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Questions for IGETC Section 2 (math)

GRstudent94GRstudent94 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
Hello I am trying to apply for anthropology / sociology for the fall 2018.

I will be completing 60 units by the fall 2017 (all major courses and IGETC (EXCEPT MATH).

I currently have about 3.91 GPA and I am aiming for USC , UCLA, UCB.

I'm planning to take the area 2 math course in 2018 spring since I'm not really confident in Math and I am already taking 16 units in 2017 fall.

Will this highly impact my admission for those schools?

Thank you.

Replies to: Questions for IGETC Section 2 (math)

  • Ohm888Ohm888 Registered User Posts: 796 Member
    edited August 31
    You should really try for it in fall unless you have intermediate algebra with a letter grade. That was my situation. Even though Int Alg is not transferable they told me they liked seeing a math grade. I took the req math course in spring and got into Cal and UCLA, so it is doable. But i had that other math grade FWIW.
  • GRstudent94GRstudent94 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    How about in Winter?, So I can put in my grades when updating the application.
  • Ohm888Ohm888 Registered User Posts: 796 Member
    I would at least try for winter. You can email each UC the grade.
  • zettasyntaxzettasyntax Registered User Posts: 968 Member
    I applied to UCLA while having my transferable math (statistics) in-progress. I didn't get in that year. I had a 4.0 until math came along :P I was really worried about math too. I placed in intermediate algebra, but I didn't want to take that class because it wasn't transferable. I managed to convince the chair of the math department to let me take stats (which had intermediate algebra as a pre-req) by showing him that I had taken and aced several programming courses.

    I tried again the next year and managed to get into UCLA as an anthropology major - as well as a bunch of other schools that rejected me the year before like USC, UCB, etc. I ultimately went with USC, but I'd definitely recommend getting in that math as early as possible. Winter sounds like a great idea if you have the time to take care of it then.
  • GRstudent94GRstudent94 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    thanks so much!
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