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Placement Cut Scores

This page will give you information about where a student of Wallace Community College - Dothan places by their test scores.  A student can place in a variety of courses based off of their performance on the College placement test (Accuplacer) as well as their ACT or SAT scores (taken within the last five years).  Please review the tables below to see where a student will place.  All of these scores are subject to change without notice, so please contact the Admissions office for questions.

Placement by ACCUPLACER Scores

WRITE PLACER
ACCUPLACER TEST SCORE RANGE COURSE PLACEMENT
(depending on degree plan requirements)
Writeplacer 0-4 ENR 098 English/Reading
Writeplacer 5 and above ENG 101 English Composition
     
MATH
ACCUPLACER TEST SCORE RANGE
(*both ranges must be met)
COURSE PLACEMENT
(depending on degree plan requirements)
Elementary Algebra  

 20 - 59

MTH 098 Elementary Algebra
Elementary Algebra

 60 – 79
 
MTH 100 Intermediate College Algebra

Elementary Algebra &
College Level Math*
 80 - 120
 50 - 59
MTH 110 Finite Mathematics
MTH 112 Pre-Calculus Algebra

College Level Math 60 - 79 MTH 113 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry
MTH 120 Calculus and its Applications

 College Level Math  80-120 MTH 125 Calculus I


If multiple ranges are listed, then both ranges must be met to qualify for the courses listed. 
Example Placement:
  • Student makes a 66 on Elementary Algebra and a 40 College Level Math then they can take MTH100.
  • Student makes a 85 on Elementary Algebra and a 59 on College Level Math then they can take MTH110 or MTH112.

Placement by ACT Scores

Students with valid ACT scores (less than 5 years old from the intended start date) will be placed by ACT sub scores as indicated below:

 ACT Test
 Cuttoff Range
 Course Placement
English   1-17
Placement Writing Skills test required
 18-36  ENG 101 College English Composition
Math
 1-17
 Placement Math test required
 18-21  MTH 100 Intermediate College Algebra
 22  MTH 110 Finite Mathematics or MTH 112 Pre-Calculus Algebra
 23-24  MTH 113 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry or MTH 120 Calculus and its Applications
 25-36  MTH 125 Calculus I

Placement by SAT Scores

Students with valid SAT scores (less than 5 years old from the intended start date) will be placed by SAT sub scores as indicated below:

 SAT Test     Cutoff Range       Course Placement   
 English  <510 
 Placement Writing Skills test required
 > 510  English 101 College English Composition
 Math  <510
 Placement Math test required
 510-540  MTH 100 Intermediate College Algebra
 550-560  MTH 110 Finite Mathematics or MTH 112 Pre-Calculus Algebra
 570-580  MTH 113 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry
 > 590  MTH 125 Calculus I