**1.2. Math Placement Overview**

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**Math Placement Overview**

The Math Department has very strict course entrance requirements and students must qualify in order to enroll in a math course or any course that uses math placement.

- For MATH courses at or below the level of calculus I (Math 122A/B or 125), students can qualify through
- SAT/ACT Math scores (first year students only). Scores expire after 1 year except for Math 106/107 (2 years).
- The PPL Assessment (Math Placement Test). Scores expire after 1 year except Math 106/107 (2 years).
- The Math 100 final (MCLG) for Math 106, 107, 108, and 112 placement.
- or an appropriate UArizona prerequisite
- Transfer prerequisites must be less than 2 years old.

- For courses at or above the level of Calculus II (Math 129), prerequisite courses/credit are required. These do not expire.
- You can view some of these requirements on our Math Course Placement website.
- Details about some first and second year courses can be found here.

- Incoming students should refer to the information in the Math Placement section of their Next Steps Center.