FASET and Incoming Students

The new student orientation program for freshman and transfer students and their parent(s), guardian(s) or guest(s) is referred to as FASET which stands for:

  • Familiarization and
  • Adaptation to the
  • Surroundings and
  • Environs of
  • Tech

The FASET website offers a host of information for the incoming freshman class.

Information for Incoming Fall Freshmen

Frequently asked questions regarding registration.

Which MATH course should I take?

New Math Core (from Fall 2015).

See the AP Credit credit chart.

Flow chart describing textbook choices for Fall 2018.

Tech PrEP

Tech Prep is offered Summer 2018 and is run through Center for Academic Success (CAS). In collaboration with the School of Mathematics and Residence Life's Freshman Experience Program, the Center for Academic Success coordinates the Tech Pre-Calculus Enrichment Program (Tech PrEP). This non-credit, residential program reviews fundamental pre-calculus and calculus concepts as well as introduces strategies critical for academic success in calculus and other first-year courses. Students enrolling in either MATH 1551 (Differential Calculus) or MATH 1552 (Integral Calculus) or MATH 1712 (Survey of Calculus) are encouraged to register. Tech PrEP is designed to be an active, social, and relaxed environment with the overall goal of giving new students a head start on their success at Tech.

MATH 1564 Information

MATH 1564, Linear Algebra with Abstract Vector Spaces is by invitation only. Permits will be issued to selected students. Application form.

Optional Advanced Placement Mathematics Examinations

The Optional Advanced Placement Exam will allow students to test out of MATH 1113, MATH 1551, MATH 1552 or MATH 1553. Details and application.

See the AP Credit credit chart.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Transfer credit information on the Transfer Equivalency Catalog, transfer credit evaluation policies, information on how to request transfer credit evaluations, and more. 

Mathematics Course Equivalencies

Course equivalencies between the Old Math Core and the New Math Core Fall 2015 and information on transfer credit courses such as MATH 1X51, 1X52, 1X53, 2X51, 2X52, MATH 15X1, 15X2, 1522, 17X1, 17X2, 24X1, or 24X3, etc.

Honors Courses

The School of Mathematics offers honors courses for freshmen and continuing students. Continue here.