Registering for Beginning Mathematics Courses

Students needing to take mathematics are placed into the appropriate courses through the use of test scores (THEA, ACT, SAT), departmental tests, or successful completion of certain courses. The chart below gives the minimum requirements to enroll in the required mathematics courses.


College Algebra or Equivalent

Calculus I


MATH 1314,
1324, 1332*

MATH 2413**


Min. Score/grade

Min. Score/grade




SAT Math



ACT Math



MATH 0303



MATH 1316 or MATH 2312or Trigonometry Test


"pass with 70%"

*Students who do not have THEA, SAT or ACT math scores will be required to take the pre-algebra test administered by the Mathematics Department. Students who fail the test will be required to enroll developmental math courses elsewhere

**Students enrolling in Calculus I must have the minimum SAT or ACT math scores noted above or one of the following: "C" or better in MATH 1316 or MATH 2312, or pass the departmental trigonometry test. It is assumed that all students enrolling in Calculus I are proficient in algebra. Students who are not proficient in algebra are advised to enroll in MATH 1314: College Algebra and MATH 1316: Trigonometry prior to enrolling in Calculus I.