Most Mathematics courses have prerequisites that are listed as part of the course description.  You can meet the prerequisite by taking the designated class or by achieving a certain score on the math placement test.  If it is unclear that you have met the prerequisite for the class in which you wish to enroll you might be blocked by the system.  For more information about how prerequisites work please visit us at the college website: 

To inquire about placement tests and the assessment process please visit us here:  You may also contact the Cañada College Counseling Office (located in Building 9, Room 139)  at (650) 306-3452) for assistance.

Course Listings

Number Course Title Units Transfer
MATH 110 Elementary Algebra 5 No
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra 5 No
MATH 125 Elementary Finite Mathematics 3 CSU/UC
MATH 130 Analytical Trigonometry 4 CSU
MATH 150 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 3 CSU/UC
MATH 190 Path to Statistics 6 No
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 CSU/UC
MATH 222 Pre-Calculus College Algebra/Trigonometry 5 CSU/UC
MATH 225 Path to Calculus 6 CSU/UC
MATH 241 Applied Calculus I 5 CSU/UC
MATH 243 Business Calculus II with Trigonometry 4 CSU/UC
MATH 251 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5 CSU/UC
MATH 252 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5 CSU/UC
MATH 253 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 5 CSU/UC
MATH 270 Linear Algebra 3 CSU/UC
MATH 275 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 CSU/UC
MATH 695 Independent Study 0.5 - 3 CSU
MATH 811 Pre-Algebra 3 No
MATH 818 Basic Mathematics for Health Science 1 No