Math Pathways

What Math Path gets you to your goal?

Where to start? One of the first things students need to do before starting at Lane is to learn in which math courses they are placed into through the Lane Placement process or through Placement Testing Office that are part of the Steps to Enroll at Lane.

Which Path is your path? Once you know where you can start, the next thing you need to know is where you are going. In other words, what degree, program or certificate are you planning to accomplish? We recommend planning your term or year with an Advisor and after receiving your Math placement information, you’re ready to choose your path based on your major, program, degree, or certification you are planning to accomplish. Lane has different Paths of math courses that lead you to your goal.

Which Category? Click on paths for more information.

MTH 060→065→095→111+ • Sciences
Including Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Nursing and more.

When should you take this Path?

Transfer:

  • If you plan to major in a Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math related fields of study. This path continues on after MTH 111 to →112→251→ and beyond depending on your goal.
  • If you plan to major in a Computer Science Program this path continues on after MTH 111 to 231→232→ and beyond depending on your goal.
  • If you plan to major in Business this path continues on after MTH 111 to →241→242→ and beyond depending on your goal.

Lane 1 or 2 Year Degree or Certificates:

  • MTH 111 is required for Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems AAS degree, while beyond 111 is required for Computer Simulation and Game Development AAS degrees.
  • Stop at MTH 095 if you plan to complete Lane’s Accounting, Computer Programming, Criminal Justice, Energy Management, Flight Technology, Paramedicine, Sustainability Coordinator, and Water Conservation Technician.
  • Stop at MTH 065 if you plan to complete one of Lane’s programs including Administrative Professional, Business Assistant, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Stop at MTH 060 if you plan to complete one of Lane’s programs including Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies, Geographic Information Science, Graphic Design, Health Information Management, Multi Media Design, and Music Technology and Sound Engineering.

Nursing:

  • MTH 095 is required as a prerequisite for application into the nursing program. All other medical profession programs, including Practical Nursing Program, require MTH 052.

Business Management:

  • MTH 095 is required as well as MTH 105.

MTH 098→105-107→243 • Arts & Letters Degrees
Including Arts, Language & Literature, Writing, Social Sciences, and more.

When should you take this Path?

Transfer:

  • If you are majoring in an arts & letters degree, language, writing, most social studies or any degree for which a students needs a college level math class or several college level math classes this path may be for you. MTH 111 may also satisfy requirements but the MTH 098→105-107→may be a shorter path to degree requirements than the MTH 060→065→095→111.

Lane 1 or 2 Year Degree or Certificates:

  • MTH 095 or higher include Paramedicine, does that include 098?

MTH 060→065→095→211-213 • Elementary Education
Sequence for the Elementary Education Course of Study

When should you take this Path?

MTH 082 • Computer Network Operations
This course is for one specific program

When should you take this Path?

MTH 075(or 060)→085 • Advanced Techology
Including a variety of Aviation, Construction, Electrical, Plumbing, and Automotive programs.

When should you take this Path?

Lane 1 or 2 Year Degree or Certificates:

  • If you are planning on a degree or certification in careers such as Automotive Technology, Aviation Maintenance, Construction Technology, Construction Trades, Diesel Technology, Drafting, Fabrication/Welding Technology, Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance, and Manufacturing Technology. It depends on the program and length of degree or certificates whether or not MTH 075, or MTH 085 is required. Most require MTH 085.

MTH 052 • Health Professions, 2 or 1 Year Programs
Including Dental, Practical Nursing, Medical Assistant, Health Information Systems and others.

When should you take this Path?

Lane 1 or 2 Year Degree or Certificates:

  • If you are planning on a degree or certification in careers such as Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Medical Assistant, and Practical Nursing.

MTH 025 or 025C • Human Services, Culinary & Hotel
Including a variety of Aviation, Construction, Electrical, Plumbing, Automotive programs.

When should you take this Path?

Lane 1 or 2 Year Degree or Certificates:

  • If you are planning on a degree or certification in careers such as Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management, and Human Services.