Revised April 25, 2006
Students who have never taken a college-level mathematics course are
eligible to take Compass Exemption Tests in College Algebra, Geometry, and
Trigonometry to exempt Math 1101/1111 and Math 1113. Students who have
completed Learning Support may not take exemption tests. However, these
students may receive credit for an entry-level mathematics course by successfully
completing the College Algebra CLEP test.
For information concerning the CLEP test, contact the
A student’s placement score on the COMPASS or CPE determines whether he is eligible to take the Compass Exemption Tests. In order to be eligible, the placement score must be as follows:
CPE with Subscore
90 with 6
88 with 7+
86 or 87 with 8+
Compass Exemption Tests
Students who are eligible to take mathematics exemption tests according to
the placement criteria above may take exemption tests for Math 1101/1111 and
Math 1113 through the
The cut off scores for exemption are:
College Algebra 45 Student may exempt Math 1101/1111.
Students who satisfy both scores may exempt Math 1113.
Banner entries on WOATEST for students who complete these mathematics exemption tests are listed below.
MXSS 1000 Student does not exempt any
college level course.
Student must begin in Math 1101 or Math 1111.
MXSS 1101 Student may exempt Math 1101/1111 and begin in Math 1113.
MXSS 1113 Student may exempt both Math 1101/1111 and Math 1113 and begin in Math 2431.