ALEKS Placement

Score Placement and Preparation Modules: Use only for ALEKS assessments taken on or after April 12, 2013.

The following table summarizes the ALEKS score placement requirements for ISU Mathematics and Statistics course. If you want to retake the ALEKS assessment to try to improve your score, you could complete the ALEKS Prep Module that is indicated before retaking ALEKS. The table also lists the ISU Mathematics course that can be used in place of the reassessment.

In order to enroll in: Minimum ALEKS Placement score ALEKS Prep Module ISU course to prepare for this course
MATH 010 0 n/a n/a
MATH 195
21 (and a minimum whole number subscore of 80) Prep for Intermediate Algebra MATH 010
MATH 104
MATH 105
MATH 140
MATH 150
STAT 101
STAT 104
39 Prep for Intermediate Algebra MATH 010
MATH 143
MATH 145
MATH 151
MATH 160
51 Prep for Precalculus MATH 140 or MATH 010 (B)
MATH 165
MATH 181
71 Prep for Calculus MATH 143
MATH 166 Take the MATH 166 placement exam n/a MATH 165

If you have questions about which Math course to enroll in, please discuss this with your advisor.