Chemistry Assessment

How to clear the Chemistry pre-requisite for CHEM 1A?


Students who have completed one year of chemistry courses in high school with a grade A or B and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, may email their transcripts to We will evaluate your transcripts for a possible pre-requisite override into Chemistry 1A.

Students will be notified via email. Thank you.

Chemistry Diagnostic test on campus

Students interested in taking Chemistry 1A: General College Chemistry have the option of taking the Chemistry Diagnostic Test to fulfill the chemistry pre-requisite for this class.

This is a timed, paper and pencil test.

Your appointment will be on campus in the assessment center, Building 700, Room 714A.

  • Please arrive 10 minutes early.
  • Please bring your photo ID.
  • Please bring a non-programmable calculator.
  • Please don't forget to wear a mask on campus.
The test session will take 1 hour.
Click here to schedule your on campus Chemistry test appointment. 


If you have any questions prior to your appointment, please e-mail