Chemistry Diagnostic Exam

Attention to students who are enrolling in Chemistry 400 at SCC!

Prerequisites for Chemistry 400

  • Completion of CHEM 300 with a grade of “C” or better or placement through the assessment process (the ACS California Chemistry Diagnostic Exam, completed within one year prior to enrollment in CHEM 400). Calculators may be used for the Chemistry Diagnostic Exam.
  • Completion of MATH 120 or MATH 124 with a grade of “C” or better or placement in a level of math higher than Math 120 through the assessment process. Coursework or assessment must be completed within one year prior to enrollment to CHEM 400

 


 

Retest Policy for Chemistry and Math placement Exams

The Chemistry Diagnostic Exam may be taken no more than once a semester. Retesting requires a referral from a SCC Counselor and a minimum 30 day waiting period between semesters.

Retesting for math requires a referral from a SCC Counselor after the second try and minimum waiting period of 4 months.

Chemistry Diagnostic Exam is offered at specified times and students may arrive 5-10 minutes early. To see dates and times please see the Testing Schedule Menu (above).