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Mathematics Department

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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