Assessment & Testing

Assessment Scores and Course Equivalences

Students without a high school degree or high school equivalency diploma should be referred to the Hawkeye High School Completion program.

 

Math Course Placement Reading Course Placement Writing Course Placement

Math Course Placement

COMPASS
(Pre-Algebra)
ACT
(Math)
ASSET
(Numerical)
ACCUPLACER
(Arithmetic)
ACCUPLACER
(Elementary Algebra)
MATH
Course Recommendations
1-17 1-12 23-30 NA NA COMPASS PAL or ESL Referral ***
18-23 13 31-37 29-39 NA MAT045 Fundamentals of Math **
24-38 14-15 38-39 40-62 NA MAT052 Pre-Algebra **
39-100 16-18 40-55 63-102 56-96 MAT063 Elementary Algebra **
24-100 14-36 38-55 40-120 56-120 MAT772 Applied Math
           
COMPASS
(Algebra)
ACT
(Math)
ASSET
(Elementary Algebra)
ACCUPLACER
(Arithmetic)
ACCUPLACER
(Elementary Algebra)
MATH
Course Recommendations
1-25 NA NA NA NA No equivalency / No placement
26-41 16-18 32-39 63-102 56-56 MAT036 Elementary Algebra **
42-65 19-23 40-55 103-116 97-116 MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts
MAT156 Statistics
MAT744 Technical Math
MAT778 Applied Geometry/Trigonometry
MAT151 Math Reasoning for Teachers I
MAT504 Electronics Math I
PNN103 Nursing Calculations
MAT102 Intermediate Algebra
MLT103 Lab Mathematics
66-100 24 NA 117-120 117-120 MAT122 College Algebra
           
COMPASS
(College-Algebra)
ACT
(Math)
ASSET
(Intermediate Alg)
ACCUPLACER
(Arithmetic)
ACCUPLACER
(Elementary Algebra)
MATH
Course Recommendations
1-30 NA NA NA NA No equivalency / No placement
31-50 24 45-55 117-120 117-120 MAT122 College Algebra
51-100 25-26 NA NA NA MAT128 Precalculus
MAT134 Trig & Analytic Geometry
           
COMPASS
(Trigonometry)
ACT
(Math)
ASSET
(College Algebra)
ACCUPLACER
(Arithmetic)
ACCUPLACER
(Elementary Algebra)
MATH
Course Recommendations
1-30 NA NA NA NA No equivalency / No placement
31-50 25-26 45-47 NA NA MAT128 Precalculus
MAT134 Trig & Analytic Geometry
51-100 27-36 18-55 NA NA MAT210 Calculus I

Reading Course Placement

COMPASS
(Reading)
ACT
(Reading)
ASSET
(Reading)
ACCUPLACER
(Reading)
READING
Course Recommendations
1-39 1-12 23-30 1-34 COMPASS PAL or ESL Referral ***
 40-46  13  31  35-43 RDG038 College Prep Reading I **
 47-68  14-15  32-33  44-61 RDG039 College Prep Reading II **
 69-81  16-18  34-37  62-89 RDG040 College Prep Reading III **
82-100 19-36 38-53 90-120 Transfer/Technical Credit Course (Ex. Psychology, Sociology)

Writing Course Placement

COMPASS
(Writing)
ACT
(English)
ASSET
(Writing)
ACCUPLACER
(Sentence Skills)
WRITING
Course Recommendations
1-19 1-12 23-30 1-47 COMPASS PAL or ESL Referral ***
20-40 13-15 31-34 48-76 ENG060 College Prep Writing I **
41-64 16-18 35-39 77-97 ENG061 College Prep Writing II **
65-100 19-36 40-54 98-120 COM781 Written Comm. in the Workplace
ENG105 Composition I
41-100 16-36 35-54 77-120 COM730 Communications

* Optional writing sample available upon request in place of the COMPASS Writing Assessment
** Success Courses
*** Optional ESL assessment upon request with ELL coursework, ESL coursework, or PAL tutoring available.

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