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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Along with my previous thread, I've been searching around looking at advice and such for going back to school for physics from an unrelated field (media production).

My math needs a lot of work before I even consider enrolling in a degree program. My BA only had a few required math courses (college algebra etc, quite some time ago). I'm a product of the Texas public school system and thinking math was "just too hard", when really it was mindset and not applying oneself to really understand it.

Given it's been sometime since I've studied Mathematics, I'm considering taking a few courses at a community college to A) refresh and learn needed basics and B) get a feel if this is a path I really want (Phd and research science not necessarily my goal). Given my weakness, where should I start? Pre-cal, calculus, trig etc? It'd be great if such courses were to transfer to the University, but that depends and not necessary. The knowledge is more important so I don't fall flat on my face from being to far behind mathematically.

My math needs a lot of work before I even consider enrolling in a degree program. My BA only had a few required math courses (college algebra etc, quite some time ago). I'm a product of the Texas public school system and thinking math was "just too hard", when really it was mindset and not applying oneself to really understand it.

Given it's been sometime since I've studied Mathematics, I'm considering taking a few courses at a community college to A) refresh and learn needed basics and B) get a feel if this is a path I really want (Phd and research science not necessarily my goal). Given my weakness, where should I start? Pre-cal, calculus, trig etc? It'd be great if such courses were to transfer to the University, but that depends and not necessary. The knowledge is more important so I don't fall flat on my face from being to far behind mathematically.