Math Placement

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NWC Course Placements

 

Level 0 course:

  • MATH 900 (Prealgebra)

Level 0 Placement Scores:

  • ACT Placement: ACT Sub-score of 18 or below
  • SAT Placement: SAT Math score of 440 or below
  • Compass Placement, Pre-Algebra Domain: 0-44
  • Accu Placer, AR Placement: 0-59
  • Accu Placer, EA Placement: 0-39

 

Level 1 Courses: 

  • MATH 0920 (Beginning Algebra)
  • MATH 1510 (Technical Math) (AAS)
  • BADM 1005 (Business Math)  (AAS)

Level 1 Placement Scores:

  • ACT Placement: ACT Sub-score of 19-20*, *May be eligible for level 1.5
  • SAT Placement: SAT Math score of 460-480
  • Compass Placement, Pre-Algebra Domain:  44-100
  • Compass Placement, Algebra Domain: 0-39
  • Accu Placer, AR Placement: 60+
  • Accu Placer, EA Placement: 40-54

 

Level 2 Course: 

  • MATH 0930 (Intermediate Algebra)
  • MATH 1000 (Problem Solving)

Level 2 Placement Scores:

  • ACT Placement: ACT Sub-score of 21-22
  • SAT Placement: SAT Math score of 500-530
  • Compass Placement, Algebra Domain: 40-65
  • Accu Placer, EA Placement: 55-84

 

Level 3 courses:

  • MATH 1050 (Finite Mathematics)
  • MATH 1100 (Theory of Arithmetic I)
  • MATH 1400 (College Algebra)
  • MATH 1450 (Precalculus Algebra and  Trigonometry)

Level 3Placement Scores:

  • ACT Placement: ACT Sub-score of 23-24
  • SAT Placement: SAT Math score of 540-570
  • Compass Placement, Algebra Domain: 66-100
  • Accu Placer, EA Placement: 85-120
  • Accu Placer, CLM Placement: 0-62

 

Level 4 courses:

  • MATH 1405 (Precalculus Trigonometry)
  • MATH 2345 (Survey of Calculus)
  • MATH 2350 (Business Calculus)
  • STAT 2010 (Statistical Concepts for Business)
  • STAT 2050 (Fundamentals of Statistics)
  • STAT 2070 (Introductory Statistics for Social Science)

Level 4 Placement Scores:

  • ACT Placement: ACT Sub-score of 25-26
  • SAT Placement: SAT Math score of 580-610
  • Compass Placement, Trigonometry Domain: 0-60
  • Accu Placer, CLM Placement: 63-102

 

Level 5 Course: 

  • MATH 2200 (Calculus I)

Level 5 Placement Scores:

  • ACT Placement: ACT Sub-score of 27 or above
  • SAT Placement: SAT Math score of 620 and above
  • Compass Placement, Trigonometry Domain:  61-100
  • Accu Placer, CLM Placement: 103-120

 

Contact

Martin Stensing
Martin.Stensing@nwc.edu
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Coordinator of Mathematics
307-754-6049