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English and Mathematics Placement for Entering Freshmen and International Students

English and Math placement tests are scheduled a few weeks before the start of each semester.  Click here for a list of scheduled English and Math placement test dates. Please note, each test costs $4 (cash only) and students must present photo ID. 

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The following is an outline of the requirements for entrance into these courses.

English Placement

Enrollment in the following courses: Required scores
  ACT SAT WSU
English 011 (Syntax, Logic and Org.) 1-19 <460 5*
English 013 Basic Skills for ESL I 1-14 <370 1
English 015 Basic Skills for ESL II 15-19 <460 2
English 100 Non-native Speakers 20-26 460+ 3
English 101 20-26 460+ 4
English 101H 27-30 570+ --
English 102 - English 101 Credit 31+ 660+ --

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Note the score five (5) places the student in English 011.  It does not indicate a higher score than one through four. 

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Mathematics Placement

Course High School Background Required scores
    ACT SAT WSU
Math 011 No HS math <17 <380 10 or less
Math 012 (Math 011) or (1 yr HS Algebra) 18-19 380-459 11-14
Math 111 (Math 012) or (2 yrs of HS Algebra) 20-30 460-639 15+
Math 112 (Math 012) or (2 yrs of HS Algebra & 1 yr HS Geometry) 20-30 460-639 15+
Math 123 (Math 111) or (2 yrs of HS Algebra & 1 yr of) 20-30 460-639 15+
Math 242 Please see the footnote* 20-30 460-639 15+
Credit for Math 111 2 yrs of HS Algebra with "B" or better 31+ 640+ ---
Credit for Math 112 2 yrs of HS Algebra & 1 yr Geometry & 1/2 yr of Trig with "B" or better 31+ 640+ ---

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Prerequisites for Math 242: (Math 112 with "C" or better) or (2 yrs of HS algebra, 1 yr of HS geometry, and 1/2 yr of HS trigonometry) or (Math 111 and Math 123 with "C" or better in each)

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