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Placement in college courses at UACCM is contingent upon ACT, COMPASS, or ACCUPLACER test scores, which are designed to gauge student skill levels in the areas of English, reading, and math. The score ranges listed below will determine student placement in the following courses. All courses require a grade “C” or higher to move to the next level.

Minimum Admission Requirements:

High School or GED Graduates Must have at least:

15 ACT Composite Score OR
691 SAT Critical Reading and Math combined (or comparable new SAT) OR
55 ACCUPLACER reading score OR
63 COMPASS Reading Skills OR
36 ASSET Reading

English composition:

ACAD 0303 Basic Composition

0-18 ACT English OR
0-79 COMPASS Writing Skills OR
0-82 ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills

ENG 1003 Basic Technical Communication

19 ACT English OR
80 COMPASS Writing Skills OR
83 ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills
AND
19 ACT Reading OR
83 COMPASS Reading Skills OR
78 ACCUPLACER Reading

ENG 1013 Composition I

19 ACT English OR
80 COMPASS Writing Skills OR
83 ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills
AND
19 ACT Reading OR
83 COMPASS Reading Skills OR
78 ACCUPLACER Reading

Reading:

ACAD 0213 Reading

0-18 ACT Reading OR
0-82 COMPASS Reading Skills OR
0-77 ACCUPLACER Reading

College Success:

ACAD 0421L College Success

Required if scores indicate placement is two discipline areas of remediation.

Mathematics (A.A. & A.S.):

MATH 1203 College Algebra

20 ACT Math Section OR
41 COMPASS Algebra OR
81 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

MATH 1113 Quantitative Literacy

19 ACT Math Section OR
36 COMPASS Algebra OR
77 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

MATH 0903 Intermediate Algebra

17-19 ACT Math Section OR
27-40 COMPASS Algebra OR
48-80 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

MATH 0803 Basic Algebra

0-16 ACT Math Section OR
0-26 COMPASS Algebra OR
0-99 COMPASS Pre-Algebra OR
0-47 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

Mathematics (Technical):

MATH 1253 Applied Technical Math

0-33 ACT Math Section OR
0-26 COMPASS Algebra OR
0-99 COMPASS Pre-Algebra OR
0-120 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

MATH 1333 Applied Business Math

0-33 ACT Math Section OR
0-26 COMPASS Algebra OR
0-99 COMPASS Pre-Algebra OR
0-120 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra

NSG 1213 Math for Nurses

17 ACT Math Section OR
27-99 COMPASS Algebra OR
48-120 ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra