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
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^{1} 

Classic
CollegeLevel Math

NextGen
on QAS

NextGen
on AAF


MATH 11003 & 00202  College Algebra with 2 Hour Lab 
none  none  none  none  none  none  none 
MATH 11003 & 00101  College Algebra with 1 Hour Lab 
none  19  510  42  255  235  30 
MATH 11003  College Algebra  none  22  540  63  263  254  46 
MATH 11103 & 01101  Quantitative Reasoning with 1 Hour Lab 
none  none  none  none  none  none  none 
MATH 11103  Quantitative Reasoning  none  19  510  42  255  235  40 
MATH 12003  Trigonometry  MATH 11003  26  620        60 
MATH 13004  Precalculus  MATH 11003  26  620        60 
MATH 20503  Finite Mathematics  MATH 11003, 11103, 12003, 13004, or 22003  26  620        60 
MATH 21003  Principles of Statistics  MATH 11003 or 11103  26  620        50 
MATH 21803  Mathematical Reasoning In a Quantitative World 
MATH 11003 or 11103  26  620        60 
MATH 22003  Survey of Calculus  MATH 11003, 11103, 12003, 13004, or 20503  26  620        60 
MATH 22103  Survey of Mathematical Structures I  any MATH lecture  26  620        55 
MATH 24004  Calculus I  MATH 12003 or 13004  28  660        76 
MATH 24005  Calculus I with Review  MATH 12003 or 13004  28  660        70 
^{[1]}This is a score on a proctored (not your first practice) attempt of the ALEKS Math
Placement Exam
^{[2]}Passing credit may be used to cover the prerequisite.
^{[3]}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.
Page Updated: 8/14/2024