Classes Requiring Placement or Prerequisites

IMPORTANT NOTICE: During our Covid19 remote operations, we are available by chat and phone during working hours, or email at any time. Dual Enrollment forms can be submitted online, but still require manual processing that can take up to 5-7 working days.

Placement Using Past Experience or High School Coursework 

If you would like to use your high school coursework or ability to place into an SBCC class, such as an intermediate/advanced foreign language, please visit the Prerequisites Forms and Instructions page. 

Classes Requiring Math or English Placement:

If you are interested in a class that requires an English or math placement, you will need to follow additional steps to be eligible to register.

  • Students will be placed into math, English, or economics classes by their high school counselors. High school counselors will verify the student's eligibility for these classes and submit the validating data on an internal Google spreadsheet.  Please note that SBCC support classes are not offered at the high school.

  • High school counselors will verify the student's eligibility and submit the validating data via the Google forms below. Please note that dual enrollment students are not eligible to enroll in college courses numbered below 100. Students can also place into English and math courses using AP, SAT, or EAP test scores. For more information, scroll down for instructions on how to challenge a prerequisite.

Counselor Forms for Student Placement

These forms are for approved counselor use only. Please click the corresponding link below for the appropriate course. 

 Eligibility for English 110: Must be entering 11th or 12th grade. Requires unweighted cumulative GPA of at least 2.6 AND grade of B- or better in last English class.Demonstrate completion of  Math 95: Requires passing Algebra 1 with grade of C- or better (requested courses may include Math 107, Econ 101, Econ 102, Econ 102H)Demonstrate completion of Math 107: Requires passing Algebra 2 with a C- or better (requested courses may include Math 117, Math 114, Math 137, Psy 150, Soc 125, Bio 101, Bio 102, Chem 155)Demonstrate completion of Math 138: Requires unweighted cumulative GPA of at least 2.6 and grade of C- or better in Precalculus (requested courses may include Math 130, Math 150)

To Challenge a Course Prerequisite

Students who do not meet the criteria above can challenge with equivalent coursework, test scores, or experience. Meet with your high school counselor to review the Alternatives to Testing website for more information.