Chemistry Placement Exam


The chemistry exam is used to assess your knowledge of chemistry as taught in a regular high school chemistry class. It includes fundamental, physical, atomic/molecular and solution concepts. Your score on the math placement exam is a key factor in establishing your final chemistry placement. If you plan to take the chemistry exam, you also must take the online math exam to ensure accurate placement. You may not use a calculator on the chemistry exam.


Who is required to take the chemistry exam?

        All Art & Design, Engineering and Kinesiology students MUST take the chemistry exam regardless of AP credit or intended course selection.


        It is strongly encouraged that all other students, except Nursing students, take the test if there is any possibility that you will ever take chemistry at the University.


        You must also have taken the online math placement exam in order for the chemistry exam to be scored correctly.