**All students who have chosen Physics as their major will be admitted to the Department upon admission to Texas A&M.**

Once admitted, the following links may be useful:

- New Student Conferences
- Math Placement Exam (must complete prior to attending New Student Conference)
- AP, IB and SAT II Credits
- Dual Credit Hours
- Frequently Asked Questions for Prospective Students
- Financial Aid
- Undergraduate Advising

##### Math Placement Exam

###### Am I required to take a Math Placement Exam?

**All** College of Science students are required to take the Math Placement Exam. If you have AP or dual credit, that may be factored in when building your schedule.

###### What does my Math Placement Exam score mean?

0 – 21 = MATH 150 (Functions, Trigonometry and Linear Systems)

22 and higher = MATH 171 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus)

###### What is the difference between MATH 151 and MATH 171?

According to the catalog, MATH 171 is designed to be a more demanding version of MATH 151. MATH 171 is primarily taken by College of Science majors, while MATH 151 is primarily taken by College of Engineering majors.