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Which test should you take?

The study guide is intended to give you a general idea of what is on the test. The questions and answers are similar, but not identical, to those presented on the test.

If you are interested in taking an English or math course at SRJC, you are required to take a placement test prior to registering for the class. The results of your placement test will help determine which college course is appropriate for you current skill level. Multiple measures are also considered when determining course placement.

  • English - This study guide is to help you determine your current skill level in reading comprehension, sentence structure and writing.

  • Pre-Algebra - This study guide is to help you determine your current skill level in arithmetic, pre-algebra, and basic algebra.

  • Algebra - This study guide is to help you determine your current skill level in pre algebra, elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, college algebra, and trigonometry.

  • College Algebra - This study guide is to help you determine your current skill level in calculus and trigonometry or beyond.

  • Chemistry - This study guide is to help you determine your current skill level in chemistry. A scientific calculator will be provided. The Chemistry Diagnostic Review is for students who have not completed Chem42 and want to enroll in Chem1A or Chem4A.

  • Intermediate Algebra Competency Exam (ACE) - This is not a placement test. Passing this exam will satisfy your math requirement for the associate degree. Important Note: the Intermediate Algebra Competency Exam (ACE) will not transfer, nor can it be applied to the SRJC math course sequence. This exam is applicable only for new students to SRJC.

  • Graduation Math Competency Exam (GMCT) - This is not a placement test. Passing this exam will satisfy your math requirement for the associate degree. Important Note: the Graduation Math Competency Exam will not transfer, nor can it be applied to the math course sequence.

  • Additional placement testing preparation resources at www.compasstestprep.com and www.khanacademy.com

Catalog rights determine which math competency exam a student may complete. To make an appointment or for more information contact Student Success and Assessment Services at (707) 527-4661 at the Santa Rosa Campus.

These study guides are in PDF format. Acrobat Reader (free from Adobe) is required. GetAcrobat button

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