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1. Math Placement Advising Resources

1.1. Placement Resources

Math Placement Test (PPL)

1.2. Transfer Math Credit/Credit by Exam

Transfer Credit Info

1.3. MPLF scores for FY students

We created some new MPLF scores that correspond to college math credit.
In particular:

MPLF 541 means verified Math 107 or statistics credit.
MPLF 641 means verified Math 112 credit
MPLF 661 means verified Math 120R credit
MPLF 810 means verified Math 122B credit
MPLF 810 means verified Math 125 credit
MPLF 820 means verified Math 129 credit
MPLF 830 means verified Math 223 credit

If you think a student should be enrolled in a course,  but was dropped or didn't get it, it may be because
they already have credit that was verified through the Math Placement Office.

Other MPLF scores:
Reminder- MPLF 100 means the student did not have a placement a few days prior to orientation and is a Math 100 placement.  This is required for pre-scheduing of Math 100.

Other MPLF scores that don't look like a SAT score are based on ACT MATH scores. For example, MPLF 647 might look strange, but it is based on an ACT MATH score in the Math 113, 116, 120R score range since is it above 640.   If you see a strange looking score for a FY student, you should just check their math placement in the Next Steps Center proxy or compare it to the placement range here

1.4. MCLG, Math 100 Final Exam for Placement

Math 100 is used for placement into courses at or below the level of Math 112.   

MCLG  Score PPL1/PPLN (PPL) Score Eligible Course Score Expiration 
below 25 below 15 Math 100 n/a
25 or higher 15 or higher Math 106 or 107 2 years
55 40 Math 108, 112 15 months


1.5. Fall Enrollment in Math 129, 223, 254 if Enrolled in a Summer Calc I or Calc II Approved Course

One June 1 of each year:

We will verify prerequisites starting in early August. It is the student's responsibility to submit transcripts to prevent being dropped from fall courses. Students are messaged about this a few times before classes begin and may be dropped if they fail to respond or show successful completion of the prerequisite.