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The Mathematics department at College of Western Idaho offers college preparatory and college-level mathematics courses designed to prepare students for higher-level mathematics.
The mission of the Mathematics department is to provide a safe and encouraging environment where students can learn mathematical skills and gain a deeper understanding of how mathematics will strengthen their ability to think analytically in both professional and personal settings.
Initial assignment into mathematics courses is determined by performance on the Math Diagnostic test, ACT/SAT, or Advanced Placement scores. Students who wish to place as highly as possible in the college-prep/college-level mathematics sequence may use the following resources prior to taking or re-taking the placement test:
College Prep Math Courses
Adult Education offers the following college prep math class:
- MATH 085 College Readiness Math
The Math Solutions Center offers the following college prep math classes along with one-on-one math coaching, assistance, math placement testing, and resources.
- MATH 097 Introductory Prep Math
- MATH 098 Advanced Prep Math
- MATH 099 Expanded Prep Math
College-Level Math Courses
CWI offers a variety of college-level math courses. Which math classes you should take depend on the degree or certificate requirements of your chosen plan of study. Contact your advisor to determine which math classes are best for your individual situation.
View All Math Course Descriptions and Prerequisites
Transfer mathematics courses are designed to support the needs of a student’s preferred educational path. Each class promotes the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. In addition, the faculty is dedicated to keeping current with the uses of technology to enhance instruction. CWI offers mathematics courses that will smoothly transfer to other Idaho four-year institutions and beyond.
Requirements and Costs
Explore the resources below for information, dates, and deadlines related to admissions, financial aid, registration, and next steps.
|Dates & Deadlines for Credit Programs||Summer 2023||Fall 2023||Spring 2024|
|Priority Registration Begins 1||N/A||Apr 10||Nov 13 (2023)|
|Open Registration Begins||Feb 27||Apr 17||Nov 20 (2023)|
|Financial Aid Priority Deadline||May 13||Jul 29||Dec 16 (2023)|
|Admission Deadline 2||May 27||Aug 12||Jan 6|
|Last Day to Register for Classes||Jun 2||Aug 18||Jan 12|
|Tuition and Fees Due||Jun 2||Aug 18||Jan 12|
|Classes Begin 3||Jun 5||Aug 21||Jan 16|
1 Priority registration is limited to continuing students. Students are assigned a registration time based on their cumulative credits earned. Students should check myCWI and their CWI email to learn their assigned registration time. Students may register online anytime on or after their assigned registration time.
2 The Admission Deadline for international students is earlier than the deadline for non-international students and is only available during the fall and spring semesters. Please consult the Academic Calendar for the international student admission deadlines.
3 Classes in shorter sessions (including 4-, 5-, and 8-week sessions) may begin before or after this date. Please refer to the specific class session sections beneath the full Academic Calendar for more information.
Navigating your way through college can be confusing, especially if you try to go it alone. CWI offers advising assistance to help in deciding which courses you need to take to reach your education and career goals. Visit Advising or contact One Stop Student Services for more information.
Initial assignment into mathematics courses is determined by performance on the Math Diagnostic test, ACT/SAT or Advanced Placement scores. Students are allowed two attempts at each portion of the CWI Math Diagnostic test. Students who wish to place as highly as possible may take College Prep classes, get one-on-one Math Coaching, use math study guides, or resources through the Math Solutions Center prior to taking or re-taking the placement test.
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