The Algebra Math Placement Test is required of all incoming first-year students of the university in the following majors:
If your major is not listed above, please visit this page for access to the PreCalculus Math Placement Test.
The Algebra Math Placement Test is delivered online, and you should take it in your home country. This exam will determine which math course you are placed in, so it is very important that the result be an accurate reflection of your math skills. If you are placed above your abilities in a course which is too hard for you, you will likely get a bad grade and have difficulty progressing into your degree program.
You will have 90 minutes to take the test; the sooner you take the test, the sooner you will be able to know which math class you will take this semester.
Obtain your USC network username and create a password by visiting my.sc.edu. You will use this username and password to login to take your math placement test. Follow the instructions in the video below.