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Basic Algebra Readiness

Incoming students will be assessed for Basic Algebra Readiness as demonstrated by meeting any one of the following:

  1. High school transcript showing top one-third rank in class on the final transcript (or current transcript after at least five semesters).
  2. CLC Math Placement Test, arithmetic section, Math: Score of 56 or above.
  3. American College Test (ACT), Math: Score of 17 or above.
  4. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), Math Score of 490 or above for test taken March, 2016 or later; score of 450 or above for test taken before March, 2016.
  5. General Educational Development (GED) transcript, Mathematics: Score of 145 or above for test taken January 1, 2014 or later; score of 550 or above for test taken before January 2014.
  6. Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) transcript, Mathematics content area score of 500 or above.
  7. High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) transcript, Mathematics subtest score of 8 or above.
  8. Evidence of an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited, degree-granting U.S. college or university.
  9. Transcript from a regionally accredited, degreegranting U.S. college or university listing credit equivalent to MTH 101(with a grade of C or better) or higher level courses at CLC.
  10. Completion of either CLC MTH 101 or MTH 114 with a grade of C or better.

Basic Algebra Readiness does not meet the prerequisite for college-level math courses. Please refer to math course descriptions for complete requirements.

Please refer to the CLC Catalog for details and the complete academic proficiency prerequisites policy.