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**What SAT I MSS, ACT MATH , or PPL score do I need to register for a MATH course?**

SAT I MSS, ACT MATH, or PPL recent scores are used for placement into courses at or below the level of Calculus I (Math 122A/B, 125). SAT/ACT scores are used for first year students only. Students can also qualify through recent prerequisite credit. SAT/ACT placement is for first year students only. For Fall 2024 and Spring 2025, SAT/ACT scores must be from 8/1/2022-present to be used for placement.

For entry into Calculus II (Math 129) or higher, prerequisites are used.

Check the course entrance requirements (SAT, ACT, PPL, credit required) here.

You can find out more about first and second year U of A Math courses here.

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