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Remedial/College Preparatory Placement for all Degree-Seeking and One-Year Certificate Students

Degree Discipline Remedial/College Preparatory Courses+ Course Title Placement Standards ++
Reading

 Rem 0401

 

REM 0402

Basic Reading Skills 1

Basic Reading Skills II

A student scoring at or below the 33rd national percentile on the ACT READING section will be placed in the appropriate remedial course(s). +++
English

REM 0410

REM 0411

Remedial English I

Remedial English II

A student scoring at or below the 33rd national percentile on the ACT ENGLISH section will be placed in the appropriate remedial course(s). +++
  PRE 0410

Preparatory
 English

A student scoring at a national test percentile of 34 through 50 on the ACT English section who does not meet high school subject requirements will be placed in the appropriate college preparatory course.+++
Mathematics REM 0420 Basic Mathematics A student scoring at or below the 33rd national percentile on the ACT MATHEMATICS section will be placed in the appropriate remedial course(s).+++

  REM 0421 Beginning Algebra
  PRE 0415 Elementary Geometry A student entering a transfer program who has not successfully completed a geometry class at the high school level will be required to complete a development geometry course prior to enrolling in transfer-level math courses.
  PRE 0420 Intermediate Algebra A student scoring at a national test percentile of 34 through 50 on the ACT MATHEMATICS section who does not meet high school subject requirements will be placed in the appropriate college preparatory course.+++
 Science  Pre 0810  Life Science  Required of vocational/technical students only if study in science is applicable to the program of study. A student whose high school transcript does not include one year of science must successfully complete the appropriate college preparatory course prior to enrolling in science discipline credit course.
   Pre 0810  Life Science A student whose high school transcript does not include three years of laboratory sciences must successfully complete the appropriate college preparatory courses prior to enrolling in science discipline credit courses.
Social Sciences As determined by advisor   A student seeking a transfer degree whose high school transcript does not include three years of social sciences will be allowed entry into specific credit courses within the social science disciple with such credit applying as elective credit within the degree. After successful completion of the specific elective credit course(s), the student will be required to complete, in full, the social science general education degree requirements.
Electives As determined by advisor  
A student seeking a transfer degree whose high school transcript does not include two years of foreign language, music, art, or vocational education will be allowed entry into specific credit courses with such credit applying as elective credit within the degree. After successful completion of the specific elective credit course(s), the student will be required to complete the humanities/fine arts general education degree requirements.

 

 + Courses listed under the remedial/college preparatory column must be successfully completed with a minimum grade of C before the student may move on to the next level.

++ Appeals relating to placement may be made to the dean of the college and must include demonstration of a C or better average in course-specific work for the appropriate discipline.

+++ Student’s scores on a comparable nationally-normed test may be used in place of ACT scores.

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