The following examinations determine developmental course placement: American College Test (ACT); Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
|TEST SCORES||AFTER 9/1989||BEFORE 9/1989||PLACEMENT|
|ACT (ENGLISH)||Below 16||Below 13||ENG 0123 Intermediate English|
|16 or above||13 or above||ENG 1113 English Composition I|
|16 or above***||13 or above***||SPT 1113 Public Speaking|
|Below 16||Below 13||SPT 0113 Basic Speaking|
|ACT (MATH)||1-13||1-6||MAT 0113 Fundamentals of Mathematics|
|1-13||1-6||VOM 1103 Related Studies Mathematics|
|14-15||7-9||MAT 0123 Beginning Algebra|
|16-17 and*||10-12 and*||MAT 1233 Intermediate Algebra|
|18 or above and **||13 or above and **||MAT 1313 College Algebra|
|25 or above||N/A||MAT 1613 Calculus I|
|TABE (MATH)||Academic: 12.0 or higher||N/A||MAT 0113 Beginning Algebra|
|Technical if math required: 12.0 or higher||N/A||MAT 0113 Beginning Algebra|
|Career: Below 9.0||N/A||Related Studies Math|
|ACT (READING)||1-15 Academic||REA 0123 Reading|
|1-15 Career Tech||VOR 1203 Related Studies Reading|
|16 or above||NO DEVELOPMENTAL READING REQUIRED|
|16 or above***||SPT 1113 Public Speaking|
|TABE (Reading)||Career: Below 10.0||VOR 1103 Related Studies Reading|
|Technical: Below 11.9||VOR 1103 Related Studies Reading|
|Academic & Technical: 12.0 or Above||NO DEVELOPMENTAL READING REQUIRED|
* grade of “C” or higher in one year of high school algebra
**grade of “C” or higher in two years of high school algebra
***Prerequisite: A score of 16 on both the Reading and English portions of the Enhanced ACT or REA 0123 and ENG 0123 with a grade of “C” or better.
- Essential Skills LLS 0113 is mandatory for students enrolled in REA 0123, ENG 0123 (developmental courses), and any developmental math course.
- Students must meet both the ACT math subtest requirement and the high school algebra requirement before enrolling in Intermediate or College Algebra.
- If a student has taken the ACT more than once, the highest subtest scores may be used in class placement.