Mathematics Department

Math Department LogoMathematics and related subjects play important dual roles in our culture. On the one hand, mathematics is a study in its own right; on the other hand it is an indispensable tool for expressing and understanding ideas in the sciences, engineering, and an increasing number of other fields.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities for persons with training in mathematics have been expanding in recent years. The courses offered in Foothill College's Department of Mathematics are designed to develop the skills and competencies that not only support the skill areas needed in engineering, physical and biological sciences, but also satisfy the necessary course requirements for the first two years of the baccalaureate program.

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Foothill College Math Sequence

Not sure what your next math class should be? Download a pdf our our Math Hierarchy
Questions about transferable math courses can be answered by our Counseling Department.

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Liberal Arts or Social Science Majors:
Take a look at Foothill's new Statway™ Program!

Foothill is participating in an exciting program that allows students who are Liberal Arts or Social Science majors to move through elementary algebra to complete a transferable Statistics course in two quarters!

Learn More About Statway

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Think You're Not a Math Person?
Foothill's Award-Winning Math My Way Is Your Solution!

Learn More About Math My Way

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You have completed Intermediate Algebra and need a college level Math Class for College Transfer? Tried (or don't need, or don't want) to take Statistics?
Enroll in Math 44, Math for the Liberal Arts

Learn More About Math 44

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