If you plan to take Calculus but aren't sure where you should start, use the chart below and the detailed Placement Guide to Calculus that follows to figure out which math course is right for you:

In high school I took… | Look at... |
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Algebra and Trigonometry but struggled and wouldn’t feel comfortable jumping into Calculus without a review. | Math 1150 |

Algebra and Trigonometry or a precalculus course and did pretty well. | Math 1210
See course description below |

Calculus I and/or scored a 3 or better on either the Advanced Placement Calculus AB exam or Calculus BC exam. | Math 1310 |

Calculus I and II (or one year of college Calculus) and/or scored a 4 or 5 on the BC Calculus Advanced Placement Exam. | Math 2210 |

If you still have questions, please e-mail our Calculus Coordinator, Prof. Albert Vitter or contact the Mathematics Department (504) 865-5727.

Mathematics Department, 424 Gibson Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5727 math@math.tulane.edu