## What is math 140?

Math 140 is a first course in calculus for science and engineering students. What happens if a student doesn’t place into the course that they need for their course of study? A student may retake the placement test to improve a placement.

**What is credit credit for math 140?**

Credit will be granted for only one of the following: MATH 140 or MATH 136 or MATH 120. Permission of the department based on 3 1/2 years of college preparatory mathematics (including trigonometry) and either a satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination or completion of Math 115 with a grade of C or better.

### Should I take math 107 or math 140 first?

Since Math 107 is not a preparation for Math 140, the student has several options, including the following: study independently over the summer and retake the placement test; take Math 003, followed by Math 115 and then Math 140; or take Math 015 and then Math 140.

**Where is the UMD math department located?**

College Park, MD 20742-4015 P: 301.405.5047 | F: 301.314.0827 Give to the Math Department UMD_CMNS_Math_P1_CMYK_W