## Information for CR Math Students on Placement, Options, and Courses Offered

The CR Math Department webpage has links to lots of information about the CR Math Department and about Math Courses:

A: If you think you should have been placed into a higher-level algebra or pre-calculus level ... Contact a Counselor or an Academic Advisor immediately. There are other things that can be taken into consideration -- you placement need not be determined based on the "placement test" alone.

A: If you want to review, . . . you're in luck! Here are two options offered at CR:

A: You can try a Practice Placement Test.

A: Information about Math Courses can be found at: https://www.redwoods.edu/math/Math-Course-Details

A: For students interested in Math or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), here are some options:

A: The answer most likely depends on your long-term goal. Start by finding your path on this *PATHWAYS* chart. Feel free to consult with any math faculty or with Dr. Bazard, the Division Dean (contact information at lower left).

A: There is a "two-year schedule" of major science classes and higher math courses created to assist students in future planning. Use the link at the lower-right on this page for the most up-to-date version available.

A: The CR Math Department has free, online textbooks for Prealgebra, Elementary Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra. They can be found here: https://www.redwoods.edu/math/Free-Math-Textbooks

A: The CR Math Department webpage has links to lots of information about the CR Math Department and about Math Courses: https://www.redwoods.edu/math/

A: The best answer would depend on what you want to know. You can start here: https://www.redwoods.edu/

If you are not yet a CR student, this page will help you get started: https://www.redwoods.edu/admissions/GetStarted

*Frequently Asked Questions:***Q on**__: I__*Placement***just get "placed" into a specific Math Level and would like to know what my options are?**A: If you think you should have been placed into a higher-level algebra or pre-calculus level ... Contact a Counselor or an Academic Advisor immediately. There are other things that can be taken into consideration -- you placement need not be determined based on the "placement test" alone.

**Q on**__: I really think I should review before taking the placement test. Can you help me?__*Math Review*A: If you want to review, . . . you're in luck! Here are two options offered at CR:

- You can review on your own, at any time, using the "Math Jam" Algebra Review website, created by faculty in the CR Math Department. Or,
- You can take a quickie review course. You can register in WebAdvisor. Courses offered may include Math 301 "Prealgebra Review," Math 302 "Elementary Algebra Review," Math 303 "Intermediate Algebra Review," and/or Math 150 "Precalculus Review." Check WebAdvisor for current offerings.

**Q on**__: I don't need an entire Algebra Review website, but I'm not sure if I'm ready to take the placement test. How can I figure out if I'm ready?__*Readiness*A: You can try a Practice Placement Test.

**Q on***: Where can I see a list of all CR Math Courses?*__Courses__A: Information about Math Courses can be found at: https://www.redwoods.edu/math/Math-Course-Details

**Q on***: What degrees are available in mathematics at CR?*__Degrees__A: For students interested in Math or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), here are some options:

- Associate of Science in Mathematics for Transfer (this is part of the "Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)" program with the CSU system, also called a "Degree with a Guarantee")
- Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts: Mathematics

**Q on**__: I am at ______ level now. Which classes do I need before I can take ____?__*Course Sequence*A: The answer most likely depends on your long-term goal. Start by finding your path on this *PATHWAYS* chart. Feel free to consult with any math faculty or with Dr. Bazard, the Division Dean (contact information at lower left).

**Q on***: How can I find out which courses will be offered next semester? How about next year?*__Future Planning__A: There is a "two-year schedule" of major science classes and higher math courses created to assist students in future planning. Use the link at the lower-right on this page for the most up-to-date version available.

**Q on**__:__*Textbooks***I have heard that the textbook for my class is online -- where can I find that?**A: The CR Math Department has free, online textbooks for Prealgebra, Elementary Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra. They can be found here: https://www.redwoods.edu/math/Free-Math-Textbooks

**Q on**__: How can I get more information about CR Math classes?__*More Math Info*A: The CR Math Department webpage has links to lots of information about the CR Math Department and about Math Courses: https://www.redwoods.edu/math/

**Q on**__: Where can I get more information about College of the Redwoods?__*More CR Info*A: The best answer would depend on what you want to know. You can start here: https://www.redwoods.edu/

If you are not yet a CR student, this page will help you get started: https://www.redwoods.edu/admissions/GetStarted