See a counselor to understand all your placement results, select classes, and to create an educational plan. Your major and/or academic goal along with other placements (AP/IB) will determine your required classes. 

First time college student?

Attend New Student Group Counseling

Returning to College?

See a Counselor in Drop-in or Appointments

Have a Quick Question?

Use Online Counseling


What do your placements mean?


English placement in:

You are eligible to take:

  • ENGL 001A
  • ENGL 001A with support (ENGL 110).  This ENGL 001A is linked with an additional 2-unit support class, ENGL 110.  The support class is taught by the same instructor as the ENGL 001A class; the purpose of the support class is to offer additional help so that you can succeed in the ENGL 001A class.  This option is recommended if you think you could benefit from some extra time and help to do well in ENGL 001A. 
  • ENGL 01AH (need to apply for Honors Transfer Program)
  • And any class that has an ENGL 001A eligibility

You are eligible to take:

  • ENGL 100 with the corequisite ENGL 901 (lab).  Remember to enter both ENGL 100 and ENGL 901 CRNs when registering.  After passing ENGL 100, you will move on to ENGL 001A.
  • The STACC Program.  The STACC Program is a cohort program where the same group of students take ENGL 100 in the Fall and ENGL 001A in the Spring, with the same instructor.  Click on the link to learn more. 
  • ENGL 001A with support (ENGL 110).  Students eligible for ENGL 100 may register for this course and skip ENGL 100 (pending seat availability).  This ENGL 001A is linked with an additional 2-unit support class, ENGL 110.  This support class is taught by the same instructor as the ENGL 001A class; the purpose of the support class is to offer additional help so that you can succeed in the ENGL 001A class.  If you are ENGL 100 eligible, you may request permission to register for ENGL 001A with support (ENGL 110) by completing this brief form

Math placement in:

You are eligible to take:

  • STAT 050 Elementary Statistics
  • STAT 018 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • STAT 015 Statistics for Business and Economics
  • MATH 015 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Major
  • MATH 038 Foundations of Elementary School Mathematics:  Basic Number Concepts
  • MATH 003 College Algebra
  • MATH 008 Precalculus Trigonometry
  • MATH 009 Precalculus Mathematics
  • MATH 005A Single Variable Calculus I
  • BUS 014A Mathematical Analysis for Business - Finite

Your major and academic goal will determine which math to take. Depending on your major and/or academic goal you may not need to complete a high level math course.

Undecided about your major?  We recommend you wait to take math after you decide on your major/career.

To determine which math class to take, please speak to a counselor.

You are eligible to take:

  • STAT 050 Elementary Statistics
  • STAT 018 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • STAT 015 Statistics for Business and Economics
  • MATH 015 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Major
  • MATH 038 Foundations of Elementary School Mathematics:  Basic Number Concepts
  • MATH 003 College Algebra
  • MATH 008 Precalculus Trigonometry
  • MATH 009 Precalculus Mathematics
  • BUS 014A Mathematical Analysis for Business - Finite

Your major and academic goal will determine which math to take. Depending on your major and/or academic goal you may not need to complete a high level math course.

Undecided about your major?  We recommend you wait to take math after you decide on your major/career.

To determine which math class to take, please speak to a counselor.

 You are eligible to take:

  • STAT 050 Elementary Statistics
  • STAT 018 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • STAT 015 Statistics for Business and Economics
  • MATH 015 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Major
  • MATH 038 Foundations of Elementary School Mathematics:  Basic Number Concepts
  • MATH 003 College Algebra
  • MATH 008 Precalculus Trigonometry
  • BUS 014A Mathematical Analysis for Business - Finite

Your major and academic goal will determine which math to take.

Undecided about your major?  We recommend you wait to take math after you decide on your major/career.

To determine which math class to take, please speak to a counselor.

You are eligible to take:

  • STAT 050 Elementary Statistics
  • STAT 018 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • STAT 015 Statistics for Business and Economics
  • MATH 015 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Major
  • MATH 038 Foundations of Elementary School Mathematics:  Basic Number Concepts
  • MATH 003 College Algebra
  • BUS 014A Mathematical Analysis for Business - Finite

Your major and academic goal will determine which math to take.

Undecided about your major?  We recommend you wait to take math after you decide on your major/career.

To determine which math class to take, please speak to a counselor.

You are eligible take:

  • STAT 050 Elementary Statistics
  • STAT 018 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • STAT 015 Statistics for Business and Economics
  • MATH 015 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Major
  • BUS 014A Mathematical Analysis for Business – Finite
  • MATH 131 Intermediate Algebra

Your major and academic goal will determine which math to take.

For transfer majors that require MATH 0038 or MATH 003 or MATH 008 or MATH 009 or MATH 005A or if you are a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) major:

  • Take MATH 131

Undecided about your major?  We recommend you wait to take math after you decide on your major/career.

To determine which math class to take, please speak to a counselor.

You are eligible take:

  • MATH 131 Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 150 Quantitative Literacy II

STEM Math Sequence - For transfer majors that require MATH 038 or MATH 003 or MATH 008 or MATH 009 or MATH 005A or if you are a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) major:

  • Take MATH 131 → Transfer Level (STAT 050, STAT 018, STAT 015, MATH 0015, BUS 014A, MATH 0038, MATH 003)

SLAM Math Sequence  - For transfer majors who do not require a specific transfer math or Associate degrees which do not require a specific math course:

  • Take MATH 150 → MATH 015 or STAT 050 or STAT 018 or STAT 015 or BUS 014A

MATH 131 or 150 will meet the Math Competency requirement for the PCC A.S. and A.A. GE requirement. 

If you are not transferring and would like to earn a Certificate at PCC, you may not need math course.

For more assistance in determining which math path to follow, please speak to a counselor.

You are eligible to take:

  • MATH 331 Support for Intermediate Algebra + MATH 131 Intermediate Algebra for STEM (co-requisite)
  • MATH 150 Quantitative Literacy II

STEM Math Sequence - For transfer majors that require MATH 038 or MATH 003 or MATH 008 or MATH 009 or MATH 005A or if you are a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) major:

  • Take MATH 331 + 131 → Transfer Level (STAT 050, STAT 018, STAT 015, MATH 0015, BUS 014A, MATH 0038, MATH 003)

SLAM Math Sequence - For transfer majors who do not require a specific transfer math or Associate degrees which do not require a specific math course:

  • Take MATH 150 → MATH 015 or STAT 050 or STAT 018 or STAT 015 or BUS 014A

MATH 131 or 150 will meet the Math Competency requirement for the PCC A.S. and A.A. GE requirement.  

If you are not transferring and would like to earn a Certificate at PCC, you may not need a math course.

For more assistance in determining which math path to follow, please speak to a counselor.

Have AP or IB credit?


AP - If you received a score of 3 or higher in English and/or Math, you may use your score to place into a higher level.

IB - If you received a score of 4 or higher, you may use your score to meet transfer requirements.

Transferring universities have different policies regarding AP scores.

To get a new placement based on your AP score or to determine how to use your AP or IB credit for your academic goal, please speak to a counselor.

Things to Remember


To improve your registration date:

Complete Online Orientation  See a counselor to get an educational plan

 

Undecided about your major or career?


Meet with a career counselor in the Career Center and take our Career Planning class, COUN 017.

Assessment Policy


To find out more about retesting or placement expiration, go to the Assessment website and scroll down.