ā€‹ā€‹ How can I complete the Math Proficiency Assessment?

To complete the math proficiency, you will need to log into Corsair Connect and complete the math placement process for "Liberal Arts and Social Sciences". Once logged in, you can find the "Placement Tab" on the top right and corner of your screen. Once you have completed this process, please contact SMC Counseling to confirm your next steps.   

The Mathematics Proficiency Assessment (MPA) is administered to students wishing to obtain an Associate Degree from Santa Monica College who have not completed Math 18, 20, 50, or higher. The placement process will determine your eligibility.


  • Completion of a minimum of 30 Associate in Arts Degree applicable semester units. 

  • Once placed, if you are not eligible for Math 18, 20, 50 or higher, you will need to complete a math course. ā€‹Please see a counselor.