Multiple Measures for Placement in GE B4 (Math-STEM)

All first-time freshmen are required to complete 39 lower division and 9 upper division semester units (or quarter unit equivalent) of General Education (GE) coursework to complete a bachelor’s degree. GE Area B4 (math/quantitative reasoning) is one of the GE requirements students take in their first year of college. The diagram below displays the criteria used to place students in their first year GE math/quantitative reasoning course.

GE Math/QR: Pre-STEM/STEM and Other Math-Intensive Majors

Click on each of the circles to learn about the criteria the CSU utilizes to place students in their first-year GE math course



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