Placement Charts

Any combination of scores can be used to meet college-level course prerequisites. Students with ACT, MCA or SAT scores below the college-level are required to take ACCUPLACER to determine course placement.
 
READING
 Test Vendor / Subtest Name
  Effective Fall Semester 2019 and beyond
 ACT Reading
 MCA Reading
 SAT ERW
 Classic ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension
Next-Gen ACCCUPLACER Reading   Course Placements
  0 - 39
200 - 214  Adult Basic Education
40 - 65
215 - 239  READ 0900 Reading Skills
  66 - 77
240 - 249  READ 0960 Preparing for College Reading
 21  1047  480 78 - 120
250 - 300  Prepared for college courses with a reading prerequisite
 
 WRITING
 Test Vendor / Subtest Name
  Effective Fall Semester 2019 and beyond
 ACT English
 MCA  SAT ERW
 Classic ACCUPLACER  Reading Comprehension
Next-Gen ACCUPLACER Reading   Course Placements
  0 - 39
200 - 214  Adult Basic Education
40 - 65
215 - 239 ENGL 0102 Fundamentals of English and READ 0900 Reading Skills
66 - 77
240 - 249  ENGL 0960 Preparing for College Writing and READ 0960 Preparing for College Reading
 18  N/A  480 78 - 120
250 - 300 ENGL 1107 Composition or ENGL 2105 Business and Technical Writing or ENGL 1110 Research Project
 
MATHEMATICS
 Test Vendor / Subtest Name
  Effective Fall Semester 2019 and beyond
 ACT Mathematics
 MCA Mathematics
 SAT Mathematics
Classic ACCUPLACER Arithmetic
 Next-Gen ACCUPLACER Arithmetic  Course Placements
  0 - 29
 
30 - 70
200 - 264  MATH 0801 Basic Math
 20  1148  530 71 - 120
265 - 274  MATH 1070 Technical Mathematics I or MATH 1400 Algebra & Trigonometry or MACH 1171 Math for Machinists
 20  1148  530 81 - 120
 275 - 300 MATH 1010 Dosage Calculations or MATH 1020 Math for Healthcare
 
 ACT Mathematics
 MCA Mathematics
 SAT Mathematics

 Classic ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

Next-Gen ACCUPLACER QAS   Course Placements
  0 - 75
200 - 249  MATH 0900 Elementary & Intermediate Algebra
 20  1148  530 76 - 120
250 - 264 MATH 0950 Topics in Intermediate Algebra
 20  1150  530 76 - 120
265 - 300 MATH 1080 Technical Mathematics or MATH 1550 Statistics or 1500 Mathematical Ideas
 
 ACT Mathematics
 MCA Mathematics
 SAT Mathematics
 Classic ACCUPLACER  College-Level Mathematics
Next-Gen ACCUPLACER AAF   Course Placements
  0 - 49
200 - 249  MATH 0950 Topics in Intermediate Algebra
 22  1158  530 50 - 120
250 - 300  MATH 1600 College Algebra or MATH 1650 College Trigonometry or MATH 1700 Pre-Calculus
*Requires Classic ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra score of 76 / Next-Gen ACCUPLACER QAS 250 AND Classic ACCUPLACER College-Level Math score of 50 / Next-Gen ACCUPLACER AAF 250 for placement into these courses.
 
 
Time Validations
  • ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension scores are valid for three years.
  • ACCUPLACER Math scores are valid for two years.
  • ACT, MCA and SAT scores are valid for five years.
Course placements are based on your program major and award. Work with a program advisor during your Orientation session to make selections. Utilize the Course Schedule to view course details.