Placement Info

English Placement for Entering Freshmen at MSU

(Based on the ACT or SAT English Subscore)
SubscoreRecommendation
ACT 32 and above EN 1163 Accelerated English Composition I, EN 1103 English Composition I Honors Section, or EN 1103 English Composition I Regular Section
ACT 29 and above EN 1163 Accelerated English Composition I or EN 1103 English Composition I Regular Section
ACT 19 and aboveEN 1103 English Composition I Regular Section
ACT 15 – 18EN 0103 Basic English

Math Placement for Entering Freshmen at MSU

(Based on the ACT or SAT Math Subscore)
SubscoreRecommendation
ACT 30 and above and at least a B in high school TrigonometryHonors Calculus I (MA 1713 Honors Section)
ACT 26 and aboveCalculus I (MA 1713)
ACT 24 and aboveTrigonometry (MA 1323)
ACT 22 and abovePre-calculus (MA 1453)
ACT 17 – 23College Algebra (MA 1313)

Chemistry Placement for Entering Freshmen at MSU

(Based on the ACT or SAT Math Subscore)
SubscoreRecommendation
ACT 22 and above and at least a C in MA 1313, College AlgebraCh 1213 and Ch 1211

MSU Humanities, Fine Arts, and Social Behavioral Sciences Core Curriculum Approved Electives