Test Score Placement

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Mathematics Placement

General Recommendations (effective Fall 2011):
  • Students may always choose to enroll in a math class less difficult than suggested by the guidelines if the student wishes to build his/her skills.
  • Math Faculty may be consulted at all times.  



 

Test Score Placement Information:
ACT COMPASS
Algebra Domain
ASSET KYOTE3
KCTCS Colleges
27 or higher 83-99 NA N/A

MAT 170, MAT 175 or any course listed below

 22 or Higher 50-99 El. Alg. 46-55
Int. Alg. 43-55
CA 14 or higher MAT 150 or any course 
listed below
19-21 36-49 El. Alg. 41-45
Int. Alg.  39-42
CA 7-13 and MP 27 or higher MAT 150 with MAT 100 or supplemental instruction1; MAT 146, MAT 105; MAT 110; MAT 116; MAT 126 or any course listed below
     31-35 El. Alg. 39-40
Int. Alg. 36-38
CA 7-13 or MP 21 or higher All courses numbered MAT 105 through MAT 1262 with supplemental instruction4 or any course listed below
25-35 El. Alg. 34-40
Int. Alg. 33-38
CA 5-13 All courses numbered MAT 105 through MAT 1162 with supplemental instruction4 or any course listed below
16-30 El. Alg. 27-38
Int. Alg. 26-35
MAT 055 = MP 0-11
MAT 065 = CA 0-6 or MP 12-20
MAT 065 provided that, if there is a concurrent pre-algebra score, it is between 42-99; or any course listed below
COMPASS
Pre-algebra Domain
 

 
42-99 N. Skills 38-55 CA 0-6 or MP 12-20 MAT 065 or any course 
listed below
24-41 N. Skills 25-37 MP 0-11 MAT 055
 Less than 24 N. Skills 23-24   Refer to Adult Basic Education

1 MAT 100 offers supplementary academic support for MAT 150 
2 MAT 105, MAT 110, MAT 116 do not serve as prerequisites for MAT 120.
3 The KYOTE College Algebra Placement Test (CA) is administered after the (Developmental) Mathematics Placement Test (MP) if the MP score is 27 or higher.
4 Enrollment permitted only with concurrent supplementary instruction. College designated supplemental instruction must offer supplementary instruction. College designated supplemental instruction must offer supplementary academic support, such as extra class sessions, additional labs, tutoring and increased monitoring of students, beyond that usually associate with an entry-level course.NOTE: Colleges may seek approval from the Chancellor for use of alternate assessment instruments.



  

ACTC Programs and Math Requirements

 

Program Math Requirement

Air Conditioning

MAT 116

Applied Process Technologies

MAT 116 or MAT 126

Associate Degree Nursing

MAT 110 (MAT 150)*

Associate in Arts

MAT 146 or higher

Associate in Science

MAT 150

Automotive Technology

MAT 116

Business Administration

MAT 105 or higher*

Computer Aided Drafting & Design

MAT 110 (MAT 116)

Construction Technology

MAT 110

Cosmetology

MAT 110 or MAT 116

Criminal Justice

MAT 110 or MAT 150

Culinary Arts

MAT 105 or MAT 110

Diesel Technology

MAT 116

Electrical Technology

MAT 116 or MAT 126

Fire Science Technology

MAT 105 or higher

Industrial Maintenance Technology

MAT 116 or MAT 126

Information Technology

MAT 150

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood  Education

MAT 105, MAT 110 or MAT 150

Machine Tool Technology

MAT 116 or MAT 126

Office Systems Technology

MAT 105 or higher

Pharmacy Technology

MAT 105 or higher

Practical Nursing

MAT 105 or higher**

Respiratory Care Advanced Practice

MAT 110 or MAT 150

Surgical Technology

MAT 105 or higher**

Welding Technology

MAT 055 Pipeline, MAT 116   Combination

*Students who plan to transfer for a bachelor’s degree should take MAT 150
**Students who plan to apply to the ADN program should take MAT 110