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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT

Lower Division Requirements

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

## BA - Mathematics

### San José State University -to- Pasadena City 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 | |

## STAR Act (SB 1440): | ||

The Mathematics department accepts the AS-T in Mathematics for transfer into this major. We recommend transfer students complete the following courses, which are required for the Mathematics major at SJSU, as part of their AS-T in Mathematics. Students should take courses which clear the American Institution requirement and a second course in English composition as part of their CSU GE or IGETC requirements for the AS-T degree (doing so will increase greater choice in the 60 units of SJSU course work to be taken after transfer). | ||

## Second Course in English Composition: | ||

ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and Writing | ENGL 001C Intermediate Composition - Critical Thinking and ArgumentOR ENGL 001CH Honors Intermediate Composition-Critical Thinking and ArgumentOR PHIL 025 Introduction to Critical ThinkingOR PHSC 002 Scientific Method as Critical ThinkingOR ENGL 001B Reading and CompositionOR ENGL 001BH Honors Reading and Composition | |

or | ||

ENGL 001B Argument and Analysis | No Current Equivalent | |

## 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: | ||

PHYS 050 General Physics/Mechanics | PHYS 001A Physics for Scientists and Engineers I: MechanicsOR PHYS 008A Physics for Scientists and Engineers I: Mechanics | |

PHYS 051 General Physics/Electricity and Magnetism | PHYS 001C General PhysicsOR PHYS 008B Physics for Scientists and Engineers II: Waves, Electricity & Magnetism | |

OR | ||

PHYS 052 General Physics/Waves, Light, Heat | PHYS 001C General PhysicsAND Phys 001D General PhysicsOR PHYS 008C Physics for Scientists and Engineers III: Thermodynamics, Optics, & Modern Physics(Phys 001C & Phys 001D must be completed at the same institution) | |

## One course from the following: | ||

MATH 050 Scientific Computing I | No Current Equivalent | |

OR | ||

CS 046A Introduction to Programming | CS 003B Fundamentals of Computer Science (Java) | |

OR | ||

CS 049C Programming in C | No Current Equivalent | |

OR | ||

CS 049J Programming in Java | No Current Equivalent | |

## Lower Division Requirements of the Major: | ||

MATH 030 Calculus I | Math 005A Single Variable Calculus IOR MATH 005AH Honors Single Variable Calculus I | |

MATH 031 Calculus II | Math 005B Single Variable Calculus IIOR MATH 005BH Honors Single Variable Calculus II | |

MATH 032 Calculus III | Math 005C Multivariable CalculusOR MATH 005CH Honors Multivariable Calculus | |

MATH 039 Linear Algebra I | MATH 010 Linear Algebra and Applications | |

MATH 042 Discrete Mathematics | MATH 022 Discrete Mathematics |

### IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Admission to San Jose State is competitive in all majors. SJSU continues to have more qualified applicants than available new student spaces. Because of this, SJSU is an impacted campus with impacted programs. For the most current information regarding admission impaction at SJSU please visit our website SJSU Impaction Information page.

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 (except majors which have an approved CSU GE A3 waiver). 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. The lower division major courses for this major 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 may be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Some SJSU majors which meet GE requirements within the majors are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog. 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 Course in English Composition highly recommended:**

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) for the greatest success in passing the Writing Skills Test (WST) at SJSU. Complete this course with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU 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 U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.

**5. Graduation Requirement - Physical Education (PE):**

All undergraduate students who matriculate at SJSU are required to complete two units of physical education from Kinesiology/Dance activity courses, unless the major program has an approved PE waiver. Majors which have approved PE waivers are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog.

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