Placement Tests

WSU Tri-Cities Math Placement Chart

Updated for AY 2013–14

ALEKS scores are valid for one year from date of assessment.

WSU Math Course EligibilityALEKSCollege BoardA.P. ABCalculus TestPrerequisite Course Completion(minimum grade of C required)
103 Algebra Methods and Introduction to Functions30%
105 Exploring Math40%NA99/101/103
106 College Algebra55%NA99/101/103
106 College Algebra(Accelerated version- Wks 1-9)*65%NA99/101/103With a grade of B or better
108 TrigonometryNANA106
140 Calculus for Biologists70%2106 & 108
151 Calculus for Middle School Teachers65%2106
171 Calculus I80%2106 & 108
172 Calculus IINA3-5171
201 Business Precalculus55%NA99/101/103
202 Business Calculus65%2106 or 201
205 Statistical Thinking40%NA99/101/103
212 Intro to Statistical Methods40%NA99/101/103
220 Linear AlgebraNANA171 or concurrent
251 Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics I45%NA99/101/103
273 Calculus IIINANA172
315 Differential EquationsNANA220 and 273(220 may be concurrent)

NA: Not Applicable *Students who register for 106A should also register for 108A at the same time even though it starts the 10th week of the semester