Placement Options

Advanced Placement (AP) Test Scores

If you

Score
In this

Area of Study
You will Receive

These Credits
In These

Courses
3-5 Calculus AB 5 MATH& 151
3-5 Calculus BC 10 MATH& 151, 152


International Baccalaureate (IB) Test Scores

If you Score

In this Area of Study

Then you

below 3

SL Test

must take the YVCC Placement Test

3 or 4

SL Test

can be placed in MATH& 141 or take the YVCC Placement Test to attempt to get a higher placement.

5

SL Test

can get 5 credits for Math& 142 and place into MATH& 151

6 or 7

SL Test

can get 5 credits for MATH& 151 and place in MATH& 152.


College in the High School

College in the high school will be based on transcript evaluation by YVCC


College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Please findin the current College Catalog for the YVCC policy regarding CLEP scores.


COMPASS

All students start by taking this computerized placement test. For more information contact the (Testing Center).


Alternative Placement Tests

If your COMPASS placement score is one or two points below the cut-off score needed for Math 050, 075, 085, or 095, you may request to take an Alternative Placement Test for the course you want. Contact the instructor of the course section you are trying to register for or contact the Math Department chair.


High School Transcripts

High School Transcripts are not used for placement in YVCC Math courses.


SAT/ACT Scores

SAT and ACT scores are not used for placement in YVCC Math courses.