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

All first-time students 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 for students to enroll in their first year GE math/quantitative reasoning course.

Please Note:


Multiple Measures

*Assessment Tests
ACT, and SAT)

High school grades
and coursework

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

*CSU campuses will use high school and college coursework to evaluate a student's enrollment in GE math/QR courses when assessment test scores are not available.


Explore the criteria's the CSU utilizes to determine student's enrollment in their first-year GE math course.

Links to: Multiple Measures for English • Multiple Measures for Math Non-STEM • Multiple Measures for Math STEM