Amarillo College serves as a Testing Center for the SAT. The SAT program has two components: SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject Test. Both measure skills important for academic success, and are often used to grant admission, credit, and/or placement in college. The SAT Reasoning Assessment measures Verbal, Mathematic, and Writing Skills, and is often used as a criterion for admission to colleges and universities. SAT Subject tests measure specific skills in different subject areas.
Although the SAT is not required for the admission to Amarillo College, academic credit may be awarded based upon scores achieved. The policies and scores required to earn credit by examination for the SAT assessment are described below:
Verbal 610 = 3 hrs. credit in Freshman Composition I (ENGL 1301)
Verbal 710 = 6 hrs. credit in Freshman Composition I and II. (ENGL 1301 and 1302)
Math 600 = 3 hrs. credit in College Algebra (MATH 1314)
Math 600 = 3 hrs. credit in Contemporary Math (MATH 1332)
Students requiring special assessment conditions or alternate assessment dates MUST communicate with SAT student services. SAT requires advance registration and payment. For more information or to register online, go to the official SAT website.