**Q:** I'm a new student and I'm not taking any math during my first semester. Do I still have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** No, but if you will be taking a math course numbered 210 or higher eventually, it is advisable to take the math placement exam now and get it done.

**Q:** I'm preregistered and have already selected courses for the fall semester. Do I still have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** If you plan to take a math course numbered 210 or higher, yes.

**Q:** I'm only going to take MAT 116 or 117. Do I have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** No, but if you later need to take another math course (as required for your major, for example), you will need to take the math placement exam before you can enroll in that course.

**Q:** I took AP calculus in high school and got a 4 (or 5) on the AP exam, and I don't need any more math for my degree. Do I have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** No.

**Q:** I took AP calculus in high school and got a 4 (or 5) on the AP exam, and I want to take more math at WLC. Do I have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** Yes. Even though you will receive college credit for your AP course, we still need to determine which first math course you are ready to take.

**Q:** I'm transferring to WLC from another college and I have no math credits transferring. Do I have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** If you need to take a math course numbered 210 or higher, yes. Otherwise, no.

**Q:** I'm transferring to WLC from another college where I already took a math course that fulfills my WLC degree requirements. Do I have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** No, but to be sure, ask the registrar.

**Q:** I'm transferring to WLC from another college where I already took a math course and I want to take more math at WLC. Do I have to take the math placement exam?

**A:** It depends on whether you have met the prerequisite for the WLC math course. If so, you do not need to take the math placement exam. Otherwise, you do need to take it.