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Placement Requirements

Placement Requirements for Transition

Effective Fall 2016

Math (Algebra)

AccuPlacer College-Level Math Test

AccuPlacer Elementary Algebra Test

Compass Score (Algebra)

ACT

Course Placement

N/A

20-64

0-25

0-15

MATH 095

20-44

65-120

26-39

16-18

MATH 099

45-98

N/A

≥40

≥19

MATH 110

99-120*

N/A

N/A

N/A

MATH 111

*Placement at this level would allow credit-by-exam for MATH 110

English

AccuPlacer English Test

Compass Score

ACT

Course Placement

20-59

0-37

0-13

ENGL 095

60-85

38-69

14-17

ENGL 099

86-117

≥70

≥18

ENGL 101

118-120*

N/A

N/A

ENGL 102

*Would allow credit-by-exam for ENGL 101

Reading

AccuPlacer Reading Test

Compass Score

ACT

Course Placement

20-52

0-50

0-11

READ 095

≥53

≥51

≥12

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

095 and/or 099 May Be Required for
Associate Degree Seekers (includes TCA, CTS, or TD as a component of Associate Degrees)

Only 095 is Recommended for
Terminal TCA, CTS, or Technical Diploma programs where no Associated Degree is available

Business and Technology

A/C Refrigeration

Business Office Administration/Technology

Automotive Technology

Care & Development of Young Children

Barber-Styling

Drafting & Design Technology

Carpentry

Forensic Science & Technology

CNC

General Studies

Diesel Powered Equipment Technology

ICT: Computer Networking Support

Electrician

Industrial Instrumentation Technology

Medical Coding Specialist

Louisiana Transfer/Arts

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Louisiana Transfer/Science

Nurse Assistant

Nursing – Registered

Paramedic/EMT

Process Technology

Patient Care Technician

Respiratory Therapy

Welding

Practical Nursing TD Required Scores for PN Entry

Math (Algebra)

AccuPlacer College-Level Math Test

AccuPlacer Elementary Algebra Test

Compass Score (Algebra)

ACT

Course Placement

N/A

20-47

0-25

0-15

MATH 095

N/A

Recommended if placed in MATH 095

26-32

16-17

MATH 099

N/A

≥48

≥33

≥18

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

English

AccuPlacer English Test

Compass Score

ACT

Course Placement

20-59

0-37

0-13

ENGL 095

60-73

38-69

14-16

ENGL 099

≥74

≥70

≥17

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

Reading

AccuPlacer Reading Test

Compass Score

ACT

Course Placement

20-64

0-84

0-19

READ 095

≥65

≥85

≥20

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements