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Math Placement Exam - Scores vs Placement

Your score on the Math Placement Exam determines what courses are required to satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning Competency of the General Education Requirement.
ScoresLevelCourse(s) Needed to Satisfy General Education Requirement
First 50Last 10
0 - 15 Basic Algebra Level
Placement - Math 0001
Math 0001   AND   * One Course from approved list
16 - 27 Quantitative Reasoning (College Algebra) Level
Placement - Math 0002
* One Course from approved list
28 - 35 Advanced Level
Placement - Math 0004 or Math 0121
* None
36 - 500 - 3Advanced Level
Placement - Math 0004
* None
36 - 504 - 10Advanced Level
Placement - Math 0221
* None

*Selection of course may depend on your major. This selection should be made in consultation with your academic advisor.

The Math Placement Exam contains 60 multiple choice questions.
  • The first part of the exam consists of 50 algebra questions.
  • The second part of the exam consists of 10 trigonometry questions.
  • Please bring a scientific calculator for the Math Exam.  Programmable and/or graphing calculators are not allowed.
Last Reviewed: April 3, 2007