If you attend orientation before you have received your
AP Calculus score, you may register for a calculus course based on the exam you took and the score you anticipate receiving. If you anticipate a score of 1 you should take the MPE before your orientation for both diagnostic and placement information.
If you did NOT take the AP Calculus Test (or the International Baccalaureate Higher Level Math Exam) and do NOT have college credit for a calculus course you must take the MPE. You will not be allowed to register in any class higher than
Math 3C (Precalculus) without permission from the
mathematics placement office.
Score  AB Exam (Including AB subscore on the BC Exam)  BC Exam  5 
Credit for Math 20A or Math 10A
(Enroll in Math 20B or Math 10B)
You can not receive credit for taking Math 20A or 10A

Credit for Math 20A, 20B or 10A, 10B (Enroll in Math 21C or Math 10C)
You can not receive credit for taking Math 20A, 20B or 10A, 10B
 4 
Credit for Math 20A or Math 10A
(Enroll in Math 20B or Math 10B)
You can not receive credit for taking Math 20A or 10A

Credit for Math 20A, 20B or 10A, 10B (Enroll in Math 21C or Math 10C)
You can not receive credit for taking Math 20A, 20B or 10A, 10B
 3 
Credit for 4 units of Calculus
You may take Math 10B or 20B. You are allowed to take Math 20A for 4 additional units credit. See the FAQs for explanation. You may not take Math 10A for credit.

Credit for 8 units of Calculus
You may take Math 10C or 21C. You are allowed to take Math 20B for 4 additional units credit. See the FAQs for explanation. You may not take Math 10A or 10B for credit.
 2 
No college credit. You may enroll in Math 10A or 20A.*

See your AB subscore for credit and courses you may enroll in.
 1 
No college credit.
You must take the MPE**

See your AB subscore for credit and courses you may enroll in.

* You may take the MPE for a comparison to the expected math background of students entering beginning calculus at UCSD.
** If you want to take a math class other than Math 3C you must take the MPE at the next convenient date before the quarter starts and add the proper class according to your placement result.
It is your responsibility to carefully check your AP score when you receive it in July. If you are not in the correct class according to the above table then you must use WebReg to drop your math class and add the correct class (or be on a Wait List) by the August 31 deadline. Be sure to have all AP or IB scores sent to the UCSD Office of Admissions. If you are not in the correct class by August 31, you will be administratively dropped from the class by your College without notification but no class will be added to replace it.
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