Foundational Studies FAQ's


Math Placement Guidelines

University Testing Office

Math and CS Tutoring

The department runs tutoring labs for beginning Math and CS courses. Math tutoring is currently held in Root Hall A-158 and is normally open Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-3:30pm. CS tutoring is currently held in Root Hall A-015 and is normally open Monday 8:30am-noon 1-3pm, 4-7pm; Tuesday 8:30am-noon, 1-5pm; Wednesday 8am-noon, 1-3pm; Thursday 8:30-11am, 2-3:30pm; Friday 8:30-11am, 2-3pm.

Contact for additional information: Arvana Edwards

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Can I take courses in my native language to satisfy the Non-Native Language requirement?

Does everyone need to take a Health and Wellness Course?

How do I know which Quantitative Literacy or Mathematics course to take?

Note, all placement exams are in the University Testing facility located in Erickson Hall 231 on campus (812) 237-7776.

Is a Science lab really required?

Where can I find information about transfer students?

Which Composition course should I take?

English Placement: is determined by SAT scores or previous completion of a college English course.

Please note, the English Department offers assistance to students through the writing center:

Writing Center

ISU Library, First Floor Southwest corner
Writing Center: (812) 237-2989

Can I take Foundational Studies courses abroad?

Yes! Please contact Ms. Janis Halpern, the Study Abroad Program Director, for more information.

Office Address: SH 215
Office Telephone: (812) 237-3427

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