Prerequisites, Corequisites and Recommended Preparation at College of San Mateo - How to Check for Prerequisites
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Prerequisites, Corequisites and Recommended Preparation
How to Check for Prerequisites

To see if a course has a prerequisite:
  1. Go to WebSCHEDULE.
  2. When you find a course of interest, click on the course title.
  3. View the course description and look to see if the course has a prerequisite. 
Once you've verified that you meet the prerequisites, please submit a Course Prerequisite Equivalency Form.

The following courses require a different process for clearing prerequisites:

Chinese courses (all courses except CHIN 111 & CHIN 211)
Spanish courses (all courses except SPAN 110 & SPAN 111)
Music courses
  • To clear prerequisites for Music 111 and 131, complete a short assessment of basic music skills. Stop by the Assessment Center (Building 10, room 370) or call 650-574-6175 to schedule the test.
  • For all other music courses with prerequisites, see Prerequisites, Corequisites and Recommended Preparation and complete either a course prerequisite form or challenge petition.
Fire Technology
Administration of Justice courses (ADMJ 145, ADMJ 775, ADMJ 780, ADMJ 781)