Placement in college courses at UACCM is contingent upon ACT, COMPASS, or Classic ACCUPLACER test scores, which are designed to gauge student skill levels in the areas of English, reading, and math. The score ranges listed below will determine student placement in the following courses. All courses require a grade “C” or higher to move to the next level.

# Minimum Admission Requirements:

## High School or GED Graduates Must have at least:

15 ACT Composite Score OR

55 ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension OR

63 COMPASS Reading Skills OR

691 SAT Critical Reading and Math combined OR

26 Redesigned SAR Reading OR

36 ASSET Reading

# English composition:

**ACAD 0303 Basic Composition**

0-18 ACT English OR

0-79 COMPASS Writing Skills OR

0-82 ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills

**ENG 1013 Composition I**

19 ACT English OR

80 COMPASS Writing Skills OR

83 ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills

AND

19 ACT Reading OR

83 COMPASS Reading Skills OR

78 ACCUPLACER Reading

# Reading:

**ACAD 0213 Reading**

0-18 ACT Reading OR

0-82 COMPASS Reading Skills OR

0-77 ACCUPLACER Reading

# College Success:

**ACAD 0421L College Success**

Required if scores indicate placement is two discipline areas of remediation.

# Mathematics (A.A. & A.S.):

**MATH 1215 Pre Calculus**

20 ACT Math Section OR

41 COMPASS Algebra OR

81 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

**MATH 1203 College Algebra**

20 ACT Math Section OR

41 COMPASS Algebra OR

81 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

**MATH 1113 Quantitative Literacy**

19 ACT Math Section OR

36 COMPASS Algebra OR

77 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

**MATH 0903 Intermediate Algebra**

17-19 ACT Math Section OR

27-40 COMPASS Algebra OR

48-80 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

**MATH 0803 Basic Algebra**

0-16 ACT Math Section OR

0-26 COMPASS Algebra OR

0-99 COMPASS Pre-Algebra OR

0-47 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

# Mathematics (Technical):

**MATH 1253 Applied Technical Math**

0-16 ACT Math Section OR

0-99 COMPASS Algebra OR

0-99 COMPASS Pre-Algebra OR

0-120 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

**MATH 1333 Applied Business Math**

0-16 ACT Math Section OR

0-99 COMPASS Algebra OR

0-99 COMPASS Pre-Algebra OR

0-120 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

**NSG 1213 Math for Nurses**

17 ACT Math Section OR

27-99 COMPASS Algebra OR

48-120 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

Students who have scored a 24 or higher on the Mathematics portion of the ACT and who have successfully completed Algebra I and II in high school with a grade of A or B will be able to skip MATH 1203 College Algebra if they choose and will be eligible to take MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry, MATH 2003 Introduction to Statistics, or MATH 2023 Business Calculus.

Students who have scored a 24 or higher on the Mathematics portion of the ACT and who have completed high school Algebra I, II, and Trigonometry with a grade of A or B will be eligible to take MATH 2015 Calculus I.

Students DO NOT get credit for MATH 1203 College Algebra or MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry if they choose to skip those classes. Eligibility for this action will be determined by a division chair.