Placement Testing

Do I need to take the placement tests?

Many of our new students have transfer credit in Math, English, or Modern Language courses. If you have transfer credit for any of the following courses, you do not need to take the placement test for that subject. 


If you have transfer credits for any of the following Math courses, you do not need to take the Math Placement Test:

MATH 010 Introduction to Algebra

MATH 030 Intermediate Algebra

MATH 126 Activities in Math

MATH 146 College Algebra

MATH 147 College Algebra and Trigonometry

MATH 149 Precalculus

MATH 156 Calculus for Business & Social Science

MATH 166 Calculus I

MATH 216 Elementary Statistical Concepts* 

MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics*

MATH 246 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I*

PSYC 201 Behavioral Statistics*

TED 323 Content and Techniques of K-3 Mathematics I*

*Contact the Admissions Office for verification. Placement test exemptions are based on the student's academic college and major requirements.


If you have transfer credit for any of the following English courses, you do not need to take the English Placement Test:

ENGL 020 Foundations of English

ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing

ENGL 101 Freshman English for International Students

ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines

Modern Language

The World Language Placement Tests are highly recommended for all Modern Language majors and minors. Receive up to 14 FREE credits with a grade of "A" by testing out of the courses in your language. Students have the option to complete Spanish and German placement tests at the time they do the tests in Math and English.  Japanese and Chinese placement tests can be arranged through the Modern Lanuage Department on campus. Any questions about these languages and others should be referred to the Modern Language Department by phone at 715-425-3121 or via email to


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