Credit Exams for Undergraduates

The Department of Mathematics provides several credit exams that newly-admitted and currently-enrolled students may take to obtain credit in certain mathematics courses. These exams (and their course equivalents at Purdue) include:

Algebra, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Science Calculus

Applied Calculus

New applied calculus course study guides are forthcoming.

Please note that the different schools at Purdue University have different math requirements. Check with your academic counselor about how these credits may be used in your particular major.

Algebra, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus

The Algebra Exam II

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 15300

Study Guide: Study Guide For College Algebra and/or Trigonometry, MA 15300 or 15400.

Fundamental concepts of algebra through Exponential and Logarithmic Function, and Systems of Equations and Inequalities. Calculators required. See study guide for more details.

The Trigonometry Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 15400

Study guide: Study Guide For College Algebra and/or Trigonometry, MA 15300 or 15400.

Trigonometric Functions through Topics in Analytic Geometry. Calculators required. See study guide for more details.

The PreCalculus (Functions and Trigonometry) Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 15800

Study Guide: Study Guide For PreCalculus, MA 15800.

Practice Problems: Practice Problems For PreCalculus, MA 15800.

Formula Sheet: Formula Sheet For PreCalculus, MA 15800.

 

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Math for Elementary School Teachers Exam I

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 13700

Study guide: Study Guide For Math for Elementary School Teachers, MA 13700.

Math for Elementary School Teachers Exam II

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 13800

Study guide: Study Guide For Math for Elementary School Teachers II, MA 13800.

Math for Elementary School Teachers Exam II

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 13900

Study guide: Study Guide For Math for Elementary School Teachers III, MA 13900.

 

Science Calculus

The Calculus Exam I

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 16500

Study guide: Study Guide for One-variable Calculus, MA 16500 and MA16600

The Calculus Exam II

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 16600

Study guide: Study Guide for One-variable Calculus, MA 16500 and MA16600

The Calculus Exam III

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 26100

Study guide: Study Guide for Multivariate Calculus, MA 26100

The Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 26200

Study guide: Study Guide for Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, MA 26200

The Linear Algebra Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 26500

Study guide: Study Guide for Linear Algebra, MA 26500

The Ordinary Differential Equations Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 26600

Study guide: Study Guide for Ordinary Differential Equations, MA 26600

 

Applied Calculus

Applied Calculus I Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 16010

Study guide: Study Guide for Applied Calculus I, MA 16010

Applied Calculus II Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 16020

Study guide: Study Guide for Applied Calculus II, MA 16020

Applied Calculus II and Differential Equations Exam

Purdue Course Equivalent: MA 16021

Study guide: Study Guide for Applied Calculus II And Differential Equations, MA 16021

Formula Sheet: Formula Sheet for Applied Calculus II And Differential Equations, MA 16021

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, 150 N. University Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2067

Phone: (765) 494-1901 - FAX: (765) 494-0548  Contact Us

© 2021 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact the College of Science.

Maintained by Science IT