Course Placement

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Course Placement

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Course Placement

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The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for the role of support personnel in the hospital, clinical, home health care agencies, mail-order and retail pharmacies. Working under the direction of a licensed pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians provide assistance to the pharmacist in a variety of tasks involving the packaging, distribution, compounding, labeling, and recording of drugs.

Smarter Balanced Test Scores

What are Smarter Balanced Scores?

Smarter Balanced is a career and college readiness assessment given in the high schools. The scores from this test may be used to place students into math and English classes who are either:

  1. Admitted and enrolling in the academic year immediately following high school graduation
  2. Enrolling in dual credit courses as high school juniors or seniors

How is My Placement Determined by Smarter Balanced Scores?

.CTYour scores will be evaluated depending on which year you took Smarter Balance.

If you took Accuplacer on or before 2017, review the scores here.

Agreement on the use of the Smarter Balanced career and college readiness assessment for placement in Washington Community and Technical Colleges.
SBAC high school assessment Score Level: Mathematics Placement Options Available
Based on Score
English Placement Options Available
(Based on Score)
4 Any entry college-level math course through pre-calculus I An entry college-level English course (including but not limited to English Composition or its equivalent)
3
  • Math& 107 (Math in Society),Math& 146 (Statistics), or their equivalents
  • Pre-calculus contingent on a B or better in a calculus pathway class as a high school senior
An entry college-level English course (including but not limited to English Composition or its equivalent)
3 Math& 107 (Math in Society), Math& 146 (Statistics), or their equivalents, contingent on a B or better in the statewide Bridge to College Math course or through local institutional processes (transcript, high school GPA, additional testing, etc.) LEVEL 2 2493-2582
1 Additional placement information, determined by local institutional processes (transcript, high school GPA, additional testing, etc.), needed for all entry-level courses LEVEL 1 <2492

If you took Accuplacer on or after 2018 review the scores here.

(Based on Score)

Agreement on the use of the Smarter Balanced career and college readiness assessment for placement in Washington Community and Technical Colleges.
MATH ENGLISH

For placement into Math& 107 (Math in Society), Math& 146 (Statistics), or their equivalents:

1)Level 3 or 4 score on high school Smarter Balanced assessment plus

a) B or better in Algebra 2, and

b) successful completion (passing grade) of one math course in the junior or senior year

OR

2) B or better grade in designated Bridge to College Math class as a senior

For placement into other entry-level math courses (including pre-calculus):

Requires Smarter Balanced Level 3 or 4 plus

B or better in a high school pre-calculus or higher course

For placement into any entry college-level English course (including but not limited to English Composition or its equivalent):

1) Level 3 or 4 score on high school Smarter Balanced assessment

OR

2) B or better grade in designated Bridge to College English class as a senior

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