California State University
CSU Math Success Logo
  • Click here to print this page.
  • Click here to increase font size.
  • Click here to decrease font size.

Approved High School Courses for Conditionally Ready Students

Students designated as "Ready for CSU or participating CCC college-level mathematics courses - Conditional" can meet the ELM Requirement by taking an approved year-long math course in their senior year and getting a grade of C or better. The following high school courses have been approved:

  • Trigonometry and Math Analysis
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Physics

Other year-long courses have been approved as follows:

  • Algebra II is approved if the student's high school counselor deems it appropriate for a student to retake this course in their senior year.
  • Any other year-long high school math course with Algebra II as a prerequisite is approved.
  • Any course accepted by the CSU Mathematics Faculty Validation Committee prior to the student's senior year is approved.
    • The student's school must submit a course proposal to the committee for approval.
    • Counselors will have a list of any special courses previously approved for that school.

Specially Approved High School Courses

Any course not listed above that is approved by the CSU Mathematics Faculty Validation Committee will allow conditionally exempt students to meet the ELM Requirement. In order to gain approval, the counselor must submit a course proposal to the committee.

page divider