Mathematics Pathways and CoRequisite Remediation

General Description

There are two math pathways, College Algebra for STEM majors, and Quantitative and Mathematical Reasoning for non-STEM majors. If you do not meet the eligibility requirements to enroll in the gateway math course, then you must take developmental mathematics. At UALR, we offer Corequisite Courses which allows you to take the gateway math along with the remediation course (a one hour support lab) during the same semester. For the College Algebra pathway, if you need to review a full semester before entering the corequisite courses, we now offer a Foundations Course to better prepare you. See below for more information.

College Algebra Track

College Algebra Track

IF ACT Math 21+ OR SAT Math 500+ OR COMPASS 45+, then eligible to take:

MATH 1302 College Algebra

IF ACT Math 18-20 OR SAT Math 450-499 OR COMPASS 43-44, then eligible to take:

MATH 1302 College Algebra AND MATH 0102 College Algebra Lab

You must enroll in both for the same semester. You have the same instructor and same grade. You are getting credit for your gateway math and math remediation all within one semester.

IF your ACT/SAT/COMPASS/etc is less than what is needed to take the corequisite College Algebra course, then first you must take a full semester of remediation to brush up on pre-requisite skills as follows:

MATH 0332 Foundations of College Algebra  

*Upon A, B, or C grade in MATH 0332 Foundation of College Algebra, then you are eligible to take the corequisite College Algebra.

Quantitative and Mathematical Reasoning Track

IF ACT Math 19+ OR SAT Math 480+ OR COMPASS 44+, then eligible to take:

MATH 1321 Quant and Math Reasoning 

IF ACT Math 18 or less OR SAT Math 479 or less OR COMPASS 43 or less, then eligible to take:

MATH 1321 Quant and Math Reasoning AND MATH 0121 Quant and Math Reasoning Lab

You must enroll in both for the same semester. You have the same instructor and same grade. You are getting credit for your gateway math and math remediation all within one semester.

Please visit UALR’s Testing Services webpage at https://ualr.edu/testing/ for up to date mathematics placement scores.

General Information

If you have questions about the above or need help getting registered into one of the classes, please contact us at math-core@groups.ualr.edu or at 501-569-8100.

Don’t know if you need College Algebra or Quantitative Math? Click on the link QMR Accepted Majors to see a list of majors that accept Quantitative Math. All other majors require College Algebra. Always check with your adviser just to be sure you are on the correct path.

Having trouble with the material? Click here if you need help with some of the content covered in your class. There may be a video on this list that will help you.