Math Requirements

Overview

All GMU students are required to take at least one math course in order to fulfill university-wide degree requirements (Mason Core). Each major has different math requirement(s). Some courses require students to pass Math Placement Test prior to registration. For the majors available in Mason Korea, these are the required math courses:

  • BA Economics: MATH 108 or MATH 113
  • BS Economics: MATH 113 and MATH 114
  • BS Business: MATH 108 (MATH 113 can be substituted for MATH 108)
  • BA Global Affairs: Usually Global Affairs students will take MATH 106, but any of the following other courses will suffice: MATH 108, 110, 111, 113, 115, 124, 125, STAT 250, CDS 292, SOCI 313, HNRT 125
  • BS & BA Conflict Analysis and Resolution: Usually Conflict Analysis and Resolution students will take MATH 106, but any of the following other courses will suffice: MATH 108, 110, 111, 113, 115, 124, 125, STAT 250, CDS 292, SOCI 313, HNRT 125
  • BFA Computer Game Design: MATH 113
For Required Course * Prerequisite Test Score
BUS BS
ECON BA
MATH 108 Algebra I: 13 / 18

GAME BFA
ECON BS
CDS BS

MATH 113** Algebra I: 13 / 18
Algebra II: 7 /10
Transcendentals: 7 /10
CONF BA & BS
GLOA BA
MATH 106 or
CDS 292
No test sore required

* Courses listed in the table above are minimum sufficient courses for each major. A higher-level math course can substitute for a lower level math course. Students who wish to take the higher-level math course must take additional placement tests.

** Students who have completed MATH 113 with a grade of C or better may enroll in MATH 114.

 

Math Placement Test

"Special Policy for the Spring 21"

For the Spring 2021 semester, the Math Department is waiving the prerequisites for Math 105, Math 108, and Math 125. If you need to enroll in either of these courses, please fill out the Course Registration Override Request so an override can be issued.

Students who want to register for MATH 113 must take the Math Placement Test on campus. Please send an email to mkaa@gmu.edu to register for the test.

 

Online Algebra Program

This Algebra Program prepares students for MATH 105 or MATH 108 and is offered in an online environment. Students will not receive college credit for this program. Please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at mkaa@gmu.edu to register for MATH 008.

After enrolling in the Algebra Program, MATH 008 will appear on your course list in the Blackboard. Once you have MATH 008 in your Blackboard, you can start working on the program right away. Students will be asked to solve a series of problem sets online. Students have up to 6 months to complete the program. Please check out the course site in your Blackboard to get started.

 

Registration Fee

The non-refundable registration fee for MATH 008 is USD 60. After being enrolled, you will receive a separate invoice with payment instructions to your MasonLive email from the Student Account office.

In addition, students need to purchase access to online course material that costs approximately USD 75. Please refer to the course blackboard for more details.

All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and subject to changes.

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