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Math Placement for Undergraduates

Every student at the University of Arkansas is required to have credit for at least one math course. The specific math course you choose and the total number of math credits needed will depend on your chosen major. To determine your initial math course, you will need to:

  1. Review the math requirements for your major
    • Note, some majors require multiple math courses with a specific sequence to follow
  2. Determine your initial math placement using the criteria below
  3. Discuss your math course with your academic advisor

 Requirements for Placement

At the University of Arkansas, we use these placement options for enrollment:

Please use the Math Placement Criteria table below to determine the required pre-requisite courses and test scores for enrollment into your desired math course.

Math Placement Criteria

Desired Course Prerequisite: one of the following
Course Course Title Completed Course
with a C or better
ACT Math
Score
SAT Math
Score
ACCUPLACER Scores Math
Placement
Score1
Classic
College-Level Math
Next-Generation
on QAS
Next-Generation
on AAF
MATH 1203 & 0002L College Algebra
with 2 Hour Lab
none none none none none none none
MATH 1203 & 0001L College Algebra
with 1 Hour Lab
none 19 510 42 255 235 30
MATH 1203 College Algebra none 22 540 63 263 254 46
MATH 1213 Trigonometry MATH 1203 26 620 - - - 60
MATH 1284C Precalculus MATH 1203 26 620 - - - 60
MATH 1313 & 0131L Quantitative Reasoning
with 1 Hour Lab
none none none none none none none
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning none 19 510 42 255 235 40
MATH 1514 Calculus with Algebra and Trigonometry I MATH 1203 26 620 - - - 60
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus MATH 1203, 1213,
1284, or 2053
26 620 - - - 60
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics MATH 1203, 1213, 1284, or 2043 26 620 - - - 60
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning
In a Quantitative World
MATH 1203 or 1313 26 620 - - - 60
MATH 2213 Survey of Mathematical Structures I any MATH course 26 620 - - - 55
MATH 2445 Calculus I with Review MATH 1213 or 1284 28 660 - - - 70
MATH 2554/C/H2 Calculus I MATH 1213 or 1284 28 660 - - - 76
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics MATH 1203 or 1313 26 620 - - - 50
[1]This is a score on a proctored (not your first practice) attempt of the ALEKS Math Placement Exam
[2]Only students who score a minimum of 30 on ACT Math or 710 on SAT Math are eligible to take MATH 2554H Honors Calculus I.
Page Updated: 4/25/2022