The College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences requires Math 1130 College Algebra for Business or Math 1148 College Algebra for all major programs. In practice, however, many Agriculture majors will need Math 1148 College Algebra as a prerequisite to physics and other courses. An approved data analysis class is also required in each program. Students who do **not** enter OSU with appropriate transfer credit, AP or IB credit, then they must take a math course their first term at OSU.

**Important note**- the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences will **not** accept Math 1116 Excursions in Mathematics as a substitute for Math 1130 College Algebra for Business or Math 1148 College Algebra. Students who have completed Math 1116 Excursions in Mathematics and switch to Agriculture will have to take an additional course.

View the list of majors in the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and the math courses that each require.

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Math Requirements by Major

**Agribusiness and Applied Economics****Agricultural Communication****Agricultural System Management**- Math 1148 College Algebra

**AgriScience Education**- Math 1148 College Algebra

**Animal Sciences**

**Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering****Food Business Management**- Math 1148 College Algebra

**Food Science and Technology**

**Meat Science**

- Math 1148 College Algebra

**Plant Health Management****Plant Pathology****Professional Golf Management**

**Sustainable Plant Systems**

**Agronomy Specialization**- Math 1148 College Algebra

**Horticulture Specialization****Landscape Design and Management Specialization****Turfgrass Science Specialization**