Academics

English & Math Placement Criteria

English

New students with an SATW score of 460 or better or an ACT score of 19 or better will be placed in English Composition.

New students with an SATW score below 460 or an ACT score below 19 will be placed in Writing Essentials.

Transfer students will be evaluated according to the criteria of SATW and ACT scores.  If they have taken composition courses, though, these courses will be reviewed for equivalency and students placed in the appropriate composition course.

International students will be evaluated according to the criteria of SATW and ACT scores as well as one of the required English Proficiency tests.

Math

New students are placed into math courses based upon their SATM or ACT math score, according to the following criteria:

 SAT Math Score ACT Math Score   Math Course
 0-420  0-17  Foundations of Mathematics I
 430-480  18-20  Elements of Algebra
 490-520  21-22  Introduction to Algebra
 530-Above  23-above  College Algebra

 

Transfer students will be evaluated according to the criteria of SATM and ACT scores.  If they have taken math courses, though, these courses will be reviewed for equivalency and students placed in the appropriate math course.

International students will be evaluated according to the criteria of SATM and ACT scores.   



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