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All mathematics courses above Math 60 have prerequisites to assure appropriate placement. Students may meet prerequisites by taking the prerequisite course or earning an appropriate score on the placement test.


If you know your placement level, click here for a table of courses you are eligible to take.

If you know the course you would like to take, click here to find out the prerequisite required.

Click here if you need to know how to schedule a placement exam.

Click here for advice on selecting a course to meet your quantitative reasoning requirement.


ETS conducted a validity study for the mathematics placement test. Based on the results, the mathematics department benchmarked the placement test cutoffs to match a 65% likelihood that a student would earn a C- in the course where they are placed.

Click here for directions on how to look up your advisee's placement level.

Click here to see a table explaining how placement levels are determined.