Info.sjsu.edu


SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

BS - Applied Mathematics

Concentration in Economics and Actuarial Science

San José State University -to- Folsom Lake College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

A grade of "C-" or better is required for courses being used to meet any requirement in this major, including courses in preparation for the major.

Preparation for the Major:

ECON 001A Principles of Economics: MacroeconomicsEcon 302 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 001B Principles of Economics: MicroeconomicsEcon 304 Principles of Microeconomics
Select one of the following courses:
CS 046A Introduction to ProgrammingCISP 400 Object Oriented Programming with C++ (*)
   OR
CISP 401 Object Oriented Programming with JAVA
   OR
CS 049C Programming in CNo Current Equivalent
   OR
CS 049J Programming in JavaNo Current Equivalent
   OR
MATH 050 Scientific Computing INo Current Equivalent

Lower Division Requirements of the Major:

MATH 030 Calculus IMath 400 Calculus I (*)
   OR
MATH 030P Calculus I with PrecalculusNo Current Equivalent
MATH 031 Calculus IIMath 401 Calculus II
MATH 032 Calculus IIIMath 402 Calculus III
MATH 042 Discrete MathematicsNo Current Equivalent

Additional Major Requirements:

MATH 129A Linear Algebra INo Current Equivalent
Note: Community college math courses articulated with SJSU's MATH 129A will meet course content requirements for the major but will not receive upper division credit.

WST Prerequisite:

Beginning Fall 2014 the prerequisite for the WST is the completion of the CSU GE A3 with a grade of C or better. All students are strongly encouraged to complete a second English composition course as part of their lower division GE prior to transferring to SJSU (either to meet CSU GE Area A3 or C2). In doing this students will be more prepared to pass the WST and 100W course at SJSU.
Once the following recommended course has been completed with a grade of C or better, students should contact our testing office: testing.sjsu.edu to register for the WST exam at SJSU (passing the WST prior to your first semester at SJSU will prevent delays in registration for upper division courses):
2nd English Composition/Critical Thinking Equivalent Transfer Course
any course approve for the IGETC Critical Thinking/Second semester English composition 1B area is highly recommended
COMM 315 Communication
   OR
PHIL 328 Critical Reasoning & Composition
or
ENGL 001B Composition 2ENGWR 301 College Composition and Literature
   OR
ENGWR 302 Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking

LDTP Approved Courses (*)

The following Folsom Lake College courses are approved for the following LDTP course descriptors shown on the right.
CISP 400Programming Concepts and Methodology I
Math 400Single Variable Calculus I
LDTP courses are acceptable "in lieu of" each other.
LDTP courses are not necessarily "equivalent" or "identical" in content.


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility. Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.

3. Second Semester English Composition highly recommended:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST and 100W course at SJSU. Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.

4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.