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 
Test/Course 
MATH 1314, 
MATH 2413** 

Min. Score/grade 
Min. Score/grade 
THEA Math 
270 

SAT Math 
500674 
675 
ACT Math 
21 
27 
MATH 0303 
"C" 


"C" 
*Students who do not have THEA, SAT or ACT math scores will be required to take the prealgebra 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.