Credits)
- College Algebra (MATH 107, 3 Credits)
- Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry (MATH 108, 3 Credits)
- Pre-Calculus (MATH 115, 3 Credits)
- Calculus I (MATH 140, 4 Credits)
- Calculus II (MATH 141, 4 Credits)

## Do you have to take math your freshman year of college?

Depending on what degree you’ve chosen or even the direction you think you may be headed, you will most likely need math and science courses. It’s **advisable to take lower-level math and science courses** during your freshman year, as these are often prerequisites for more advanced courses.

## How many classes do you take in college freshman year?

The normal full-time course load for a US college freshman is **at least 12 credit hours per semester**. However, that minimum load is not enough to enable the student to finish college in four years of two semesters each. To finish on schedule the student should take 15 credit hours per semester.

## What is the hardest math class?

“Math 55” has gained a reputation as the toughest undergraduate math class at Harvard—and by that assessment, maybe in the world. The course is one many students dread, while some sign up out of pure curiosity, to see what all the fuss is about.

## What is the order of math in high school?

**The typical order of math classes in high school is:**

- Algebra 1.
- Geometry.
- Algebra 2/Trigonometry.
- Pre-Calculus.
- Calculus.

## What college math is the easiest?

The easiest would be **Contemporary Mathematics**. This is usually a survey class taken by students not majoring in any science. The hardest is usually thought to be Calculus I.

## Is college algebra hard?

College Algebra, like any lower division math course is extremely easy… when you understand it. At this level there is no “easy” and **there is no “hard”**.