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Math Placement

About Your Score

Beginning academic year 2016-2017, the previous 2-digit math placement (MP) scores will be converted to a single digit score as follows:

Old MP Score: 11, 21
New MP Score: 1
MP Level Meaning: Not adequately prepared for quantitative (Q) courses. It is recommended or required (depending on the course) that MP score is raised before taking these courses. Visit the Math Workshop to raise score via ALEKS.
Commonly Taken Introductory Courses at Each MP Level (REQ = Required; REC = Recommended):

  • None

Old MP Score: 12, 13, 22, 23
New MP Score: 2
MP Level Meaning: Prepared for an algebra-based college level course (statistics, math for liberal arts, certain quantitative (Q) courses on campus). NOTE: some such courses have a recommended math placement score.
Commonly Taken Introductory Courses at Each MP Level (REQ = Required; REC = Recommended):

  • ACCT 225 Financial Accounting (REQ)
  • BUSN 210Q Business & Economics Statistics (REQ)
  • COMP 121Q Computing in Arts & Sciences (REC)
  • COMP 150Q Computer Programming I (REC)
  • ECON 190S Principles of Economics (REC)
  • MATH 112Q Language of Mathematics (REC)
  • MATH 118 Math for Elem/M.S. Teachers (REC)
  • MATH 119 Geometry for Elem/M.S. Teachers (REC)
  • MATH 127Q Introductory Statistics (REC)
  • PHIL 110R Logic and Critical Reasoning (REC)
  • PHYS 107N Astronomy (REC)
  • POLI 260 Methodology (REQ)
  • PSYC 201Q Statistics (REQ)
  • SOCI 307 Research Methods (REQ)

Old MP Score: 14, 24
New MP Score: 3
MP Level Meaning: Prepared for Pre-Calculus and certain higher level quantitative (Q) courses
Commonly Taken Introductory Courses at Each MP Level (REQ = Required; REC = Recommended):

  • MATH 120 Elementary Functions (Pre-Calculus) (REQ)
  • CHEM 121 Models of Chemical Systems I (REQ)

Old MP Score: 15, 25
New MP Score: 4
MP Level Meaning: Prepared for Calculus I or Essentials of Calculus
Commonly Taken Introductory Courses at Each MP Level (REQ = Required; REC = Recommended):

  • MATH 131 Essentials of Calculus (REQ)
  • MATH 201 Calculus I (REQ)
  • PHYS 200 Mechanics and Waves (REQ)

 

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