Department of Mathematical Sciences

850 West Dickson Street, Room 309

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 72701

P 479-575-3351

F 479-575-8630

E-mail: math@uark.edu

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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:

- Review the math requirements for your major
- Note, some majors require multiple math courses with a specific sequence to follow

- Determine your initial math placement using the criteria below
- Discuss your math course with your academic advisor

### Requirements for Placement

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

- Prior college credit to fulfill a pre-requisite

- AP , IB , or CLEP exam credit to fulfill a pre-requisite
- ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER test scores
- ALEKS Math Placement Exam

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 Coursewith a C or better |
ACT MathScore |
SAT MathScore |
ACCUPLACER Scores |
MathPlacement Score ^{1} |
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Classic College-Level Math |
Next-Generation on QAS |
Next-Generation on AAF |
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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/H^{2} |
Calculus I | MATH 1213 or 1284 | 28 | 660 | - | - | - | 76 |

STAT 2303 | Principles of Statistics | MATH 1203 or 1313 | 26 | 620 | - | - | - | 50 |

**This is a score on a proctored (not your first practice) attempt of the ALEKS Math Placement Exam**

^{[1]}**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.**

^{[2]}*Page Updated: 4/25/2022*