- Pre-Nursing (PRNS)
**Advising for Pre-Nursing****Placement Level or ALEKS PPL Assessment****GE B4 Math/QR Required First Year****Additional Placement Advising**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-100

**MATH 105**Introduction to StatisticsGE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics &**MATH 005L**Foundational MATH B*Enrollment in CHEM 107 or CHEM 111 requires GE Mathematics/ Quantitative Reasoning Ready**GE Math with Support must be completed prior to enrollment*^If your GE B4 credit is different from what is required in your major, you may still need to complete the requirement. Consult with your major advisor for further assistance and course substitution requests.

*If your ALEKS PPL assessment is below 45, you are strongly encouraged to continue studying and consider reassessing before starting your MATH course.

- Nutrition & Food Sciences (NUFS)^If your GE B4 credit is different from what is required in your major, you may still need to complete the requirement. Consult with your major advisor for further assistance and course substitution requests.
**Advising for Nutrition & Food Sciences: All Options****Placement Level or ALEKS PPL Assessment****GE B4 Math/QR Required First Year****Additional Placement Advising**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-100 **MATH 105**Introduction to StatisticsGE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics &**MATH 005L**Foundational MATH B*Enrollment in CHEM 107 requires GE Mathematics/ Quantitative Reasoning Ready**GE Math with Support must be completed prior to enrollment**If your ALEKS PPL assessment is below 45, you are strongly encouraged to continue studying and consider reassessing before starting your MATH course.

# Advising for College of Natural Sciences

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**GE B4 advising**based on placement level or ALEKS PPL results and review**first year course options**to learn more. - You should always confirm requirements and degree planning with the University Catalog, academic advisors, and campus e-advising tools.
- Reminder: first-year students are required to take math/quantitative reasoning and written communication course(s) within their first year (GE Area A2 & B4 if not already completed; per Executive Order 1110 ensured by the CSU Chancellor's Office).

## Advising for College of Natural Sciences (NS)

## Advising for College of Natural Sciences: STEM

- Biochemistry (BCHEM)
**Advising for Biochemistry****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100 **MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111***MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II**MATH 220**Analytic Geometry & Calculus III*Math Complete*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75 **MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II**MATH 220**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIIGE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60 **MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*Third Year:***MATH 220**GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry** See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119, take

**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120, take

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*Third Year:***MATH 121**or**MATH 220**^If your GE B4 credit is different from what is required in your major, you may still need to complete the requirement. Consult with your major advisor for further assistance and course substitution requests.

*If your ALEKS PPL assessment is below 45, you are strongly encouraged to continue studying in ALEKS PPL and consider reassessing before starting the course.

**If you earn below a B- in MATH 116+016L and/or MATH 118, take MATH 119. If you earn a B- or higher in both 116+016L and 118, that course combination can substitute for MATH 119, and you can move forward to 120.

- Biological Sciences: All Options (BIOL)
**Advising for Biological Sciences: All Options+****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester***Calculus Route (BS)+*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111***MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*Calculus Route (BS)+*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75

**MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*Third Year:***MATH 315***Calculus Route (BS)+*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL PPL 46-60

**MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*Third Year:***MATH 315***Calculus Route (BS)+*GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45*

**MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry** See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119,

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*Third Year:***MATH 315***Statistics Route (BS)+*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-100

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics*CHEM 111***MATH 130**Introduction to R**MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*Statistics Route (BS)+*GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45*

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics &**005L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 130**Introduction to R*CHEM 111***MATH 315**Applied Statistical MethodsBachelor of Arts in Biology (BA)

GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-100

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics*CHEM 111*Bachelor of Arts in Biology (BA)

GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45*

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics &**005L**Foundational MATH B*CHEM 111*^If your GE B4 credit is different from what is required in your major, you may still need to complete the requirement. Consult with your major advisor for further assistance and course substitution requests.

*If your ALEKS PPL assessment is below 45, you are strongly encouraged to continue studying in ALEKS PPL and consider reassessing before starting the course.

**If you earn below a B- in MATH 116+016L and/or MATH 118, take MATH 119. If you earn a B- or higher in both 116+016L and 118, that course combination can substitute for MATH 119, and you can move forward to 109 or 120.

