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Advising/Student Services Mathematics & Statistics AP/CLEP Credit

A.  Math Placement Exam

The Math Placement Exam is given and administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.  The questions on the exam are based on topics that students, who enter the calculus sequences, must know.  The placement of students in the various calculus sequences will be as follows:

Math, Science and Engineering Sequence
MPE Score Course Placement
75% to 100% Project -based Calculus I (1016-281)
55% to 74% Calculus A (1016-271)
35% to 54% Calculus with foundations I (1016-261)
0% to 34% 1016-230 Precalculus
Engineering Technology Sequence
MPE Score Course Placement
75% to 100% 1016-281 Project-Based Calculus I
55% to 74% 1016-231 Calculus for Engineering Technologists I
0% to 54% 1016-230 Precalculus
Business Sequence
MPE Score Course Placement
55% to 100% 1016-226 Calculus for Management Science
30% to 54% 1016-225 Algebra for Management Science
0% to 29% 1016-200 Algebra
Life Sciences Sequence
MPE Score Course Placement
55% to 100% Elementary Calculus I (1016-214)
30% to 54% College Algebra and Trigonometry (1016-204)
0% to 29% Algebra (1016-200)
Sonography/Ultrasound Sequence
MPE Score Course Placement
55% to 100% 1016-226 Calculus for Management Science
30% to 54% 1016-230 Precalculus
0% to 2954% 1016-200 Algebra

B.  Advanced Placement Exam for Calculus

Students who have taken the Advanced Placement (AP) AB or BC Exam will be placed in the various calculus sequences as follows:

1. Science and Engineering Sequence
Score in AP Exam Course Credit Course Placement
4 or better on AB Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281) Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
3 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281) Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
4 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281), 
Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
Project -based Calculus III (1016-283)
5 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281),
Project -based Calculus II (1016-282),
Project -based Calculus III (1016-283)
Multivariable Calculus (1016-305)
2. Biological Sciences Sequence
Score in AP Exam Course Credit Course Placement
3 on AB Exam Elementary Calculus I (1016-214) Elementary Calculus II (1016-215)
4 or better on AB Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281) Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
3 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281) Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
4 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281),
Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
Project -based Calculus III (1016-253)
5 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281),
Project -based Calculus II (1016-282),
Project -based Calculus III (1016-283)
Multivariable Calculus (1016-305) OR
Differential Equations (1016-306)
3. Engineering Technology Sequence
Score in AP Exam Course Credit Course Placement
3 or better on AB Exam Calculus for Engineering Technologists I (1016-231) Calculus for Engineering Technologists II: (1016-232)
4 or better on AB Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281) Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
3 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281) Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
4 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281),
Project -based Calculus II (1016-282)
Differential Equations for Engineering Technology (1016-304) OR
Project -based Calculus III (1016-283)
5 on BC Exam Project -based Calculus I (1016-281),
Project -based Calculus II (1016-282),
Project -based Calculus III (1016-283)
Differential Equations for Engineering Technology (1016-304) OR
Multivariable Calculus (1016-305) OR
Differential Equations (1016-306)
4. Business Sequence
Score in AP Exam Course Credit Course Placement
3 or better on AB or BC Exam Calculus for Management Science   (1016-226)