Course Placement Chart

 

The course placement criteria is listed below.  If you feel that your course placement is not commensurate with your academic ability, you are welcome to challenge your placement by completing SUNY Erie’s placement assessment, ACCUPLACER. 

Course Placement Chart

High School GPA English Placement Math Placement
0-69.99 EN022 - Improving College Reading & Writing
Credit Hours: 4 Not for degree credit
MT003-Pre-Algebra Review
Credit Hours: 3 Not for degree credits
70-74.99 EN 052/ALP - Preparation for College Reading and Writing (ALP) and EN100-Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies taken concurrently. MT013-Elementary Algebra
Credit Hours: 5 Not for degree credit
MT006-Basic Algebra Review
Credit Hours: 3 Not for degree credit
  75-100 EN100-Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies or
EN110- College Composition
Credit Hours: 3
Ready for Degree Level Math
See program advisor for proper math course selection
TASC Exam English Placement Math Placement
300-499 EN 052/ALP - Preparation for College Reading and Writing (ALP) and EN100-Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies taken concurrently. MT013-Elementary Algebra
Credit Hours: 5 Not for degree credit
MT006-Basic Algebra Review
Credit Hours: 3 Not for degree credit
500-800 EN100 - Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies or
EN110 - College Composition
Credit Hours: 3
Ready for Degree Level Math
See program advisor for proper math course selection
GED Exam English Placement Math Placement
100-449 EN 052/ALP - Preparation for College Reading and Writing (ALP) and EN100-Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies taken concurrently MT013-Elementary Algebra
Credit Hours: 5 Not for degree credit
MT006-Basic Algebra Review
Credit Hours: 3 Not for degree credit
450-800 EN100 - Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies or
EN110 - College Composition
Credit Hours: 3
Ready for Degree Level Math
See program advisor for proper math course selection
SAT English Placement Math Placement
500> EN100/ EN110
Prior to 3/1/2016
Ready for Degree Math
See program advisor for proper math course selection
530> EN100/ EN110
After to 3/1/2016
N/A
Regents Exam English Placement Math Placement
85> ELA-Grade 11 or ELA Common Core   EN100/EN110 Algebra II Common Core Ready for Degree Math
ACT Exam English Placement Math Placement
  English 18> and Reading 21>   EN100/EN110 22> Math Ready for Degree Math 

*Please note that Not for Credit courses are used by Financial Aid in determining full-time student status.

 

Exams for Credit offered at SUNY Erie

CLEP Examination Credits Granted Required Score SUNY Erie Equivalent Course
Business
Financial Accounting 3 50 BU-120 Introduction to Accounting OR BU-121 Accounting Principles I
Information Systems 3 50 BU-231 Business Systems
Introductory Business Law 3 50 BU-261 Business Law I
Principles of Management 3 50 BU-240 Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing 3 50 BU-151 Marketing I OR BU-251 Marketing II
Composition and Literature
American Literature 3 50 EN-210 American Literature to (1865) I
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 3 50 EN-111 Composition and Interpretation of Literature OR EN 101 Composition for the Humanities
College Composition 6 50 Sequence 1: EN-110 College Composition & EN-111 Composition and Interpretation of Literature
OR
Sequence 2: EN 100 Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies & EN 101 Composition for the Humanities
College Composition Modular 3 50 EN-110 College Composition OR EN 100 Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies
English Literature 3 50 EN-220 British Literature I
Humanities 6 50 EN-299 Topics in Literature OR EN-276 Foundations in Literary Art
World Languages
French Level I 6 64/50 FR-112 Intermediate French (3.5 cr. Hours)
French Level II 9 69/59 FR-112 Intermediate French (3.5 cr. Hours)
Spanish Level I 6 56/50 SP-110 Elementary Spanish I & SP-111 Elementary Spanish II (up to 6 Credits) (SP110 SP111- 4 cr hours)
Spanish Level II 9 68/63 SP-112 Intermediate Spanish I( 3.5 credit hours) & SP-203 Introduction to Spanish Literature (up to 9 credits)
History and Social Sciences
American Government 3 50 GO-101 American Government 1
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 3 50 HI-101 American History I
1865 to Present 3 50 HI-102 American History II
Human Growth and Development 3 50 PS-201 Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Education Psychology 3 50 SS-214 Exceptional Education
Introductory Psychology 3 50 PS-100 General Psychology
Introductory Sociology 3 50 SO-100 Introduction to Sociology
Principles of Macroeconomics 3 50 EC-102 Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics 3 50 EC-103 Microeconomics
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 3 50 HI-100 Foundations of Western Civilization
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 3 50 HI-110 Modern Europe II
Sciences and Mathematics
Biology 6 50 BI-107 Human Biology
Calculus 4 72 MT-181 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus 4 50 MT 888
College Algebra 4 72 MT 125 College Mathematics
College Algebra 4 50 MT 888
Chemistry 6 50 CH-180 University Chemistry I OR CH-181 University Chemistry II
Natural Science 6 50 PH-110 Contemporary Science
For more information:
Placement Testing, City Campus
(716) 270-5124