What Your Placement Exam Scores Mean
Reading A score of 90+ on the Reading exam is highly recommended for the following courses:
PSY-P 103 General Psychology
T 190 Literary and Intellectual Traditions
Math
Level | Course in which to enroll |
0-1 | MATH-A100 - enhanced version. You are also encouraged to attend a math exam workshop and then retake the math placement exam to attempt to test at a higher level prior to the start of the semester. |
2 | MATH-A100 Fundamentals of Algebra |
3 | MATH-M 107 College Algebra (does not fulfill campus-wide Quantitative Reasoning requirement; must pass with grade of C- or higher to advance to Level 4) |
or may enroll in: | |
CJUS-K 300 Statistical Techniques | |
MATH-M 111 Mathematics in the World | |
MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics | |
MATH-T 101 Math for Elementary Teachers | |
MATH-K 300 Statistical Techniques | |
4 | MATH-M 125 Pre-Calculus (must pass with grade of C- or higher to advance to Level 5) |
MATH-M 115 Pre-Calculus & Trigonometry (or two-semester equivalent, M125 & M126) (w/ grade of C- or higher in order to advance to Level 6) | |
5 | MATH-M 126 Trigonometric Functions or MATH-M 115 Pre-Calculus & Trigonometry (w/ grade of C- or higher to advance to Level 6) |
or: MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus | |
6 | MATH-M 215 Calculus I |
Level 3 on Math Exam required:
CSCI-C 101 Computer Programming I
GEOLOGY: any 100-level course
INFO-I 210 Informatics Infrastructure
PHYSICS: any 100-level course
ASTRONOMY: any 100-level course
Level 4 on Math Exam required:
BIOL-L 101 Introduction to Biological Sciences I
CHEM-C 101 Elementary Chemistry I
CHEM-C 105 Elementary Chemistry I + 1 yr. HS Chem
Level 6 on Math Exam required:
PHYS-P 201 General Physics I
PHYS-P 221 Physics I with MATH-M 215 concurrent
English
Level | Course in which to Enroll |
10 | ENG-W 031 Pre-Composition (does not count for college credit and is graded satisfactory/fail;must successfully pass to take W130) |
20 | ENG-W 130 Principles of Composition (4 credit hour version) (graded course, counts as elective credit; must successfully pass with a grade of C or above to take W131) |
30 | ENG-W 130 Principles of Composition (3 credit hour version) (graded course, counts as elective credit; must successfully pass with a grade of C or above to take W131) |
40 | ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition (graded course, required for all majors at IU South Bend) |
Level 30 on English Exam highly recommended:
SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking
Level 40 on English Exam highly recommended:
Anthropology: any 100-level course
Sociology: any 100-level course