Initial Course Placement for English, Reading, & Mathematics

Cameron University uses ACT/SAT scores and an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 7 semester or final high school transcript to determine placement in English, reading, mathematics, and science courses for first-time entering students who are under the age of 21.

Students with an ACT score of less than 19 in English, mathematics, or reading and an unweighted cumulative GPA less than 3.0 on a 7 semester or final high school transcript are required to take a developmental course in the subject area or be approved for placement in a collegiate level course based on performance on course placement tests (CPT).

Adult students (active duty military or students age 21 and older) may provide ACT or SAT test scores and/or a 7 semester or final high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA to determine initial course placement.  Without these documents, or with ACT sub-scores below 19 or an unweighted 7 semester or final high school cumulative GPA below 3.0, Accuplacer computerized course placement test(s) are required to determine initial course placement.

 

ENGLISH
Course Placement CPT Score ACT Score HS GPA
ENGL 1113 English Comp I OR ENGL 1113 Engl Comp I (for Non-Native Speakers) 96+ 19+ 3.0
ENGL 1113 Comp I with ENGL 0512 Supplemental Writing Instruction OR ENGL 0113 Developmental Writing* OR ENGL 0413 Engl for Acad. Purposes II 65 - 95 16 - 18 N/A
ENGL 0103 Basic Composition Skills* OR ENGL 0403 Engl for Acad. Purposes I 64 or less 15 or less N/A
*These classes will not count toward college credit, cannot be used for any degree, major/minor, or general education requirements, and must be successfully completed before enrolling in HIST 1483/1493, PS 1113, or GEOG 3023.

 

READING
Course Placement CPT Score ACT Score HS GPA
Score clears this deficiency 78+ 19+ 3.0
READ 0223 Reading Fundamentals II* 64-77 16-18 N/A
READ 0123 Reading Fundamentals I* 63 or less 15 or less N/A
*These classes will not count toward college credit, cannot be used for any degree, major/minor, or general education requirements.

 

MATHEMATICS
Course Placement

CPT Score

ACT Score

HS GPA
MATH 1513 College Algebra 98+ 19+ 3.0
STAT 1513 Introduction to Statistics2 (not applicable to all majors) 75+ 19+ 3.0
MATH 1413 Survey of Mathematics
(not applicable to all majors)
75+ 19+ 3.0
MATH 1513 College Algebra with MATH 0152  Supplemental Coll Alg instruction, OR STAT 1513 Intro to Stat with STAT 0152 Supplemental Intro to Stat Instruction, OR MATH 1413 Survey of Math with MATH 0142 Supplemental Survey of Math Instruction, OR MATH 0213 Intermediate Algebra 65-74 16-18 N/A
MATH 0115  Beginning and Intermediate Algebra 54-74 16-17 N/A
MATH 0103 Beginning Algebra1 44-64 13-15 N/A
MATH 0013 Pre-Algebra 43 or less 12 or less N/A

IF YOU HAVE A MATH DEFICIENCY. You may not enroll in a biological or physical science course until you have removed the deficiency by successfully completing a sequence of courses ending with MATH 0115 or MATH 0213 or equivalent.

1 If your score is between 54 and 64, you may also take the accelerated course, MATH 0115.
2 If MATH 1513 is required for your degree and your score is between 75 and 97, you must take MATH 0213 or MATH 0115 to prepare for MATH 1513.

 

SCIENCE

Math- and/or reading-deficient students cannot enroll in biological or physical science courses until deficiencies are cleared.

Students with a science ACT <19, and a senior-year unweighted high school GPA below 3.0, must take an additional science course beyond general education requirements.

 

OTHER CURRICULAR DEFICIENCIES
If curricular deficiency is inStudent must take
History One additional History course
Citizenship One Economics course
Guided Elective One General Education course

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North Shepler 5th Floor
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Lawton, OK 73505

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testingcenter@cameron.edu