Mathematics & Statistics

Minimum Math Requirements for Degree Programs

The following lists indicate the minimum required course to meet the university mathematics requirement for a particular degree program. Some degrees, particularly those that require MA116, require completion of additional math courses.

Please discuss your career plans with your academic major advisor as some post-graduate programs have mathematics requirements in addition to those needed to earn a WU undergraduate degree. Your advisor can best indicate which mathematics course is best for your goals.

Degrees in these programs require MA112 or higher

Anthropology (except Forensic)
Art
Communication Studies
Criminal Justice
Elementary Ed
English
Health Information Services
Health Services Administration
History
Human Services
Kinesiology (BEd)
Modern Languages
Music
Mass Media
Medical Imaging
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology Degree
Political Science
Public Administration
Respiratory Therapy
Social Work
Sociology
Technology Administration

Degrees in these programs require MA116 or higher

Biology
Business
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Science
Forensic Anthropology
Kinesiology (BA or BS)
Mathematics / Statistics
Nursing
Physics & Engineering
Radiologic Technology

NOTE: An ACT Math score of at least 22, a grade of C or better in MA104 or an appropriate COMPASS score is required to take MA112 or MA116.