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SAT and ACT Scores

Students with a documented SAT Writing or Critical Reading score of 450 or higher or a documented ACT English and Writing scores combined 47  or higher or ACT English of 21 or higher qualifies for exemption from the English component of the BSA and may register for English 101.

Students with a documented SAT Math score higher than 500, or a documented ACT Math score of 18-21 qualify for exemption from the Math component of the BSA and may register for MAT* 137 Intermediate Algebra.

Students with a documented SAT Math score of 550 or higher or a documented ACT Math score of 22 or higher qualify for exemption from the Math component of the BSA and test out of Math 137. These students may register for one of the Math courses which have Math 137 as a prerequisite (Math 143; Math 146; Math 167; or Math 186). Students who qualify for this exemption and wish to register for Math 254 (Calculus I) should be referred to Denise Walsh, Lead Math Faculty, for further assessment.

Students meeting the exemption criteria should complete a BSA Exemption form (Attach required documentation)

 Accuplacer Scores

  ACCUPLACER English Placement Scores
Reading Comp Scores + Sentence Skills Score = Placement
Reading Comp Score Sentence Skills Score Placement
≤ 65 ≤ 65 Transitional Strategies ( boot camp  recommended)
≤ 71 ≤ 71 ENG*096
     
≥72 ≥72 and ≤87  ENG*093
≥72 and ≤82 ≥72 ENG 101S
≥83 ≥88 ENG*101

 

ACCUPLACER Math Placement Scores
Elem Algebra Scores + (Arithmetic or College Math Scores) = Placement
Elem Algebra Scores Arithmetic Scores College Math Scores Placement
< 54 < 50 no score MAT 085 Transitional Strategies (boot camp recommended)
 < 54 ≥ 50and <64 no score MAT 085 
 
< 54 ≥64 and <80 no score MAT 095 
< 54 ≥80 no score MAT 137S
≥ 54 no score < 40 MAT 137
≥ 54 no score ≥ 40 CL MATH + 
≥ 54 no score ≥ 60 CL MATH ++
3/20/14

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