+You should meet with your major advisor to determine the appropriate math pathway based on your interests, skillsets, degree pathway, and future goals.

- Chemistry (CHEM)
**Advising for Chemistry****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100 **MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111***MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*PHYS 204A+***MATH 220**Analytic Geometry & Calculus III*Math Complete*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75 **MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*PHYS 204A+***MATH 220**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIIGE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60 **MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*PHYS 204A+**Third Year:***MATH 220**GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry** See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119,

**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120, take

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*If 121, PHYS 204A**Third Year:***MATH 121**or**MATH 220***PHYS 204A**If your ALEKS PPL assessment is below 45, you are strongly encouraged to continue studying in ALEKS PPL and consider reassessing before starting the course.

**If you earn below a B- in MATH 116+016L and/or MATH 118, take MATH 119. If you earn a B- or higher in both 116+016L and 118, that course combination can substitute for MATH 119, and you can move forward to 120.

+If you are pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry, you will take PHYS 204A, 204B, 204C. If you are pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Chemistry, you will take either PHYS 202A & PHYS 202B or PHYS 204A, PHYS 204B & PHYS 204C. Note: PHYS 204A requires MATH 121 as a corequisite or prerequisite. PHYS 204A is a prerequisite to PHYS 204B or PHYS 204C.

- Environmental Science: All Options (ENSC)
**Advising for Environmental Science: All Options****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111***MATH 315**Applied Statistical MethodsGE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75

**MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 315**Applied Statistical MethodsGE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60 **MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 315**Applied Statistical MethodsGE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry** See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119, take

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120, take

**MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*Third Year:***MATH 315****If you earn below a B- in MATH 116+016L and/or MATH 118, take MATH 119. If you earn a B- or higher in both 116+016L and 118, that course combination can substitute for MATH 119, and you can move forward to 109 or 120.

^Environmental Science requires students to choose from PHYS 202A & PHYS 202B or two of the following: PHYS 204A & 204B or 204C. Note: PHYS 204A requires MATH 121 as a corequisite or prerequisite. After completing PHYS 204A, you can choose either PHYS 204B or PHYS 204C.

- Geology (GEOL)
**Advising for Geology****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100 **MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111*If 120, take

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIIf 109, take

**MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*If 109, take PHYS 202A**If 120, recommend PHYS 204A*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75 **MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120, take

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIIf 109, take

**MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*If 109, take PHYS 202A**If 120, recommend PHYS 204A*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60 **MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120, take

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIIf 109, take

**MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*If 109, take PHYS 202A**If 120, recommend PHYS 204A*GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry** See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119,

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120, take

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIIf 109, take

**MATH 315**Applied Statistical Methods*If 109 or 120, take PHYS 202A**If 121, recommend PHYS 204A***If you earn below a B- in MATH 116+016L and/or MATH 118, take MATH 119. If you earn a B- or higher in both 116+016L and 118, that course combination can substitute for MATH 119, and you can move forward to 109 or 120.

^Geology requires students to choose from MATH 109 or 120 as well as PHYS 202A and 204A. If you take MATH 109, proceed to MATH 315 and PHYS 202A. If you take MATH 120, proceed to MATH 121 and PHYS 204A. Note: PHYS 204A requires MATH 121 as a corequisite or prerequisite.

- Geosciences (GEOS)
**Advising for Geosciences****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100 **MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111*If 109, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics*PHYS 202A*If 120, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics or**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*If 121, PHYS 204A**Math Complete**If 105 or 109, PHYS 202A**If 121, rec PHYS 204A**Math Complete*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75 **MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 109, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics*If 109 or 105, PHYS 202A*If 120, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics or**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*If 121, PHYS 204A**Math Complete*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60 **MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*If 109, PHYS 202A**If 120, rec PHYS 202A o**r wait to take MATH 121 and PHYS 204A concurrently*If 109, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics*PHYS 202A*If 120, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics or**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*If 105, take PHYS 202A or B (if A is complete)**If 121, rec PHYS 204A*GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry**See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

*If 109 or 119, PHYS 202A**If 120, rec PHYS 202A o**r wait to take MATH 121 and PHYS 204A concurrently*If 119,

