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
ACT is 20 or lower, SAT Math section (prior to Feb. 2016) is 490 or lower, SAT Math section (after Mar. 2016) is 520 or lowerMATH088
ACT is 21-22, SAT Math section (prior to Feb. 2016) is 500-530, SAT Math section (after Mar. 2016) is 530-560MATH102, MATH110, or MATH207. NOTE: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
ACT is 23-27, SAT Math section (prior to Feb. 2016) is 540-630, SAT Math section (after Mar. 2016) is 570-650MATH103, MATH104, MATH 111, or MATH 131. NOTE: Appropriate MATH course depends on program. See your advisor for best options for your program.
ACT is 28 or higher, SAT Math section (prior to Feb. 2016) is 640 or higher, SAT Math section (after Mar. 2016) is 650 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
0-29MATH088
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.