MVCC-NextGen ACCUPLACER Cut Scores and Course Placement

NextGen Accuplacer Scores: 2018-2019

Reading

Test Code Test Score Course Placement
NGA1 266 or above Ready for college-level reading
241 to 261

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

240 or below DS051 Essential Reading/Study Skills and ED112 Critical Thinking and Reasoning

 

Writing

Test Code Test Score Course Placement
MVT1 0005

EN101 English 1 Composition or EN110 Oral and Written Communications*

EN105 English Composition for Speakers of Other Languages**

EN106 English Composition and Reading***

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

*ONLY for appropriate Technology majors       

**ONLY for non-native English speakers       

***ONLY for students who scored less than 261 on reading

Mathematics

Test Code Test Score Course Placement
NGA2 236 or below MA089*
237 to 262

         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 Code Test Score Course Placement
NGA3 237 or Above

MA108 Concepts in Mathematics
or MA110 Elementary Statistics

MA115 Intermediate Mathematics
or MA171 Foundations of Mathematics*

269 or Above MA131 Finite Mathematics

*ONLY for appropriate Education majors.       

**Students who score below a 237 in NGA3 will be administered the Arithmetic test.   

Test Code Test Score Course Placement
NGA4* 237 or above

MA121 Fundamentals of College Math or MA125 College Algebra and Trigonometry

MA139 College Algebra

263 to 275 MA150 Pre-Calculus
276 or above MA151 Calculus

*If NGA4* is below 237, advisors should check the BANNER screen SOATEST for NGA3 score

SAT/ACT Exemptions

SAT/ACT Test Code  
  SAT1 **Reading: 560, Students are ready for college-level reading
and EN 101
  SAT2 *Math: 530 Students are able to schedule for
MA108, MA110, MA115, and MA171
     
  ACTR Reading: 21, Students are ready for college-level reading
  ACTM Math: 19, Students are able to schedule for
MA108, MA110, MA115, and MA171
  ACTW Writing: 8 or above, Students are ready for
EN101 English Composition