# Math Proficiency Challenge Exam

Math proficiency is determined by SAT or ACT score. Proficiency is demonstrated by a math SAT score of 510 or above or a math ACT score of 19 or above (on the new SAT taken after March 2016).

Students entering Geneva College without math proficiency must successfully complete one of the following.

- Repeat the SAT (or ACT) earning at least the minimum math score.
- Take MAT 095 Algebra at Geneva College, and earn a grade of C- or higher.
- Transfer an algebra or calculus course from another acceptable college or university.

*(Only courses equivalent to Geneva′s MAT 101 or higher are accepted for transfer credit.)*
- 4. Pass the Math Proficiency Challenge Exam.

**Please note:** No calculators or electronic devices can be used during the test. A one-hour time limit for the test will be enforced. Cliffs Quick Review Algebra I, Wiley Publishers is recommended as a review guide.

The math proficiency challenge exam is offered for new students as follows: the first day of each summer preview session the first day of fall and spring orientation.

The math proficiency exam for current students is offered as follows: the first Monday of both the fall and spring semester.

The non-refundable fee for the challenge exam is $25 and is to be paid at the door on the date of the exam.

### Winter Orientation Exam

The exam is scheduled to take place on the first day of winter orientation. The date, time and locations are TBA. All participants are to arrive 5-10 minutes before the exam start time for registration.

### Summer Preview Exam

The exam is scheduled to take place during Sumer Preview. Consult the Summer Preview schedule for time and place. All participants are to arrive 5 –10 minutes before the exam start time for registration.

### Fall Orientation Exam

The exam is scheduled to take place on the first day of fall orientation. The date, time and locations are TBA. All participants are to arrive 5-10 minutes before the exam start time for registration.

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Philip Holladay at 724-847-6706 or phollada@geneva.edu.