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Placement Scoring Chart

MVCC - ACCUPLACER Cut Scores and Course Placement

 

Reading

Test CodeTest ScoreCourse Placement
ACC161 or aboveReady for college level reading
41 to 60

DS090 Academic Reading and SO101 Introduction to  Sociology or PY101 Introduction to Psychology

40 or belowDS051 Essential Reading/Study Skills and ED112 Critical Thinking and Reasoning

 

Writing

Test CodeTest ScoreCourse Placement
MVT10005

EN101 English 1 Composition or EN110 Oral and Written Communications*

EN105 English Composition for Speakers of Other Languages**

EN106 English Composition and Reading***

0004ESL English as a Second Language
0003EN099 Introduction to College English
0002EN090 Basic Writing Skills
0001Score Pending


*ONLY for appropriate Technology majors        **ONLY for non-native English speakers        ***ONLY for students who scored less than 60 on reading

 

Mathematics

Test CodeTest ScoreCourse Placement
ACC230 or belowMA089*
31 or above

         MA090 Essential Math**, MA096 Mathematical Literacy**, or                 MA 091 Introduction to Algebra***

Students requiring BM129 that score in this range may take BM129 as a co-requisite with MA090 or MA091 as appropriate for their major.

*unless the required math course is MA105      **for students enrolled in non-STEM majors     ***for students enrolled in STEM majors or who will need to take MA115 or MA171.  MA091 is required, unless the required math course is MA105

 

Test CodeTest ScoreCourse Placement
ACC3**51 or above

MA108 Concepts in Mathematics or MA110 Elementary Statistics

MA115 Intermediate Mathematics or MA171 Foundations of Mathematics*

76 or aboveMA131 Finite Mathematics

*ONLY for appropriate Education majors.        **Students who score below a 46 in ACC3 will be administered the Arithmetic test.  Students who score above a 76 in ACC3 will be administered the College Level Math test.

 

Test CodeTest ScoreCourse Placement
ACC4*36 or above

MA121 Fundamentals of College Math or MA125 College Algebra and Trigonometry

MA139 College Algebra

56 or aboveMA150 Pre-Calculus
76 or aboveMA151 Calculus

*If ACC4 is below 30, advisors should check the BANNER screen SOATEST for ACC3 score

SAT/ACT Exemptions

SAT/ACTTest Code 
 SAT1**Reading: 500, Students are ready for college level reading
 SAT2*Math: 500, Students are able to schedule for MA108, MA110, MA115, and MA171
 SAT3**Writing: 500, Students are ready for EN101 English Composition
   
 ACTRReading: 21, Students are ready for college level reading
 ACTMMath: 19, Students are able to schedule for MA108, MA110, MA115, and MA117
 ACTWWriting: 21, Students are ready for EN101 English Composition

     * SATs taken after March 1, 2016 require a score of 530 on the Math portion of the SAT

    **SATs taken after March 1, 2016 require a score of 560 on the Reading and Evidence Based Writing portion of the SAT