WSU COURSE PLACEMENT GUIDE Advisors: Students with no college credit in English and/or math should be placed in their initial English or math class based on their ACT sub scores or Accuplacer test scores following the guidelines below: English ACT Sub Score of: 18 or higher: English 111 17 or lower: English 099 College Reading and Writing Introduction to College Writing* Math ACT Sub Score of: 26 or higher: Math 212 Calculus 23 or higher: Math 120 Precalculus or Math 140 Applied Calculus 22 or higher: Math 112 Modeling with functions for Business or Math 115 College Algebra 18 or higher: Math 100 Survey of Mathematics or Math 110 Finite Mathematics or Math 202 Elements of Math Stats 110 Fundamentals of Statistics 17 or lower: Math 050 Intermediate Algebra* *English 099 and Math 050 are developmental, non-degree credit courses. Accuplacer Test Placements: English (Reading Comprehension Test) <78 = English 099 78 or greater = English 111 Math (Elementary Algebra Test) <50 = Math 050 50 – <76 = May take Math 050 or Math 100 Students who score 76 or better will move on to take the College Level Math test and will be placed as follows: Math (College Level Math) <50 = Math 100 or 110 or 202 or Stats 110 50 – <60 = Math 112 or 115 60 – <70 = Math 120 or 140 70 or more = Math 212 ADDITIONAL NOTES: All students should have ACT sub scores printed on their PDF; some student may also present Accuplacer scores. The higher placement should be observed. Students with previously earned credit in college level English or math may enroll in the next appropriate course regardless of ACT or test scores. Students may choose to take a class in a lower placement level. Placement is mandatory; students will be prevented from registering in a class higher than their placement level.