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.

Reading

Reading course placement using high school GPA, Next-Generation ACCUPLACER, or ACT
ACT Next-Generation
ACCUPLACER
Classic
ACCUPLACER
Course Recommendation
1 – 13 200 – 227 1 – 41 RDG-038 College Prep Reading I *
14 – 15 228 – 238 42 – 57 RDG-039 College Prep Reading II *
16 – 18 239 – 250 58 – 75 RDG-040 College Prep Reading III *
19 – 36 251 – 300 76 – 120 Transfer / Technical Credit Courses (Ex. Psychology, Sociology)

* Success course

Writing

Writing course placement using high school GPA, Next-Generation ACCUPLACER, or ACT
High School
GPA
ACT Next-Generation
ACCUPLACER
Classic
ACCUPLACER
Essay
Classic
ACCUPLACER
Sentence Skills
Course Recommendation
2.49 and below 1 – 15 200 – 239 0 – 3 1 – 63 ENG-060 College Prep Writing I *
2.5 – 2.79 16 – 18 240 – 252 4 – 5 64 – 81 ENG-061 College Prep Writing II *
2.5 – 2.79 16 – 36 240 – 300 4 – 8 64 – 120
  • COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace
  • COM-730 Communications
2.8+ 19 – 36 253 – 300 6 – 8 82 – 120 ENG-105 Composition I

* Success course

Math

Next-Generation ACCUPLACER Assessment and ACT Assessment Placement and Course Sequence Guide: Math — Arithmetic
High School
GPA
ACT Next-Generation
ACCUPLACER
Arithmetic
Next-Generation
ACCUPLACER
Quantitative
Reasoning,
Algebra,
and Statistics
Classic
ACCUPLACER
Arithmetic
Classic
ACCUPLACER
Elementary
Algebra
Course
Recommendation
200 – 240 1 – 44 No placement. Take ACCUPLACER Arithmetic assessment.
1.99 and below 1 – 13 200 – 239 1 – 39 MAT-045 Fundamentals of Math *
2.0 – 2.49 14 232 – 254 33 – 62 MAT-048 Preparatory Math for Elementary Algebra *
2.0 – 2.49 14 – 15 240 – 254 241 – 245 40 – 62 45 – 55 MAT-052 Pre-Algebra *
2.0 – 2.49+ 14 – 36 240 – 300 241 – 300 40 – 120 45 – 120 MAT-772 Applied Math
2.5 – 2.79 16 – 18 255 – 300 246 – 258 63 – 120 56 – 84 MAT-063 Elementary Algebra *
2.8+ 19 – 23 259 – 300 85 – 120
  • MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts
  • MAT-156 Statistics
  • MAT-744 Technical Math
  • MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry
  • MAT-151 Math Reasoning for Teachers I
  • MAT-504 Electronics Math I
  • PNN-103 Nursing Calculations
  • MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra
  • MLT-103 Lab Mathematics
2.8+ with C or higher in Algebra I and Algebra II and Geometry, or Math 1 and Math 2 and Math 3 in high school. 24 MAT-121 College Algebra

* Success course

High School
GPA
ACT Next-Generation
ACCUPLACER
Advanced Algebra and Functions
Classic
ACCUPLACER
College Level Math
Course Recommendation
200 – 226 1 – 39 No placement. Take ACCUPLACER Quantitative Reasoning,
Algebra, and Statistics
2.8+ 19 – 23 227 – 257 40 – 4950 – 59
  • MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts
  • MAT-156 Statistics
  • MAT-744 Technical Math
  • MAT-778 Applied Geometry / Trigonometry
  • MAT-151 Math Reasoning for Teachers I
  • MAT-504 Electronics Math I
  • PNN-103 Nursing Calculations
  • MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra
  • MLT-103 Lab Mathematics
2.8+ with C or higher in Algebra I and Algebra II and Geometry, or Math 1 and Math 2 and Math 3 in high school. 24 258 – 265 60 – 79 MAT-121 College Algebra
2.8+ with C or higher in Pre-Calc or Math 4 in high school 25 – 26 266 – 275 80 – 120
  • MAT-128 Precalculus
  • MAT-134 Trig and Analytic Geometry
2.8+ with C or higher in high school Calculus 27 – 36 276 – 300 MAT-210 Calculus I

Contact Information

Evaluation and Testing

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