What is placement test

what is placement test

Do I have to take a placement exam?

  • Writing: All students must satisfy the Entry Level Writing Requirement (ELWR) within three quarters of full-time enrollment at UCR. Receiving a satisfactory score on the Analytical Writing Placement Exam (AWPE) is one way to fulfill this requirement. For a full list of ways to satisfy the ELWR, please go to http://elwr.ucr.edu/before_enrolling.html
  • Mathematics: All students who plan to enter a major that requires at least one course in Mathematics need to take the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE) for appropriate placement. Undeclared students should consider taking the exam if a major that they are considering requires at least one course in Mathematics.
  • Bourns College of Engineering (BCoE): All majors require at least one course in Mathematics, therefore all BCoE students must take the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE) for appropriate placement.

    College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS): All majors require at least one course in Mathematics, therefore all CNAS students must take the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE) for appropriate placement.

    College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS): Students in the following majors/programs in the require at least one course in Mathematics and students must take the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE): Pre-Business/Business Administration, Psychology, Liberal Studies, Economics, Economics/Administrative Studies, Economics/Law and Society,

    Business Economics, Political Science/Administrative Studies, Sociology/Administrative Studies, History/Administrative Studies, Art History/Administrative Studies, and some concentrations in Interdisciplinary Studies.

    Students in CHASS majors other than those listed above may opt to fulfill their breadth (general education) requirement by enrolling in either a computer science or statistics course that does not require taking the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE).

    • Chemistry: The California Chemistry Diagnostic Test (CCDT) is one of several methods used for placement in chemistry courses. For a full list of ways to meet these requirements, please go here.
  • Foreign Languages: Students who studied a language in high school and/or are native speakers of the language, and plan to pursue or use the language to satisfy the foreign language breadth requirement, must take a language placement examination the prior to enrolling in the language course. The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) requires students to study a foreign language. There is no language requirement in the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) or for most majors in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS). To determine eligibility for a Foreign Language Placement Exam, please go to http://placementtest.ucr.edu/foreign_lang/
  • When should placement examinations be taken?

    How do I register for placement examinations?

    How much do placement exams cost?

    Source: placementtest.ucr.edu

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