Math Course Placement
Each major at the UA has a specific math requirement. In order to register for a math course, you must satisfy the course's prerequisite and eligibility criteria.
Students can meet the eligibility requirements through Math Department approved prerequisite course work, completed generally within the last 18 months, or through the Math Placement Test. The test is for entry into courses at or below the level of Calculus I.
There are special placement pages for incoming freshman main campus, incoming freshman online campus, incoming transfer/readmit/nondegree seeking main campus, incoming transfer online campus.
For students looking for information about how to satisfy their GStrand (Math 105) requirement, please visit our GStrand (Math 105) Information Page.
Placement Rules
ALEKS scores in the table below are percentages. These scores can change at the discretion of the Math Department and are updated each January.
See the list of courses and registration requirements below. UA ALEKS Online Test scores are good for one year only. If you do not complete the appropriate UA math course prerequisite within a year of taking the test, you will need to retest and try to meet the placement requirement for a particular math course. See the list of prerequisite courses in the table below.
Milestone Levels are only for students who have placed via transfer credit approved by the Math Department. Students can check their Milestone Level in the UAccess Student under Academic History Report (Unofficial transcript). If your milestone level is not listed below, please check the Transfer Credit information.
PCLG, MCLG, and PPCL are proctored exams.
Course  Registration Requirement  

Minimum Milestone Level (given to students with appropriate transfer credit) 
Min ALEKS CALG, PCLG, MCLG 
Min ALEKS PCAL, PPCL 
Math Dept Approved Prerequisite or Transfer Credit (taken within last 18 months, nonincoming freshman) 

Math 100AX  None, placement test only  029%  019% (024% summer 2017) 
This course is part of the Fall freshman Schedule for Success Program. Nonfreshman can take Math 100AX in spring or summer. 
Math 100  None, placement test only  3070%  2050% (2550% summer 2017) 
n/a 
MCB 181R PHYS 102 
None 
55%  45%  n/a 
MATH 105 MATH 107 
None, placement test only  40%  30%  n/a 
MATH 109C MATH 112 
None, placement test only  55%  40% (45% summer 2017) 
n/a 
MATH 111  Level 3 Trig  65%  50%  College Algebra (Math 112) 
CHEM 151 ISTA 116 SBS 200 
Level 4  Precalc, Stats, Elements of Calc  88%  65% 
College Algebra (UA Math 109C, or 112), Calculus Preparation (UA Math 120R), or higher 
MATH 113 MATH 163 MATH 263 MATH 302a* 
Level 4 Precalc, Stats, Elements of Calc  88%  65%  College Algebra (UA Math 109C or 112) 
MATH 116  Level 4 Precalc, Stats, Elements of Calc  88%  65%  College Algebra (UA Math 109C or 112) and MIS 111 
MATH 120R  Level 4 Precalc, Stats, Elements of Calc 
n/a (88% summer 2017) 
65%  College Algebra (Math 112) 
MATH 122A 
Level 5 Calculus  n/a  70% 
A grade of C or higher in Precalculus (UA Math 120r) Math 111+112 no longer a prerequisite starting Spring 2018. 
CSC 127A CSC 227 
Level 5 Calculus  n/a  70% 
A grade of C or higher in Precalculus (UA Math 120r) 
MATH 122B  Level 5C  Math 122A with C or higher  n/a  n/a  A grade of C or higher in MATH 122A 
CHEM 105A  None, placement test only  n/a  88%  n/a 
MATH 125  Level 5.1Accelerated Calculus  n/a  85%  n/a 
Math 129  Level 6 Calc II  n/a  n/a  AP AB score of 3 or higher, AP BC score of 3, C or higher in Math 122B/125 or equivalent 
Math 313
Math 223
Math 254

Level 7  Calc II prerequisite  n/a  n/a  AP BC score of 4 or 5, Math 129, or equivalent with grade of C or higher 
*Students in the appropriate majors who have recently completed Math 105 can register for MATH 302A.