3.3 Assessment for Course Placement

Board Policies
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies

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Part 1. Purpose
To improve student success in college and university courses through student assessment and course placement.

Part 2. Course Placement Assessment

Subpart A. College and university policy
Each college and university shall address how student knowledge and skills will be assessed for course placement decisions according to System Procedure 3.3.1 Course Placement.
Subpart B. System-endorsed placement instrument
The chancellor shall select the system-endorsed placement instrument for assessment of reading comprehension, written English, and mathematics according to System Procedure 3.3.1 Course Placement.

Related Documents:

To view any of the following related statutes, go to the Revisor's Office website. You can conduct a search from this site by typing in the statute number.

  • Minn. Stat. §197.775 Higher Education Fairness
  • Minn. Stat. §136F.302 Regulating the Assignment of Students to Remedial Courses

Policy History:

Date of Adoption: 05/21/97
Date of Implementation: 09/01/98
Date of Last Review: 11/14/18

Date & Subject of Amendments:

11/14/18 – Amended to reflect that multiple assessment instruments (plural) are used in our system. The new writing and formatting styles were also applied to the policy.

05/17/06 - Amended the title, replacing College Readiness with Course Placement. Removed all previous language and added a new Part 1 and Part 2. Also repeals Carry Forward SU Policy 4.9 Presentation of ACT Scores for Enrollment in a Minnesota State University.

No additional HISTORY.