# CAS Calculus Information

Below are the prerequisites and placement policies for calculus courses. For more information about the courses, please refer to our undergraduate course descriptions.

**STUDENTS WHO WISH TO ENROLL IN MATH-UA 121 CALCULUS I, MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PREREQUISITES: **

- SAT score of 670 or higher on mathematics portion
**March 2016 to today** - SAT score of 650 or higher on mathematics portion
**before March 2016 (2016, 2015, 2014, etc.)** - SAT subject test in mathematics (Level 1 or Level 2) score of 650 or greater
- ACT/ACTE Math score of 30 or higher
- AB score of 3 or higher
- BC score of 3 or higher
- A-Level Maths score of C or higher (anyone who took Further Maths should contact the math department as it varies depending on the exam board)
- AS-Level Maths score of B or higher
- Completion of NYU's Algebra, Trigonometry, and Functions (MATH-UA 009) with a grade of C or higher
- Placement Test

**IB Prerequisites for MATH-UA 121 Calculus I 2021 - 2027**

- IB Analysis and Approaches HL score of 5
- IB Applications and Interpretations HL score of 5
- IB Analysis and Approaches SL score of 7

**IB Prerequisites for MATH-UA 121 Calculus I 2014 - 2020**

- IB Mathematics HL score of 5
- IB Mathematics SL score of 6 or higher
- IB Mathematical Studies SL score of 7

**STUDENTS WHO WISH TO ENROLL IN MATH-UA 122 CALCULUS II, MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PREREQUISITES: **

- MATH-UA 121 Calculus I with a C or better
- AB score of 4 or higher
- BC score of 4 or higher
- A-level Maths score of B or higher (anyone who took Further Maths should contact the math department as it varies depending on the exam board)

**IB Prerequisites for MATH-UA 122 Calculus II 2021 - 2027**

- IB Analysis and Approaches HL score of 6
- IB Applications and Interpretations HL score of 6

**IB Prerequisites for MATH-UA 122 Calculus II 2014 - 2020**

- IB Mathematics HL score of 6 or higher (no Topic 9)

**STUDENTS WHO WISH TO ENROLL IN MATH-UA 123 CALCULUS III, MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PREREQUISITES: **

- MATH-UA 122 Calculus II with a C or higher
- BC score of 5
- SEAB A-Level H-2 score of B or higher
- Certain A-Level Further Maths Exams with score of B or higher (anyone who took Further Maths should contact the math department as it varies depending on the exam board)

**IB Prerequisites for MATH-UA 123 Calculus III 2021 - 2027**

- IB Analysis and Approaches HL score of 7

**IB Prerequisites for MATH-UA 123 Calculus III 2014 - 2020**

- IB Mathematics HL score of 6 or higher (with Topic 9)
- IB Further Mathematics HL score of 6 or higher

### CAS Bulletin Guide to Advanced Placement Credit

Students who receive a 4 or better on the AB test will receive 4 points of credit for MATH-UA 121 Calculus I. Students who receive a 4 on the BC will receive 4 points of credit for MATH-UA 121 Calculus I; those who received a 5 on the BC will receive 8 point of credit for MATH-UA 121 Calculus I and MATH-UA 122 Calculus II.

If you received AP credits for a calculus course, and you register for the same course, you will forfeit your AP credits.

**These guidelines are for students enrolled in CAS. For all other schools please check with your advisor.