ADVISING GUIDELINES FOR MATH PLACEMENT
Below are the minimum scores on the ALEKS placement exam required for entry into mathematics courses.
Course 
ALEKS Score 
Course 
ALEKS Score 
MAT 1033: Intermediate Algebra 
15 
MAC 2233: Methods of Calculus 
40 
MGF 1106: Math for Liberal Arts I 
30 
MAC 2281: Calculus for Engineers I 
65 
MGF 1107: Math for Liberal Arts II 
25 
MAC 2311: Calculus w/Analytical Geometry I 
65 
MAC 1105: College Algebra 
30 
MAD 2104: Discrete Mathematics 
45 
MAC 1114: Trigonometry 
45 
MAS 2103: Matrix Theory 
65 
MAC 1140: Precalculus Algebra 
45 
MAT 1932: Topics in Mathematics 
30 
MAC 1147: Precalculus Algebra and Trig. 
50 
STA 2023: Introductory Statistics 
30 
General Advising Advice
If an ALEKS score places you in a class for which you have not had the prerequisite course, please bring your ALEKS score sheet and talk to the instructor on the first day of classes. The instructor will review the sheet and advise you on the appropriate class for which to register. For course prerequisite information, look in the University Catalog, found at http://www.fau.edu/registrar/universitycatalog/welcome.php. Click on the College of Science, then Course Descriptions, and scroll down to the Mathematical Sciences section.
For specific course selection advice, refer to the information that follows on individual colleges/majors.

Majors: Architecture, Criminal Justice, Public Management, Social Work, Urban and Regional Planning
If your declared or anticipated major is listed above, the following math courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement:


Majors: Anthropology, Art, Communication, English, History, Jewish Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Languages & Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Social Science Sociology, Theater
If your declared or anticipated major is listed above, the following math courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement:


Majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Health Administration, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business & Trade, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Real Estate
If your declared or anticipated major is listed above, the following math courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement:

College of Education

Majors: Elementary Education, Exceptional Student Education, Exercise Science & Health Promotion, Secondary Education
If your declared or anticipated major is listed above, the following math courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement:


Majors: Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering
If your declared or anticipated major is listed above, the following math courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement
*NOTE: If your math placement score is less than or equal to the minimum score for College Algebra, you should speak with an academic advisor prior to registering for any math course(s). 

The following mathematics courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement:


Major:
Nursing
The following mathematics courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement:


Majors: Biological Science, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Psychobiology, Psychology, Social Psychology
The following mathematics courses are recommended to satisfy the Core mathematics degree requirement:

If you have questions or are unsure of how to interpret your math placement score, contact Freshman Academic Advising Services at: