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GCC Math & English Placement


In response to the current situation of COVID-19, GCC will allow all new students to register for courses without the English and Math placement test. The criteria below can be used by students as a guide to determine which Math and/or English course to enroll in for Summer or Fall 2020.

 




English Placement Criteria

GCC Course

Grade Point Average (GPA)

High School Course

Grade

EN110
Freshman Composition

3.2 or higher (87% or Higher)

English 12

B or Higher

EN097
Basic English Level II

2.5 or higher (80% or Higher)

English 12

C or Higher

EN096
Basic English Level I

Any GPA

English 12

D or Below

 




Math Placement Criteria

GCC Course

Grade Point Average (GPA)

High School Course

Grade

MA110A
Finite Mathematics

3.2 or higher (87% or Higher)

Algebra 2

B or Higher

MA115
Fundamentals of College Algebra

3.2 or higher (87% or Higher)

Algebra 2

B or Higher

MA161A
College Alg and Trig I

3.4 or higher (89% or Higher)

Trig/Analytical Geo or Pre-Calculus

B or Higher

MA098
Intermediate Algebra*

2.5 or higher (80% or Higher)

Geometry or Algebra 2

C or Higher

MA097
Pre-Algebra**

Any GPA

Geometry or Algebra 2

D or Below



NOTES:
*Students who are majoring in Culinary Arts must take CUL145: Culinary Math.
**Students who are majoring in Construction Technology must take MA094: Math for Trades.