Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

Department Policies

Registration Restrictions

Students who have successfully completed (with a grade of C- or higher) any 100-level course are not permitted to take or repeat a prerequisite of such course without explicit permission from the Chair or Assistant Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. For example, a student who earned a grade of B in Math 161 is not permitted to register for Math 100, Math 117 or Math 118.

Prerequisite Policy

A student’s lack of appropriate course prerequisites constitutes grounds for withdrawal from the class at any time.

AP Course Credit Policies

Students may receive credit for the following courses if they earn an appropriate score on an Advanced Placement Test offered by the College Board.

AP Calculus

Credit for the AP Calculus exams will be awarded as follows:

  • 4–5 on AB Calculus Exam ⇒ credit for MATH 161;
  • 4–5 on BC Calculus Exam ⇒ credit for MATH 161 and Math 162;
  • 4–5 on AB portion of BC Calculus Exam ⇒ credit for MATH 161.

AP Statistics

A score of 4 or 5 results in credit for Stat 103.