Course Placement Chart

IMPORTANT

Use Old SAT score for test administrations prior to March 2016. Use New SAT scores for test administrations in March 2016 or later.

Mathematics: ACT/SAT Scores for Initial Placement

Mathematics: ACT/SAT and equivalent LSSU Math Course Placement
Your ACT/SATYour LSSU Math Course Placement
No ACT/SAT Score, ACT is 17 or lower, New SAT Section is 470 or lower, New SAT Test is 23.5 or lower, or Old SAT Section is 430 or lowerMATH087
ACT is 18-20, New SAT Section is 480-520, New SAT Test is 24-26, or Old SAT Section is 440-490MATH088
ACT is 21-22, New SAT Section is 530-560, New SAT Test is 26.5-28, or Old SAT Section is 500-530MATH102, MATH110, or MATH207. NOTE: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
ACT is 23-27, New SAT Section is 570-650, New SAT Test is 28.5-32.5, or Old SAT Section is 540-630MATH103, MATH104, MATH 111, or MATH131. NOTE: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
ACT is 28 or higher, New SAT Section is 660 or higher, New SAT Test is 33 or higher, or Old SAT Section is 640 or higherMATH112 or MATH151. NOTE: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.

Mathematics: ALEKS PPL Test (for initial placement or for challenge of the initial placement)

Mathematics: ALEKS PPL and equivalent LSSU Math Course Placement
Your ALEKS PPL ScoreYour LSSU Math Course Placement
0-13MATH087
14-29MATH088
30-45MATH102, MATH110, or MATH207. NOTE: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
46-60MATH103, MATH104, or MATH 111. NOTE: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
46-75MATH131: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
61-75MATH112: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
76-100 (or 61-75 and MATH131)MATH151: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.

Reading: ACT/SAT Scores for Initial Placement

Reading: ACT/SAT and equivalent LSSU Math Course Placement
Your ACT/SATYour LSSU Reading Course Placement
No ACT/SAT Score, ACT is 17 or lower, New SAT Section is 470 or lower, New SAT Test is 23.5 or lower, or Old SAT Section is 430 or lowerREAD091

English: Directed Self-Placement

All students are eligible to enroll in ENGL110. Consult with your advisor to decide whether to sign-up for the optional, co-requisite skill-building course, ENGL105 First-Year Composition Workshop.