Chemistry Assessment

Need the Chemistry Assessment?

GCC Chemistry Assessment is currently being proctored online and in person by appointment only. To schedule an in person appointment please call us at 623-845-3058. 

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.
  • One test is allowed every 3 months;
  • Scores are good for one year;
  • No appointment is necessary. Tests are given on a walk-in basis.
  • A current valid photo ID is required.

Chemistry Assessment Testing Hours

GCC Main Campus

Summer Walk-in or Appointment Hours Starting Time:

  • Mon - Wed: 8 a.m.  
    Thurs: 9:30 a.m.
  • The last test start time is based on the time needed to complete it or waived by the student to finish no later than 5:50 p.m.

(except for holiday and college closures)

All tests must be completed 10 minutes before closing.

When you come to test, please make sure you have the following:

  • a current, valid photo ID (your GCC ID will be very helpful)
  • your GCC student ID #

Testing Environment

All testing rooms are monitored by a camera system. Students are under video surveillance the entire time.

Course Descriptions