Description of courses taught by the
Description of courses taught by the Department of Mathematics at the
College of Staten Island.
1 Non-credit math courses
These three courses are designed to cover material from the
traditional high-school curriculum. Initial placement into these courses is
determined by a placement exam. This exam also determines CUNY math
proficiency. A student can be CUNY math proficient, but still place
into one of these courses.
2 General education offerings
The College of Staten Island has general education requirements that
have, among many others, a math component. The following courses are
designed to satisfy this requirement for non-science majors. They are
not intended as courses to prepare for the next level of study in
mathematics. Most other 100-level math courses also satisfy this
3 Service courses
These courses are taught by the math class, but intended as a service
for students intending to major in other disciplines.
4 Pre-major math track
These courses are considered pre-major math course for math majors. They
also are essential for non-math majors pursuing a degree in the
sciences or perhaps business.
The math major also has a computer requirement that may be satisfied
by taking MTH 214 or
5 Required 300+ level math courses for math majors
The math major requires 5 non-elective, 300-level math courses.
6 Elective math courses
The math major also requires four 300-400 level courses to be chosen
from the following list.
6.1 300-level courses