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Mathematics courses are an important component for ALL majors at New Mexico Tech. Because students come with a wide variety of math backgrounds, the Mathematics Department has a Math Placement process to ensure that students begin their program in the appropriate mathematics course their first semester.
Initial Math placement is based on the following:
|30 or above||670 or above|| MATH 131
Calculus and Analytic Geometry
|21-25||500-580||Pre-Calculus - Math 103
|AP Credit||AP Score||NMT Math Placement|
|Calc AB or BC||3||
2 Elective credits, proceed directly
into Math 131
|Calc AB or BC||4, 5||Credit for Math 131, procees directly into Math 132|
MATH PLACEMENT TEST
If you have placed into MATH 101, MATH 103, or MATH 104 and believe that you should have been placed into a more advanced class, you may request to take an OPTIONAL on-line math placement test. To register for the test, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org".
There is no higher placement than Math 131 with this exam.
We understand that you may have AP Credit, College/Dual Credit that may allow you to register for a more advanced math class. Changes can only be made to your class schedule after OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS or the OFFICIAL AP SCORE have been received.
TRANSFER CREDIT/DUAL CREDIT
Courses taken at another college or university can transfer to New Mexico Tech. These include Dual Credit Classes. An earned grade of “C” or better is required to receive transfer credit. Transfer credit can only be granted after NM Tech has received an OFFICIAL transcript from the college or university and an evaluation has been completed by the Office of the Registrar at New Mexico Tech.