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Placement Requirements

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Chadron State College places incoming freshmen in Math and English courses based on ACT or SAT scores according to the following guidelines.


ACT English and/or Reading 19 and above
SAT Verbal and/or Reading 450 and above
SLO #2 Course
ACT English and/or Reading less than 19
SAT Verbal and/or Reading less than 450
CSC English Placement Test Required*

Math Placement by ACT/SAT Scores

ACT Math 19 and above
SAT Math 450 and above
Please contact your advisor and refer to the course catalog to determine which math course is most appropriate for your major.
ACT Math 16-18
SAT Math 390-450
Math 102
Pre-College Algebra
ACT Math less than 16
SAT Math less than 390
Math 101

All Transitional Studies students enrolled in MATH 101 and/or ENG 111 are required to take Education 121: The Academic Life, which is a college and career success course OR a version of English 111/English 135 with EDUC 121 content built in.
Course Descriptions


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