UW-River Falls Mathematics Requirements

 The Mathematics General Education requirement at UW-River Falls can be met in one of the following ways:

1) A standard score of 23 or better on the ACT mathematics subtest

2) A score of 650 or better on the AB portion of the UW System Mathematics Placement Test

3) A score of 550 or better on the BC portion of the UW System Mathematics Placement Test

4) Completing Mathematics 126, Activities in Mathematics, or higher numbered mathematics courses

5) Completing Psychology 201, Behavioral Statistics

6) Completing Economics 205, Quantitative Analysis in Economics and Business

Certain academic programs at UW-River Falls require mathematics course work beyond that of General Education. Depending on a student's background, additional high school or college mathematics course work may be needed to complete General Education requirements or to fulfill the requirements of an individual academic program.

The Mathematics requirements for individual academic programs at UW-River Falls are given below. Students who are considering enrolling at UW-River Falls should use the "Levels" chart that follows to identify their mathematics background in terms of UW-River Falls mathematics courses. Students interested in a particular academic program who determine their "level" of preparation to be deficient are urged to consider taking additional mathematics course work at the secondary level.

uw-river falls math course sequence chart

UW-River Falls Mathematics Course Sequence

Major
Required Mathematics Courses

Pre-Engineering

Math 166(Calculus I), Math 167(Calculus II) & Math 266 (Calculus III),  Math 256 (Linear Alg.) ,  Math 331 (Differential Equations)

Pre-Law

 

Pre-Med

Math 146 (College Algebra),  Math 147  (Trig.), Math 166 (Calculus I)

Pre-Optometry

Math 146 (College Algebra),  Math 147  (Trig.), Math 166 (Calculus I), Math 167(Calculus II)

Pre-Pharmacy

Math 166(Calculus I) & Math 167(Calculus II)

Pre-Vet

Math 146 (College Algebra),  Math 147  (Trig.)

 

 

Accounting

Math 226 (Fundamentals of Statistics)

Ag Business

Math 156 (Calculus for Business)  or Math 166 (Calculus I)

Ag Education

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Ag. Engineering

Business Calculus or Calculus I

Ag. Studies

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Agronomy

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Animal Science

Math 146 (College Algebra),  Math 147  (Trig.)

Anthropology

 

Art

 

Biology

Math 147 (Trig ) Plus one of the following:  Math 216 (El. Stats),  Math 226 (Fund. Of Stats), or Math 326 (Applied Stats)

Biotechnology

 

Business Admin

Math 156 (Calculus for Business)  or Math 166 (Calculus I)

Chemistry

Math 166 (Calculus I),  Math 167 (Calculus II) , Math 266 (Calculus  III)

Chem. Engineering

Math 166 (Calculus I),  Math 167 (Calculus II) , Math 266 (Calculus  III), Math 256 (Linear Alg.), Math 331 (Differential Equations)

Coaching

 

Communicative Disorders

 

Comp. Sci. & Info. Sys.

Math 156 (Business Calculus) or Math 166 (Calculus I), Math 236 (Discrete)

Conservation

Math 226 (Fundamentals of Statistics)

Criminal Justice

 

Crops and Soils

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Dairy Science

Math 146 (College Algebra) and Math 147 (Trig)

Dance Education

 

Early Childhood

 

Earth Science

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Economics

Math 226 (Fundamentals of Statistics)

Elementary Ed.

Math for the Elementary I & II

English

 

Environmental Science

Math 166 (Calculus I)

Ethnic Studies

 

Farm Management

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Food Science & Technology

Math 146 (College Algebra)& Math 167 (Trig) or Math 166 (Calculus I)

Geography

 

Geography – Broad Field
               Social Sciences

 

Geology

Math 166 (Calculus I)

Health & Human Perform.

 

History

 

Horticulture

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Hydrogeology

 

International STudies

 

Journalism

 

Land Use Planning

Directed Electives:  Math 156 (Business Calculus), Math 216 (El. Stats.), Math 226 (Fund. Of Stats), Math 326 (App. Stats.)

Language Arts/reading

 

Marketing Comm.

 

Mass Communication

 

Mathematics

36 credits in Math

Music

 

Musical Theater

 

Outdoor Education

 

Philosophy

 

Physics

Math 166 (Calculus I) & Math 167 (Calculus II), Math 331 (Differential Equations)

Political Science

 

Pro. & Org. Communication

 

Pro. Writting

 

Psychology

 

Science, Broad Area

 

Science, General

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Science, General

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Social Science

 

Social Science – Broad Field

 

Social Work

 

Sociology

 

Soil Science

Math 146 (College Algebra)

Speech Communication & Theater Arts

 

Theater

 

Women’s Studies

 

 

 

 

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