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 109, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to StatisticsIf 120, take

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics or**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II^*If 105 or 109, PHYS 202A or B (if A is complete)**If 120, rec PHYS 202A**If 121, rec PHYS 204A*^Geosciences requires students to choose from MATH 109 or 120 and MATH 105 or 121 and between the PHYS 202A and 204A pathway. If you take MATH 109, proceed to MATH 105 and PHYS 202A. If you take MATH 120, choose from three options: 1. Proceed with MATH 105, PHYS 202A and PHYS 202B. 2. Proceed to MATH 121, PHYS 202A and PHYS 202B Or, 3. Proceed to MATH 121, PHYS 204A and PHYS 204B or C. Note: PHYS 204A requires MATH 121 as a corequisite or prerequisite. After completing PHYS 204A, you can choose either PHYS 204B or PHYS 204C. You should consult with your major advisor to review the math and physics pathway as it relates to your interests, course options, skills needed, and future ambitions.

- Mathematics: All Options (MATH)
**Advising for Mathematics: All Options****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100 **MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CSCI 111***MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II**MATH 235**Elementary Linear Algebra**MATH 220**Analytic Geometry & Calculus III*+Advising Note*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75 **MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CSCI 111***MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II**MATH 235**Elementary Linear Algebra*+Advising Note*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60 **MATH 118**Trigonometry**MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CSCI 111***MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*Third Year+:***MATH 235, MATH 220**GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry** See Advising Note

**M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119,

**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120,

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*CSCI 111**Third Year+:***MATH 121, 235, 220****If you earn below a B- in MATH 116+016L and/or MATH 118, take MATH 119. If you earn a B- or higher in both 116+016L and 118, that course combination can substitute for MATH 119, and you can move forward to 120.

+Certain MATH Options require MATH 260 Differential Equations that can be taken after MATH 121 is complete.

- Microbiology: All Options (MBIO)
**Advising for Microbiology: All Options****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester***Calculus Route (BS)*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 76-100

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111**Calculus Route (BS)*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75

**MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*Calculus Route (BS)*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60

**MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*Calculus Route (BS)*GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45*

**MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry** See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119,

**MATH 109**Survey of Calculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*Statistics Route*GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-100

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics*CHEM 111***MATH 130**Introduction to R*Statistics Route*GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45*

**MATH 105**Introduction to Statistics &**MATH 005L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 130**Introduction to R*CHEM 111*+You should meet with your major advisor to determine the appropriate math pathway based on your interests, skillsets, degree pathway, and future goals.

- Natural Sciences (NSCI)
**Advising for Natural Sciences****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-100 **MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 107 or CHEM 111**Math Complete**Math Complete**Math Complete*GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 107 or CHEM 111**Math Complete**Math Complete* - Physics (PHYS)
**Advising for Physics: All Options****Placement Level or****ALEKS PPL Assessment****First Semester****Second Semester****Third Semester****Fourth Semester**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 76-100 **MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I*CHEM 111***MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*PHYS 204A***MATH 220**Analytic Geometry & Calculus III**MATH 260**Differential EquationsGE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready &/or ALEKS PPL 61-75 **MATH 119**Precalculus*CHEM 111***MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*PHYS 204A***MATH 220**Analytic Geometry & Calculus III*Third Year:***MATH****260**GE B4 Fulfilled^ or GE B4 Ready or ALEKS PPL 46-60 **MATH 118**Trigonometry*CHEM 111***MATH 119**Precalculus**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*PHYS 204A**Third Year:***MATH 220**,**MATH****260**GE B4 Ready with Support or ALEKS PPL 1-45* **MATH 116**College Algebra &**MATH 016L**Foundational MATH B**MATH 118**Trigonometry**See Advising Note

*CHEM 111***M****ATH 119**Precalculus or**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus I** See Advising Note

If 119,

**MATH 120**Analytic Geometry & Calculus IIf 120,

**MATH 121**Analytic Geometry & Calculus II*If 121, PHYS 204A**Third Year: MATH 121,***MATH 220**,**MATH****260,**PHYS 204A+The PHYS: General option requires BIOL 161, BIOL 162, and ERTH 102. BIOL 162 requires CHEM 111 as a prerequisite.