Community Colleges of Colorado

Basic Skills Assessment Matrix Reading, English, & Mathematics Courses

Please note that the remedial math classes have been restructured. MAT 045 [formerly MAT 075] should be taken in place of MAT 030 and MAT 060. MAT 077 has replaced MAT 099. MAT 030, MAT 060, and MAT 090 will continue to be offered. MAT 075 and MAT 076 will no longer be offered effective Fall 2011. Please see your advisor for more information.

Reading Courses

ACCUPLACER READING COMPREHENSION

REQUIRED COURSES

 

0 – 24

Refer to literacy or adult basic ed program

 

25 – 39

REA 030 Basic Reading Skills

 

40 – 61

REA 060 Foundations of Reading

 

62 – 79

REA 090 College Preparatory Reading

 

80 – 120

No Basic Skills Placement

ACT READING SCORE OF 17 OR SAT VERBAL SCORE OF 430 PLACES IN COLLEGE LEVEL

English Courses

ACCUPLACER SENTENCE SKILLS

REQUIRED COURSES

 

0 – 24

Refer to literacy or adult basic ed program

 

25 – 49

ENG 030 Basic Writing Skills

 

50 – 69

ENG 060 Writing Fundamentals

 

70 – 94

ENG 090 Basic Composition

 

95 – 120

ENG 121 English Composition I: CO1

 

 

ENG 131 Technical Writing I

ACT ENGLISH SCORE OF 18 OR SAT VERBAL SCORE OF 440 PLACES INTO ENG 121

Math Courses

ACCUPLACER MATH TESTS

ACT SCORE

REQUIRED COURSE

 

0 – 23

 

Refer to literacy or adult basic ed program

 

24 – 56 (AR)

 

MAT 030 Fundamentals of Math or MAT 045 Pre-Algebra with Basic Mathematics [formerly MAT 075]

 

57 – Above (AR)

 

MAT 060 Pre-Algebra or MAT 045 Pre-Algebra with Basic Mathematics [formerly MAT 075]

 

45 – 60 (EA)If EA <45 use AR

 

MAT 090 Introductory Algebra

 

61 – 84 (EA)

 

MAT 099 Intermediate Algebra or MAT 077 Selected Topics: Intermediate Algebra

 

85 – 120 (EA)

19

MAT 120 Math for Liberal Arts

 

85 – 120 (EA)

23

MAT 121 College Algebra

 

85 – 120 (EA)

23

MAT 123 Finite Math

 

85 – 120 (EA)

21

MAT 135 Intro to Statistics

 

85 – 120 (EA)

19

MAT 155 Integrated Math I

 

85 – 120 (EA)

19

MAT 156 Integrated Math II

SAT SCORE OF 460 PLACES INTO A COLLEGE-LEVEL MATH COURSE KEY TO MATH TESTS: AR = Arithmetic EA = Elementary Algebra