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Mathematics Department
216 Kingston Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.4315
fax: 509.359.4700

Math 142/Math 161 Enrollment Exception Policy

In Fall Quarter 2005, the Mathematics Department implemented the MATH 142 or MATH 161 Enrollment Exception Policy on a trial basis.

  1. Any student who wishes to Enroll in Math 161:

    1. Places into Math 141 or Math 142, according to the MPA;
    2. Has earned an A or B (3.0 or better) in both semesters of a high school pre-calculus course, or has earned an A, B, or C (2.0 or better) in a high school calculus course may enroll in Math 161, Calculus I. If Calculus I is not attempted within one year of high school graduation, the student will be required to enroll in a course based on his/her MPA score. If the student attempts Calculus I, but does not complete the course with a 2.0 or better, the student will be required to enroll in a course based on the MPA score.
  2. Any student who wishes to enroll in Math 142:

    1. Places into Math 141 according to the MPA;
    2. Has earned an A or B (3.0 or better) in the first semester of a high school pre-calculus course, may enroll in Math 106, Pre-calculus II. If Math 106 is not attempted within one year of high school graduation, the student will be required to enroll in a course based on his/her MPA score. If the student attempts Pre-calculus II, but does not complete the course with a 2.0 or better, the student will be required to enroll in a course based on the MPA score.

* If you qualify for this policy, contact the Mathematics Department 509.359.6225, with proof of your high school grade(s) to request permission to enroll in the appropriate math course.

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