What Your Scores Mean


How your scores will impact what courses you’ll take

Your course registration for writing, reading comprehension, arithmetic and algebra are dependent on your placement test scores. Below are the scoring ranges for each test and the corresponding courses.

College Placement Test PRE January 28, 2019

College Placement Test After January 28, 2019

 Written Essay

 Written Essay

 1 or 2    ENG 090  Basic Writing Skills*

 1 or 2    ENG 090  Basic Writing Skills*

 3-6        ENG 101 Composition I: College Writing

 or

 ENG 092 Composition I: Studio* w/ENG 101 (ENG 2 and RDG 245-300)

 ENG 091 Integrated Reading and Writing * (ENG 2 and RDG 230-244)

 

 3-6        ENG 101 Composition I: College Writing

 or

 ENG 092 Composition *Studio* w/ENG 101 (ENG 2 and RDG 68-120)

 

 ENG 091 Integrated Reading and Writing * (ENG 2 and RDG  46-67)

 ACCUPLACER Classic Reading Comprehension  

 ACCUPLACER Next Generation Reading

 20-45     RDG 080  Fundamentals of Reading Development*

 200-229     RDG 080*

 46-67     RDG 090 College Reading and Learning Strategies*

 230-244     RDG 090*

 68-120   RDG 080/090 not required

 245-300     RDG 080/090 not required

 

 ACCUPLACER Classic Arithmetic  

 ACCUPLACER Next Generation Arithmetic

 20-59     MTH 001 or MTH 011*

 200–255     No developmental math competencies earned

 60-120   Arithmetic Competency Met

 256–300     Arithmetic Competency earned

 

 ACCUPLACER Classic Elementary Algebra  

 ACCUPLACER Next Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics

 

 20-71     Developmental math course, see an academic  advisor for placement                                        

 

 200-261    No developmental math competencies earned                                           

 

 72-120    Eligible for:  MTH 111, 119, 125

 

 262-300    Arithmetic and Introductory Algebra Competency earned 

       

 82-120    Eligible for:  MTH 127, 131, 152, 251

 268-300    Arithmetic, Introductory and Intermediate Algebra Competency earned