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Multiple Measures for Placement in GE B4 (Math Non-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 requirements 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.

*Please Note: Due to COVID-19 disruptions, CSU campuses will use high school GPA, high school math GPA and high and college coursework in absence of standardized test results (CAASPP/EAP, ACT,SAT AP, IB and CLEP) to evaluate a student's placement in GE math/quantitative reasoning courses.


Multiple Measures

Assessment Tests
IB, and CLEP)

High school grades
and coursework

Placement GE B4 Math/QR: Algebra and Statistics
Disciplines, Non-STEM and Undecided Majors

Explore the four criteria's the CSU utilizes to place students in their first-year GE math course.

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