If you have not taken any or very little calculus, your placement in Duke math courses will be based on your SAT or SAT II math scores.
If you have this background and/or these test scores:  You may take this course: 


MATH 105L Laboratory Calculus and Functions I 

MATH 111L 
Note: If your SAT or SAT II scores are less than 710 (680 if taken before Mar. 2016), or if your ACT Math score is less than 30, or if your scores indicate borderline qualification for MATH 111L Laboratory Calculus I and you have taken no calculus whatsoever, you should start with MATH 105L.
If you are still not sure what would be the right course for you to enroll in or if you have a different placement question, go to Contacting the SFI to fill out and submit a request for assistance. The Supervisor of Firstyear Instruction will need this information to be able to respond to your question.