Placement Recommendations

Mathematics and Statistics Course Placement Guide:


If you plan to take a calculus course and have the following scores:

4-5 AP Calculus AB

MTH 249 or MTH 151

1-3* on AP Calculus AB; ACT Math score of at least 26; or SAT Math Score of 610 or higher; or Miami International Math Placement Test score of 16 or higher; or successful completion of MTH 104 or 125.

MTH 151 (Note: If you have a score of 3, please see bottom of page for additional information)

ACT Math Score of 22 or higher; or SAT Math Score of 540 or higher; or Miami International Math Placement Test score of 8 or higher; or successful completion of MTH 025. 

MTH 125

ACT math score 21 & lower; SAT math score 539 & lower

MTH 025

If you plan to take a non-calculus course, e.g. MTH 121 or STA 261:

ACT Math Score of 22 or higher; or SAT Math Score of 540 or higher; or Miami International Math Placement Test score of 8 or higher; or successful completion of MTH 025. 

MTH 119, 121, or STA 261

ACT math score 21 & lower; SAT math score 539 & lower

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If you are seeking Middle Childhood licensure with a math concentration:

ACT Math score of at least 26; or SAT Math Score of 610 or higher; or Miami International Math Placement Test score of 16 or higher; or successful completion of MTH 104 or 125.

MTH 217 or 218 or 151

ACT Math Score of 22 or higher; or SAT Math Score of 540 or higher; or Miami International Math Placement Test score of 8 or higher; or successful completion of MTH 025. 

MTH 125

ACT math score 21 & lower; SAT math score 539 & lower

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If you are seeking Inclusive Special Education, Early Childhood, or Middle Childhood education licensure without a concentration in math:

ACT Math Score of 22 or higher; or SAT Math Score of 540 or higher; or Miami International Math Placement Test score of 8 or higher; or successful completion of MTH 025. 

MTH 125

ACT math score 21 & lower; SAT math score 539 & lower

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*A score of 3 on the AP Calculus AB will confer credit for MTH 151. However, if you intend to eventually take Calculus II, the department recommends retaking MTH 151.