Sharpen Your Math Skills!

Take Noncredit Math Courses – FREE – at De Anza

young woman writing equations on whiteboardDe Anza College is offering TUITION-FREE noncredit courses and certificates for anyone who wants to be better-prepared for Precalculus or Statistics, or simply improve their basic math skills.

With these courses, you can 

  • Sharpen your math skills for personal growth and professional advancement
  • Earn noncredit certificates in key subjects
  • Take the same course again if you'd like – there are no limits on repeating noncredit courses

Learn About Taking NONCREDIT CLASSES

Choose From These Noncredit Math Courses 

  • MATH 309: Intermediate Algebra for Statistics
  • MATH 314: College Math Preparation Level 3: Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 330: Intermediate Algebra for Precalculus
  • MATH 410: College Math Preparation Level 1: Pre-Algebra
  • MATH 410X: Support for Statistics
  • MATH 412: College Math Preparation Level 2: Beginning Algebra
  • MATH 431: Algebra Support for Precalculus I 
  • MATH 431A: Algebra Support for Precalculus I (Part 1)
  • MATH 431B: Algebra Support for Precalculus I (Part 2)
  • MATH 432: Algebra Support for Precalculus II 

Note: Courses may not be offered every quarter. Check the class schedule for current offerings.


Earn These Noncredit Certificates of Competency

Mathematics

  • Mathematics - Transfer MapDetails for Transfer Map - Mathematics

    A transfer map is a suggested schedule of courses to take each quarter, if you are planning to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in a particular subject. These maps were created to help you get a solid footing in the subject and stay on track with courses commonly required by CSU or UC schools, but they do not guarantee your admission to any university. It’s important that you work with a counselor or academic adviser to determine exactly which classes you need to reach your particular goal.

    Transfer Map

  • Mathematics: Noncredit

  • Bridge to Precalculus - Certificate of CompetencyDetails for Certificate of Competency - Bridge to Precalculus

    The Certificate of Competency in Bridge to Precalculus sequence includes four courses. Students benefit from increased exposure to Algebra content through a variety of strategies along with additional opportunities to ask questions and practice their skills. This sequence provides extra support, time and enrichment for students to develop Algebra skills that are critical for success in Precalculus which can in turn be applied to the Mathematics requirement for transfer and prepares students for further transfer-level and degree-specific math courses.

    Requirements

  • Bridge to Precalculus 2 - Certificate of CompetencyDetails for Certificate of Competency - Bridge to Precalculus 2

    The Certificate of Competency in Bridge to Precalculus 2 sequence includes three courses. Students benefit from increased exposure to Algebra content through a variety of strategies along with additional opportunities to ask questions and practice skills. This sequence will help students develop Algebra skills that are important to succeed in Precalculus, which can be applied to the Mathematics requirement for transfer and prepares students for further transfer-level and degree specific math courses.

    Requirements

  • Bridge to Statistics - Certificate of CompetencyDetails for Certificate of Competency - Bridge to Statistics

    The Certificate of Competency in Bridge to Statistics sequence includes two courses for students who need the core algebraic prerequisite skills, competencies and concepts used in Statistics. Students benefit from increased exposure to Algebra content and techniques through a variety of strategies along with additional opportunities to ask questions and practice skills. This certificate fully prepares students for Statistics, which can be applied to the Mathematics requirement for transfer.

    Requirements

  • Math Basic Skills - Certificate of CompetencyDetails for Certificate of Competency - Math Basic Skills

    The Certificate of Competency in Math Basic Skills sequence provides high-quality instructional materials and additional instructional time to help struggling students get on track. This certificate is part of a developmental sequence of basic skills courses leading to transfer-level work that ultimately prepares students for Intermediate Algebra, which satisfies the Mathematics proficiency requirement for the De Anza AA/AS degree.

    Requirements


In addition to the programs listed above, you may be able to apply courses in this department toward General Education requirements.

Why Take Noncredit Math Courses at De Anza?

  • Experienced instructors with advanced degrees
  • Extensive support, including tutoring and other resources
  • Pathway to credit courses and certificate, degree or transfer
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