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Calculus Prerequisite

This is a sample of accredited institutions offering calculus classes in the Sacramento region. We post this list as a courtesy to our applicants and students. It should NOT be considered an endorsement of these schools nor is it a comprehensive list of courses that may be available and acceptable.

Please keep in mind that certain schools may have additional requirements for enrollment in courses. Consult individual departments about specific requirements, availability of courses, cost, schedule, and delivery method.

Feel free to provide a syllabus or course description to the Department if you are not certain a course can be used to satisfy the prerequisite requirement.

Community Colleges

Los Rios Community College District
American River College - Catalog
Math 340, Calculus for Business and Economics (3 units) (page 264 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 4)
Math 350, Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences I (3 units) (page 265 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 5)
Math 400, Calculus 1 (5 units) (page 265 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 5)

Cosumnes River College - Catalog
Math 341, Calculus for Business and Economics (4 units) (page 273 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 334)
Math 350, Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences I (3 units) (page 273 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 334)
Math 400, Calculus 1 (5 units) (page 273 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 334)

Folsom Lake College - Catalog
Math 350, Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences I (3 units) (page 205 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 207)
Math 400, Calculus 1 (5 units) (page 205 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 207)

Sacramento City College - Catalog
Math 350, Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences I (3 units) (page 328 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 336)
Math 400, Calculus 1 (5 units) (page 328 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 336)

Sierra Community College District - Catalog
Math 16A, Calculus for Social and Life Sciences (Units 4) (page 197 in 2010-2011 catalog)
Math 30, Analytical Geometry and Calculus (Units 4-5) (page 197 in 2010-2011 catalog)
Math 42, Business Calculus (Units 4) (page 198 in 2010-2011 catalog)

Yuba Community College District
Yuba College - Catalog
Math 1A, First Year Calculus (4 units) (page 138 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 139)
Math 9, Calculus for Business, Social and Life Science (4 units) (page 138 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 139)

Woodland Community College - Catalog
Math 1A, First Year Calculus (5 units) (page 102 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 103)
Math 9, Calculus for Business, Social and Life Science (4 units) (page 103 in 2011-2012 catalog, pdf page 104)

Public Universities

Sacramento State - Current Catalog
Math 26A, Calculus I for the Social and Life Sciences (3 units)
Math 30, Calculus I (4 units)

University of California, Davis - Catalog - Open Campus
Math 16A, Short Calculus (3 units) (page 375 in the 2010-2012 catalog, pdf page 242)
Math 17A, Calculus for Biology and Medicine (4 units) (page 376 in the 2010-2012 catalog, pdf page 243)
Math 21A, Calculus (4 units) (page 376 in the 2010-2012 catalog, pdf page 243)

Private Accredited Colleges and Universities

The below are alternatives to public colleges and universities students that applicants may consider. Often these places deliver courses in alternative formats, such as on-line or in an intensive schedule for the convenience of students. In no way should the appearance here of a for-profit institution be considered an endorsement of that institution.

DeVry University - catalog
Math 260, Applied Calculus I (page 59 in 2010-2011 US catalog)

National University - catalog
MTH 220, Calculus I (page 413 of General 2011 on-line catalog, pdf page 421)

University of Phoenix - individual courses
MTH 310 Calculus I