See ALEKS Math Readiness Assessment to:
- Take the ALEKS online assessment
- Learn more about your score and course placement
- See math course sequencing
ALEKS Minimum Score | Math Course Recommendation |
5 | MAT-012 Math Skills |
6 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
MAT-772 Applied Math |
9 | MAT-048 Preparatory Math for Elementary Algebra |
14 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
MAT-103 Lab Mathematics |
30 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
45 | MAT-121 College Algebra |
61 | MAT-128 Precalculus |
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry |
76 | MAT-210 Calculus I |
See ACCUPLACER Assessment to:
- Schedule your ACCUPLACER assessment
- Prepare for the ACCUPLACER
Arithmetic | Math Course Recommendation |
200 – 239 | MAT-012 Math Skills |
240 – 254 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
232 – 254 | MAT-048 Preparatory Math for Elementary Algebra |
255 – 300 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
240 – 300 | MAT-772 Applied Math |
Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS) | Math Course Recommendation |
241 – 245 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
246 – 258 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics |
259 – 300 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
Advanced Algebra and Functions | Math Course Recommendation |
227 – 257 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
258 – 265 | MAT-121 College Algebra |
266 – 275 | MAT-128 Precalculus |
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry |
276 – 300 | MAT-210 Calculus I |
The ACCUPLACER Classic assessment is no longer offered, but we can use your previous scores for math course placement.
Arithmetic | Math Course Recommendation |
1 – 39 | MAT-012 Math Skills |
40 – 62 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
33 – 62 | MAT-048 Preparatory Math for Elementary Algebra |
63 – 120 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
40 – 120 | MAT-772 Applied Math |
Elementary Algebra | Math Course Recommendation |
45 – 55 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
56 – 84 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics |
85 – 120 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
College Level Math | Math Course Recommendation |
40 – 49 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
50 – 59 | MAT-121 College Algebra |
60 – 79 | MAT-128 Precalculus |
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry |
80 – 120 | MAT-210 Calculus I |
Hawkeye Community College serves as a National Testing Center for the high school ACT test. Visit act.org to register for the ACT Test.
ACT Math | Math Course Recommendation |
1 – 13 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
14 | MAT-048 Preparatory Math for Elementary Algebra |
14 – 15 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
16 – 18 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
| MLT-103 Lab Mathematics |
14 – 36 | MAT-772 Applied Math |
19 – 23 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
24 | MAT-121 College Algebra |
25 – 26 | MAT-128 Precalculus |
| MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry |
27 – 36 | MAT-210 Calculus I |
The COMPASS assessment is no longer offered, but we can use your previous scores for math course placement.
Pre-Algebra | Math Course Recommendation |
1 – 23 | MAT-012 Math Skills |
24 – 38 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
20 – 38 | MAT-048 Preparatory Math for Elementary Algebra |
39 – 100 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
24 – 100 | MAT-772 Applied Math |
Algebra | Math Course Recommendation |
26 – 41 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics |
42 – 65 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
66 – 100 | MAT-121 College Algebra |
College Algebra | Math Course Recommendation |
31 – 50 | MAT-121 College Algebra |
51 – 100 | MAT-128 Precalculus |
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry |
Trigonometry | Math Course Recommendation |
31 – 50 | MAT-128 Precalculus |
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry |
51 – 100 | MAT-210 Calculus I |
If the standardized assessment does not accurately reflect course placement the Multiple Measures Assessment can be used. See your Academic Advisor for review.
Score | Math Course Recommendation |
1 | MAT-012 Math Skills |
2 | MAT-052 Pre-Algebra |
MAT-048 Preparatory Math for Elementary Algebra |
3 | MAT-060 Algebra Essentials |
MAT-772 Applied Math |
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics |
4 | MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra |
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts |
MAT-112 Math for Elementary Teachers I |
MAT-156 Statistics |
MAT-504 Electronics Math I |
MAT-741 Technical Mathematics I |
MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry |
5 | MAT-121 College Algebra |
6 | MAT-128 Precalculus |
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry |
7 | MAT-210 Calculus I |
See ACCUPLACER Assessment to:
- Schedule your ACCUPLACER assessment
- Prepare for the ACCUPLACER
Reading | Course Recommendation |
200 – 227 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
228 – 238 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
239 – 250 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
251 – 300 | ENG-105 Composition I |
Writing | Course Recommendation |
200 – 228 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
229 – 239 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
240 – 252 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
253 – 300 | ENG-105 Composition I |
The ACCUPLACER Classic assessment is no longer offered, but we can use your previous scores for course placement.
Reading | Course Recommendation |
1 – 41 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
42 – 54 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
58 – 75 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
76 – 120 | ENG-105 Composition I |
Sentence Skills | Course Recommendation |
1 – 41 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
42 – 63 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
64 – 81 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
82 – 120 | ENG-105 Composition I |
Essay | Course Recommendation |
0 – 1 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
2 – 3 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
4 – 5 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
6 – 8 | ENG-105 Composition I |
Hawkeye Community College serves as a National Testing Center for the high school ACT test. Visit act.org to register for the ACT Test.
Reading or English | Course Recommendation |
1 – 13 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
14 – 15 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
16 – 18 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
19 – 36 | ENG-105 Composition I |
The COMPASS assessment is no longer offered, but we can use your previous scores for course placement.
Reading | Course Recommendation |
1 – 46 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
47 – 68 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
69 – 81 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
82 – 100 | ENG-105 Composition I |
Writing | Course Recommendation |
1 – 19 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
20 – 40 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
41 – 64 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
64 – 100 | ENG-105 Composition I |
If the standardized assessment does not accurately reflect course placement the Multiple Measures Assessment can be used. See your Academic Advisor for review.
Score | Course Recommendation |
0 | ENG-071 Academic Literacy I |
1 | ENG-081 Academic Literacy II |
2 | ENG-091 Academic Literacy III |
4 | ENG-105 Composition I |