Students take placement and entrance exams in Testing Services.

Chemistry Assessment Exam

Chemistry Assessment Testing Hours

GCC Main

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (last time to start)

Friday: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (last time to start)

*May - August closed Fridays

GCC North

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last time to start)

Friday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (last time to start)

*May - August closed Fridays

Which level Chemistry class is right for you? Science majors are required to meet with an academic advisor for correct course placement, which is determined by a combination of your past Chemistry coursework, Math coursework, and assessment test scores. Students who score 60% or better can enroll in CHM 150 or 151. Those who score below 60% will be advised to enroll in CHM 130 to build a solid foundation in Chemistry.

About the Exam

  • A 45 minute timed, computerized, multiple-choice exam.
  • You get exam results right away.
  • No retests allowed.
  • Scores are good for two years.
  • No appointment necessary. Tests are given on a walk-in basis.
  • Current valid photo ID is required.

Course Descriptions

Fundamental Chemistry (CHM130)

General Chemistry I (CHM150 or CHM151)



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