WSU Tri-Cities

Placement Tests

Math-Placement Chart

WSU Tri-Cities Math Placement Chart

Updated for AY 2013–14

ALEKS scores are valid for one year from date of assessment.

WSU Math Course Eligibility

ALEKS

College Board
A.P. AB
Calculus Test

Prerequisite Course Completion
(minimum grade of C required)

103 Algebra Methods and Introduction to Functions

30%

105 Exploring Math

40%

NA

99/101/103

106 College Algebra

55%

NA

99/101/103

106 College Algebra
(Accelerated version- Wks 1-9)*

65%

NA

99/101/103
With a grade of B or better

108 Trigonometry

NA

NA

106

140 Calculus for Biologists

70%

2

106 & 108

151 Calculus for Middle School Teachers

65%

2

106

171 Calculus I

80%

2

106 & 108

172 Calculus II

NA

3-5

171

201 Business Precalculus

55%

NA

99/101/103

202 Business Calculus

65%

2

106 or 201

205 Statistical Thinking

40%

NA

99/101/103

212 Intro to Statistical Methods

40%

NA

99/101/103

220 Linear Algebra

NA

NA

171 or concurrent

251 Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics I

45%

NA

99/101/103

273 Calculus III

NA

NA

172

315 Differential Equations

NA

NA

220 and 273
(220 may be concurrent)

NA: Not Applicable

*Students who register for 106A should also register for 108A at the same time even though it starts the 10th week of the semester