**Calculus Prerequisites and Advanced
Placement**

Here are the prerequisites and placement policies for calculus courses. For more information about the courses, please consult our Course Descriptions page.

For information about Honors Calculus I,II, see the separate Honors Calculus Information page.

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

**Prerequisites for students who matriculated to NYU Fall 2012 or Later**

- a. SAT score of 650 or higher on mathematics portion
- b. SAT subject test in mathematics (Level 1 or Level 2)
score of 650 or greater

- c. ACT/ACTE Math score of 30 or higher
- d. AB 3 or higher
- e. BC 3 or higher
- f. 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)
- g. AS-Level Maths score of B or higher
- h. IB HL score of 5 or higher
- i. IB SL score of 6 or higher
- j. Completion of NYU's Algebra and Calculus (MATH-UA 009) with a grade of C or higher
- k. Placement
Test

** Prerequisites for students who matriculated to NYU
Before Fall 2012**

- a. SAT score of 750 or higher on mathematics portion
- b. ACT/ACTE Math score of 34 or higher
- c. AB 4 or higher
- d. BC 3 or higher
- e. Completion of Algebra and Calculus (MATH-UA 009) with a grade of C or higher
- f. Placement Test

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

**Prerequisites for students who matriculated to NYU Fall 2012 or Later**

- a. MATH-UA 121 Calculus I with a C or better.
- b. AB 4 or higher
- c. BC 4 or higher.
- d. 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)
- e. IB HL of 6 or higher
- f. Placement
Test

**Prerequisites for students who matriculated to NYU Before Fall 2012**

- a. MATH-UA 121 Calculus I with a C or better.
- b. BC of 4 or higher
- c. Placement Test

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

**Prerequisites for students who matriculated to NYU Fall
2012 or later **

- a. MATH-UA 122 Calculus II with a C or higher
- b. BC score of 5
- c. GCE A-Level H-2 Version with an A or B

- d. Placement Test

**Prerequisites for students who matriculated to NYU before Fall 2012**

- a. MATH-UA 122 Calculus II with a C or higher
- c. Placement Test

__ 2008-2009
Guide to Advanced Placement Credit__

Students who receive a 4 or better on the AB test will receive
4 points of credit for Calculus I, MATH-UA 121. Students who
receive a 4 on the BC will receive 4 points of credit for
Calculus I, MATH-UA 121; those who received a 5 on the BC will
receive 8 point of credit for Calculus I, MATH-UA 121, and
Calculus II, MATH-UA 122. Please note, all students who
wish to take Calculus III must receive a C or better in
Calculus II or take a placement exam. __2008-2009 Guide to Advanced Placement Credit__

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