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SLCC Math Placement FAQ

When do my scores expire?

Your math placement scores will expire 1 year from when you take it.

Is retesting allowed?

Yes. You can retake the exam once per semester and are required to wait 3 weeks between attempts with a $15 fee at the time of testing.

What do my scores mean?

If you took the Directed Self-Placement your placement determines which course you can register for.

Recommended Placement Courses permitted to enroll in with Directed Self-Placement Score

Math 0950*

Math 0900

Math 0920

Math 0950

Math 0980**

Math 0980

Math 1010

Math 1010

Math 1030

Math 1040

Biol 1610/1615

Math 1050

Math 1050

Math 1090

Math 2000

Chem 1110

Math 1060

Math 1060

Math 1080

Math 1090

Math 2000

Math 1210

Math 1210

Math 1080

Math 1090

Math 2000

*If you placed into math 0950 you are still eligible to register for any developmental math course with a number in the 0900 series.

**If you placed into 0980 you are still eligible to register for any developmental math course with a number in the 0900 series. Math 0980 is also prerequisite to math 1010.

What if I do not have a math score?

You are eligible to register for any developmental math course with a number in the 0900 series. After watching the videos on the SLCC Placement Process page, you should have an idea of which you are most comfortable with and what best fits your program of study.

Courses do not require math Placement

Course require math and English Placement

Math 0900

Math 0920

Math 0950

Math 0980

Math 1010

Math 1030

Math 1040

Math 1050

Math 1060

Math 1080

Math 1090

Math 1210

 

What math course should I register for?

Your math (QL or QS) class choice should be based on your program and transfer institution’s requirements. If you are unsure about which course is right for you, please consult an academic advisor or the catalog. 

You can also visit the SLCC Placement Process page to determine which course you feel is appropriate. Videos are available to help with your decision making.

-- Students receiving Veterans benefits please contact your advisor regarding your math placement