FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED PRIOR Fall 2014 - CLICK HERE
FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED Fall 2014 OR LATER - SEE BELOW
All Eastern students must successfully complete appropriate Liberal Arts curriculum courses in mathematics and writing as part of their bachelor degree program requirements. Students are placed in math and writing courses appropriate to their skill level at the time of enrollment at the University.
notified of their math placement after admission to the university. We strongly recommend students placed in MAT 099, to STUDY and
register to take the Accuplacer test. If your Accuplacer test results place you
in a higher course, your math course placement will be changed accordingly. For
information on the Accuplacer test, please visit
the mathematics placement information website.
who have taken the equivalent of MAT 099 with a C- or above, may register for
the appropriate LAC Math requirement. Transfer students who have taken a course
equivalent to MAT 135/135P (Math for Liberal Arts), MAT 155 (PreCalculus), MAT
139P (Number Systems) or MAT 243( Calculus I) have already completed their LAC
Math requirement. Submit an official transcript(s) for any transfer credit
coursework with a C- or above.
questions regarding Eastern’s mathematics placement test process, contact Mr.
John Tyszka, Coordinator of Math Placement Testing and Compliance Services at firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. Damali Abbensetts Professional Advisor, at email@example.com
Math Placement Test - To view upcoming dates and register - CLICK
first year students must be placed in an appropriate English course before
registering at Eastern. See below for information on how students are placed.
For FALL 2014 or later
Student entering Eastern during
the Fall 2014 semester and beyond will be placed into an appropriate first-year
writing course based on two possible factors, SAT scores and placement essay
1. Students whose
SAT Critical Reading Scores are 430 or below will automatically be placed in ENG 100P.
SAT Critical Reading Scores are 520 or above will automatically be placed in
3. For students whose
SAT Critical Reading
Scores are 431 to 519,
a placement essay is required and must be completed between April 1, 2014 and May 8, 2014.
After the placement essays are
reviewed, students will be placed in either ENG 100P or ENG 100 and will take
the course during the following spring semester.*
* Note that approximately
half of Eastern first-year students will take the first-year English course in
the fall and the other half during the following spring. There is no negative or
positive association with taking the course in either semester.