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 prerequisite
 AP , IB , or CLEP exam credit to fulfill a prerequisite
 ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER test scores
 ALEKS Math Placement Exam
Please use the Math Placement Criteria table below to determine the required prerequisite courses and test scores for enrollment into your desired math course.
Math Placement Criteria
The table below uses UAF Course Numbering (past  Summer 2024). Please click the button above for an updated table with the new Common Course Numbering as it will appear in the future.
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 Score 

Classic
CollegeLevel Math

NextGen
on QAS

NextGen
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 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, 1313 ^{2}  26  620        60 
MATH 2213  Survey of Mathematical Structures I  any MATH lecture  26  620        55 
MATH 2445  Calculus I with Review  MATH 1213 or 1284  28  660        70 
MATH 2554/C/H^{3}  Calculus I  MATH 1213 or 1284  28  660        76 
STAT 2303  Principles of Statistics  MATH 1203 or 1313  26  620        50 