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AP Calculus/AP Statistics / CLEP Credit / SAT/ACT Placement Guide

AP Calculus Credit

  • A score of 2 on AB or AB subscore on BC meets the prerequisite for MTH 251
  • A score of 3 on AB or AB subscore on BC earns credit for MTH 251
  • A score of 4 or 5 on AB or AB subscore on BC earns credit for MTH 251 and MTH 252
  • A score of 3 on BC earns credit for MTH 251 and MTH 252
  • A score of 4 or 5 on BC earns credit for MTH 251, MTH 252 and MTH 253

AP Statistics Credit

  • A score of 4 - 5 earns credits for MTH 243

CLEP Credit

Subject Exam    Passing Score     Credit   
College Algebra     50    MTH 111   
Trigonometry    50    MTH 112    
College Algebra - Trigonometry    50    MTH 111, MTH 112    
Calculus    50    MTH 251    

SAT/ACT Placement Guide

The Mathematics Department at WOU uses SAT/ACT-Math scores to make an initial placement recommendation for new students. Please take a look at the table below to determine where your SAT or ACT score will place you.

SAT Score

ACT Score

Course Number

Course Title

Any score     Any score     Math 105     Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics
(be sure to see an advisor before enrolling in Math 105)    
460 or below     20 or below     Math 070     Introductory Algebra (it is recommended that you take the COMPASS placement exam)    
470 – 540     21 – 24     Math 095    Intermediate Algebra (it is recommended that you take the COMPASS placement exam)   
550 or higher     25 or higher     Math 111

Math 211     College Algebra (but not higher)*

Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I    

*The use of the SAT/ACT-Math score is intended as an initial placement guide and will be accurate for a majority of students. Those wishing to enter a mathematics course at a higher level must take the computerized COMPASS Mathematics Placement Exam to demonstrate readiness for a higher level class.

Contact

Mathematics Department (503) 838-8465 | or e-mail: pricesl@wou.edu

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