# PPA, AP, SAT and ACT Score Information

Eligibility to Calculus and Discrete Math can be determined by scores on the PPA, AP, CLEP, SAT or ACT Exams. The following tables show the scores required for registration into Calculus and Discrete Mathematics.

## Precalculus Proficiency Assessment (PPA) Score Requirements for Math 30 or 30X

For Science, Engineering, Math and BS Economics students.

*The path to Math 30 or 30X is: Math 1-> Math 18A and Math 18B OR Math 19 -> Math
30 or 30X

*Students may start further along this path depending on their math enrollment cetegory
and their PPA score, as described in the table below.

*Depending upon background and score, each course may also require a support course
and/or workshop.

Enrollment Category | PPA Score 0-54 |
PPA Score 55-69 |
PPA Score 70-79 |
PPA Score 80-100 |
---|---|---|---|---|

MI and MII |
Math 19 with Math 1019S Recommended |
Math 19 |
Math 30X and Math 30W |
Math 30 |

MIII |
Math 19 and Math 1019S Math 1 and Math 1001S |
Math 19 and Math 1019S | Math 30X and Math 30W | Math 30X and Math 30W |

MIV | Math 1 and Math 1001S | Math 1 and Math 1001S | Math 19 and Math 1019S |
Math 30X and Math 30W |

## Precalculus Proficiency Assessment (PPA) Score Requirements for Math 70 or 70X

For Business and Packaging Students:

*The path to Math 70 or 70X is: Math 1-> Math 18A OR Math 19 -> Math 70 or 70X

*Students may start further along this path depending on their math enrollment cetegory
and their PPA score, as described in the table below.

*Depending upon background and score, each course may also require a support course
and/or workshop.

Enrollment Category | PPA Score 0-39 |
PPA Score 40-54 |
PPA Score 55-69 |
PPA Score 70-100 |
---|---|---|---|---|

MI and MII | Math 18A with Math 18AW and Math 1018AS Recommended | Math 18A with Math 18AW Recommended | Math 70X and Math 70W | Math 70 |

MIII |
Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended Math 1 and Math 1001S |
Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended | Math 70X and Math 70W | Math 70X and Math 70W |

MIV | Math 1 and Math 1001S | Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended | Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended |
Math 70X and Math 70W |

## Precalculus Proficiency Assessment (PPA) Score Requirements for Math 71 or 71X

For Aviation, Technology, Packaging and BA Economics students:

*The path to Math 71 or 71X is: Math 1-> Math 18A OR Math 19 -> Math 71 or 71X

*Students may start further along this path depending on their math enrollment cetegory
and their PPA score, as described in the table below.

*Depending upon background and score, each course may also require a support course
and/or workshop.

Enrollment Category | PPA Score 0-39 |
PPA Score 40-54 |
PPA Score 55-69 |
PPA Score 70-100 |
---|---|---|---|---|

MI and MII | Math 18A with Math 18AW and Math 1018AS Recommended | Math 18A with Math 18AW Recommended | Math 71X and Math 71W | Math 71 |

MIII |
Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended Math 1 and Math 1001S |
Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended | Math 71X and Math 71W | Math 71X and Math 71W |

MIV | Math 1 and Math 1001S | Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended | Math 18A and Math 1018AS with Math 18AW Recommended |
Math 71X and Math 71W |

## Precalculus Proficiency Assessment (PPA) Score Requirements for Math 42 or 42X

Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer and Software Engineering students

*The path to Math 42 or 42X is: Math 1-> Math 18A and 18B OR Math 19 -> Math 42 or
42X

*Students may start further along this path depending on their math enrollment cetegory
and their PPA score, as described in the table below.

*Depending upon background and score, each course may also require a support course
and/or workshop.

Enrollment Category | PPA Score 0-54 |
PPA Score 55-69 |
PPA Score 70-79 |
PPA Score 80-100 |
---|---|---|---|---|

MI and MII | Math 19 with Math 1019S Recommended | Math 19 | Math 42X and Math 42W | Math 42 |

MIII |
Math 19 and Math 1019S
Math 1 and Math 1001S |
Math 19 and Math 1019S | Math 42X and Math 42W | Math 42X and Math 42W |

MIV | Math 1 and Math 1001S | Math 1 and Math 1001S | Math 19 and Math 1019S | Math 42X and Math 42W |

## SAT and ACT Scores

Test Score | Course Eligibility |
---|---|

SAT MATH score of 570 (New SAT) or higher |
Math 70 Math 71 |

ACT MATH score of 23 or higher |
Math 70 Math 71 |

## AP Calculus

AB Calculus Score (or AB subscore of BC Calculus) | Course Eligibility |
---|---|

4-5 | Math 31 OR Math 42 |

3-5 |
Math 31X and Math 31W
Math 42X and Math 42W |

BC Calculus Only | Course Eligibility |
---|---|

4-5 | Math 32 OR Math 42 |

3-5 |
Math 32X and Math 32W
Math 42X and Math 42W |

## AP Pre-Calculus

AP Pre-Calculus Score | Eligibility |
---|---|

4-5 | Math 30 OR Math 42 OR Math 70 OR Math 71 |

3-5 |
Math 30X and 30W Math 42X and 42W Math 70X and 70W Math 71X and 71W |

## CLEP Exams

Subject | Score | Course Eligibility |
---|---|---|

College Algebra | 50 or higher |
Math 70X and Math 70W
Math 71X and Math 71W |

College Algebra | 65 or higher |
Math 70
Math 71 |

Precalculus | 50 or higher | Math 30X and Math 30W |

Precalculus | 65 or higher | Math 30 |

Calculus | 50 or higher | Math 31X and Math 31W |

Calculus | 65 or higher | Math 31 |

**Note: **Some departments that require Math 71 allow students who have taken Math 30 to make
a course substitution. Students who earned a 3 or better in the AP Calculus Exam
or earned a C- or better should contact their academic advisor about waiving the Math
71 requirement.