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Math Placement

 

Students will be placed into the appropriate gateway math course based on the following criteria:

  • A high school average of 79% or higher                       
  • 70% or higher on a Math Regents exam
  • Math SAT score of 500 or higher
  • ACT score of 20 or higher
  • Transferring in (C or higher) a college level math class

Meeting any of the above criteria makes the student eligible for MA123, MA124, MA125, MA127, or MA130. Otherwise, a student will be registered for MA 095 in their first semester.

Students will be placed into the appropriate upper-level math course of MA 132 or higher based on the following criteria:

  • 80% or higher on ANY Math Regents exam, then the student is eligible to take MA 132 College Algebra & Trig
  • 80% or higher on the Algebra II/Trigonometry Regents exam, then the student is eligible to take MA 141 Precalculus
  • High school Precalculus course with an 80% or higher, then the student is eligible to take MA 245 Calculus I

Questions about Herkimer College math placement? Call (315) 866-0300 x8288