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Accuplacer Math Placement and Sequence

Last reviewed: March 2008



Math Placement

Accuplacer Score

Placement

AP Math BC with Score = 4 or 5 Credit for MA 181 and MA182
AP Math AB with Score = 4 or  5 or AB subscore of BC with Score = 4 or 5 Credit for MA181
AP Statistics,  Score = 4 or 5 Credit for MA116
Score >87 Math or SAT 650 & HS pre-calculus & Depart. perm. MA181, MA160, MA130, MA116, MA115, MA113, or MA110
Score > 60 Math (AMAT) or SAT 600  MA180, MA160, MA130, MA116, MA115, MA113, or MA110
Score > 53  Math (AMAT) or SAT 550 MA160, MA 105, MA130, MA116, MA115, MA113, or MA110
Score > 45  Math (AMAT) or SAT 550 or ACT 24+ MA110, MA113, MA115, or MA116
Score = 75 - 120 Algebra and AMAT(44 and below) MA115A
Score = 62 - 120 Algebra and AMAT(44 and below) MA101or MA103 (see note below)
Which students should take MA101? MA103?
Score = 44 - 61 Algebra MA091
Score = 36 - 43 Algebra MA090 or MA091D*
Score = 35 and below Algebra and 13> Diagnostic MA090 or MA091D*
Score =  35 and below Algebra and 0 - 12 Diagnostic MA090A

Math Sequence beginning with MA090

First Second Third Fourth Fifth Possible Major

MA090 or MA090A 

MA091 MA101
or
MA103

Which students should take MA101? MA103?
MA110, MA113, MA115, MA116
(depending on major, consult with a counselor)
  Humanities &
Social Science
 

MA090 or MA090A 

MA091 MA 115A Consult with a counselor regarding transferability   For majors requiring only one unspecified college-level or foundation math course

MA090 or MA090A 

MA091 MA103

MA130 or MA160

MA131 or MA161
plus additional math depending upon major
Business & Elementary Education

MA090 or MA090A 

MA091 MA103 & MA105

MA130, MA160, MA180

MA181
plus additional math depending upon major

Math, Science,
Engineering, & Computer Science

MA090 or MA090A 

MA091 MA103 MA105 (first half of the semester only) &
MA 180

MA181
plus additional math depending upon major

Math, Science,
Engineering, & Computer Science

Advising comments:

         
Students should consult with a counselor before selecting MA courses. *MA091D combines MA091and MA090 After MA091D then MA101/103 MA115A after MA091(D) with grade of A MA105
(formerly MA 102)
MA101 or MA 103
(formerly MA 100)
 

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Last Updated: March 21, 2008
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