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Math Placement Exam Scores and Placement

Your score on the Math Placement Exam determines your entry level math course and what course(s) are required to satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning Competency of the General Education Requirement.

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.
ScoresMath PlacementCourse(s) Needed to Satisfy General Education QR Requirement
First 50Last 10
0 - 15 Math 0001 – Algebra 1Math 0001 AND * One Course from an approved list
16 - 27 *Math 0002 – College Algebra or*Math 0071 – Structure of the Real Number System or*Math 0080 – Fundamentals of Modern Math* One Course from an approved list
28 - 35 *Math 0004 - Precalculus or *Math 0121 – Business CalculusNone
36 - 500 - 3*Math 0004 - Precalculus or *Math 0121 – Business CalculusNone
36 - 504 - 10*Math 0221 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 or*Math 0121 – Business Calculus None
*Selection of course will depend on your major. This selection should be made in consultation with your academic advisor.
Last Reviewed: April 3, 2007