They do have to take several classes that require mathematic thinking. The specific classes required vary by university, but they usually include two semesters of core math classes — typically college algebra and calculus — two semesters of economics classes and two semesters of accounting classes.

## Do you need to take math classes in college?

Both the UC and California State University require three years of high school math but **recommend four as part of the A-G courses** that students must take to be eligible for admission. Historically, that typically includes Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2, which often leads to Calculus.

## Can you avoid math in college?

**Only the math credits are excused**. Nearly all community colleges have math waivers or math substitution procedures and policies, but only 2 or 3 students per year graduate with a math waiver, according to Tomes. … “Most students who do all the good faith efforts to pass the courses they need to graduate,” Tomes said.

## Do you have to take math freshman year of college?

Depending on what degree you’ve chosen or even the direction you think you may be headed, you will most likely need math and science courses. It’s **advisable to take lower-level math and science courses** during your freshman year, as these are often prerequisites for more advanced courses.

## What math classes do you take in college?

**MATH Course Listing**

- Topics for Mathematical Literacy (MATH 105, 3 Credits) …
- College Algebra (MATH 107, 3 Credits) …
- Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry (MATH 108, 3 Credits) …
- Pre-Calculus (MATH 115, 3 Credits) …
- Calculus I (MATH 140, 4 Credits) …
- Calculus II (MATH 141, 4 Credits) …
- Calculus III (MATH 241, 4 Credits)

## What is the lowest math in college?

Short answer: **Algebra II**. Theses classes are the “lowest” math classes that you can receive credit for at most colleges, and these two classes are required for almost every major.

## What Major has no math?

**Here are popular majors that do not require studying math:**

- Foreign language. A foreign language major trains you to communicate fluently in a new language. …
- Music. …
- Education. …
- English literature. …
- Philosophy. …
- Communications. …
- Anthropology. …
- Graphic design.

## What is the easiest math course in college?

The easiest would be **Contemporary Mathematics**. This is usually a survey class taken by students not majoring in any science. The hardest is usually thought to be Calculus I.

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- Statistics (at any level)
- Calc I.
- Calc II.
- Differential equations.
- Linear algebra.

## What jobs require no math?

**Best-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require Math**

- Sonographer. Average Yearly Salary: $69,000. …
- College professor. Average Yearly Salary: $68,121. …
- Dental hygienist. Average Yearly Salary: $78,000. …
- Judge. Average Yearly Salary: $50,000. …
- Court reporter. Average Yearly Salary: $35,000.

## What math should a freshman in college take?

All else being equal, if you are an average freshman who doesn’t have Math problems, you should probably take **College Algebra**. It is the most transferable class that counts towards graduation. Most college require students to take three years of mathematics to graduate and recommend four years of study.

## How many classes do you take in college freshman year?

The normal full-time course load for a US college freshman is **at least 12 credit hours per semester**. However, that minimum load is not enough to enable the student to finish college in four years of two semesters each. To finish on schedule the student should take 15 credit hours per semester.