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## Main Question or Discussion Point

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I've always been a geeky, scientific nerd-type. But I've only been sort of a dilettante with all things science (i.e., well above the 50th percentile amongst my peers, but no area of expertise, by any means.) However, for college, I took the easy route and earned a BS in Mass Comm. (Comm. Tech. emphasis). Overall, it's a pretty worthless degree (scientifically speaking, that is.) But now I'm looking to apply to earn a Professional Master of Science and Technology. Some of the PMST degree courses have prerequisites that are undergraduate math classes (like Calculus and a few others) that I never took. I figured that taking these courses as a non-matriculated student would, at least, allow me to get the needed prereq. courses for the PMST degree. I can't imagine that getting a second science-/math-related BS degree would be worth the time or money. But taking just a few undergraduate courses solely to qualify for the PMST degree would be worth it. Just my two cents.

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Just looking for advice or suggestions. So I've already taken College Algebra and Trig. (got an A- and B, respectively) and got 32 for Math on my ACT. Credential-wise, I could register for Calculus I without any issues. But that's all on paper.

However, I took College Algebra and Trig. way back during the 97-98 school year (and the ACT back in 1998.) So it's been a

*long*time (who knows what I've forgotten.) I've only taken a few statistics courses since then.

Do I register and jump right into Calculus since I [technically] qualify? Or do I take the precalculus review offered at the university due to my 12-year hiatus of taking a math course (minus the handful of stats classes, of course)?

Thanks. :)

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