Placement Test Info
The Department of Mathematics places students into mathematics courses based upon any one of the following criteria:
- SAT mathematics score - a score of 540 or higher
- ACT score - a score of 20 or higher
- ECU Accuplacer Placement Test - a score of 75 or higher
If a student does not place into MATH 1065 based upon their SAT/ACT score he/she must take the math placement test. These tests are offered at orientations and at various times throughout the year. For more info, and review questions/answers, visit this link: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/math/mathplacementtest.cfm.
If students fail to place into MATH 1065 with a score of 75 or higher on the math placement test they may choose to one, retake the placement test, or two, take remedial math. Remedial math is listed as MATH 0001 (for out-of-state students) and as MATH 0045 (for in-state students). Please note that during the summer if only one version of remedial math is offered, all students may choose to take it.BITE 2000 Computer Challenge Exam
This exam, offered by the Department of Business Information and Technology Education (BITE), is for Physical Education & School Health students to fulfill their computer competency credit to declare. Instead of taking the one credit course, BITE 2000, students may choose to take this pass/fail exam. The exam is offered throughout the year, at least once a semester. Exam dates and directions on how to register for the exam will be advertised by your advisor through email - contact the individual listed in the email for more information. The exam is a 2.5 hour, performance-based exam covering computer operation; word processing/introductory desktop publishing; spreadsheets/graphing; databases; networking; and telecommunications skills. Competencies in ALL of the areas mentioned above MUST be met to pass the exam. Students taking the exam will use MS Office 2010 with Vista. PLEASE NOTE: students will need to purchase the “myitlab literacy test out e
- Ancient Greek
Foreign language placement tests are available online at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/foreign/flrc/placement.cfm in French, German, and Spanish. Students wishing to obtain placement credit in Greek, Italian, Latin, Russian, or Japanese should contact the appropriate professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures for more information (professor's contact information listed on the link above). A student's placement score is emailed to the student once it has been entered into the system. Students placing into higher-level courses receive credit for lower-level courses once they successfully complete the course in which they placed. For example, when a student places into and successfully completes SPAN 1003, that student also receives credit for SPAN 1001 and SPAN 1002 for a total of 9 credit hours.