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Math Placement

Where do I Begin?

If you are a new student at Edmonds College and are seeking placement into a Mathematics course, you may need to take the Math Placement Test.  Visit the Testing and Assessment Services webpage for more information about scheduling a placement test with that office. 

However, you may be able to use an alternative method of placement if you took Mathematics courses from a Washington State High School in the last year, have an appropriate AP exam score, or other exams or placement methods (see this page for more information). 

How Can I Prepare for the Math Placement Exam?

Visit the WAMAP Review Site for helpful information.

Which Math Class(es) Should I Take at Edmonds College?

This greatly depends on your course of study. Students working toward a science or engineering degree, for example, generally take a different sequence of math classes than a student working toward a business degree. You should consult with an advisor to determine which math course(s) you need to complete your degree.  Use the Math Course Flowchart to determine which courses are best for you based on your placement level and intended program of study.

Which Math Class Should I Take Next at Edmonds College?

If you've already taken a math course at Edmonds College, you may take any math course for which you have satisfied the prerequisite. For example, if you have passed Math 93-94 (previously Math 97) with a 2.0 or better, you can enroll in Math 107, 140, 141, or 146. The course you elect to take next depends on your degree program, so (as mentioned above) you should consult an advisor to determine which of the courses that you are eligible to take is most appropriate for you.

If you have not yet taken a math course at Edmonds College, you generally need to take the math placement test to determine the course(s) for which you are eligible.