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.
 
MATHEMATICS
 Test Vendor / Subtest Name
 
 ACT Mathematics
 MCA Mathematics
 SAT Mathematics
 Accuplacer Classic Arithmetic
 Course Placements
   0 - 29
MATH 0801 Basic Math, recommended to Adult Basic Education
 30 - 70
MATH 0801 Basic Math
 20  1148  530  71 - 120
MATH 1070 Technical Mathematics I or MATH 1400 Algebra & Trigonometry
 20  1148  530  81 - 120
MATH 1010 Dosage Calculations or MATH 1020 Math for Healthcare
 
 ACT Mathematics
 MCA Mathematics
 SAT Mathematics
 Accuplacer Classic Elementary Algebra
 Course Placements
   0 - 75
MATH 0900 Elementary & Intermediate Algebra
 20  1148  530  76 - 120
MATH 1080 Technical Mathematics or MATH 1550 Statistics
 20  1150  530  76 - 120
MATH 1500 Mathematical Ideas
 
 ACT Mathematics
 MCA Mathematics
 SAT Mathematics
 Accuplacer Classic College-level Mathematics
 Course Placements
   0 - 49
MATH 0950 Topics in Intermediate Algebra
 22  1158  530  50 - 120
MATH 1600 College Algebra or MATH 1650 College Trigonometry or MATH 1700 Pre-Calculus
Accuplacer Elementary Algebra 76 and College-level Math 50 are required for placement into these courses.
 
READING
 Test Vendor / Subtest Name
 
 ACT Reading
 MCA Reading
 SAT ERW
 Accuplacer Classic Reading Comprehension
 Course Placements
   0 - 61
READ 0900 Reading Skills, recommended to Adult Basic Education
 62 - 77
READ 0900 Reading Skills
 21  1047  480  78 - 120
Prepared for college courses with a reading prerequisite
 
 WRITING
 Test Vendor / Subtest Name
 
 ACT English
 MCA  SAT ERW
 Accuplacer Classic Sentence Skills
 Course Placements
       0 - 60
ENGL 0102 Fundamentals of English, recommended to Adult Basic Education
       61 - 85
ENGL 0102 Fundamentals of English
 18  N/A  480  86 - 120
ENGL 1107 Composition or ENGL 2105 Business and Technical Writing only with a minimum qualifying reading score
 
Time Validations
  • Accuplacer Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills 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.