See the General Education Limited List of classes for courses that satisfy this requirement. Students can also fulfill the requirement in one of the following ways:

  1. Transfer credit with a grade of “C” or better in any math course at the College Algebra level or higher. Other math courses are evaluated at the time of admission.
  2. A minimum score of 35 on the NEIU mathematics placement test, a score of 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement (AP) calculus test, or a Math ACT score of 25 or higher.
  3. An Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree from a community college meeting the standards of the 1991 Illinois Community College Board model General Education curriculum in mathematics or completion of the Illinois General Education Core curriculum prior to transferring to Northeastern Illinois University.
  4. Completion of one of the majors or minors listed below will automatically fulfill the Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Business and Management

Biology major

Accounting major or minor

Chemistry major

Finance major or minor

Computer Science major or minor

General Business Administration major

Earth Science major

International Business minor

Economics major or minor

Management major or minor

Mathematics major or minor

Marketing major or minor

Physics major or minor


Psychology major