What is placement test
Do I have to take a placement exam?
- Writing: All students must satisfy the Entry Level Writing Requirement (ELWR) within three quarters of full-time enrollment at UCR. Receiving a satisfactory score on the Analytical Writing Placement Exam (AWPE) is one way to fulfill this requirement. For a full list of ways to satisfy the ELWR, please go to http://elwr.ucr.edu/before_enrolling.html
Bourns College of Engineering (BCoE): All majors require at least one course in Mathematics, therefore all BCoE students must take the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE) for appropriate placement.
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS): All majors require at least one course in Mathematics, therefore all CNAS students must take the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE) for appropriate placement.
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS): Students in the following majors/programs in the require at least one course in Mathematics and students must take the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE): Pre-Business/Business Administration, Psychology, Liberal Studies, Economics, Economics/Administrative Studies, Economics/Law and Society,
Business Economics, Political Science/Administrative Studies, Sociology/Administrative Studies, History/Administrative Studies, Art History/Administrative Studies, and some concentrations in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Students in CHASS majors other than those listed above may opt to fulfill their breadth (general education) requirement by enrolling in either a computer science or statistics course that does not require taking the Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE).
- Chemistry: The California Chemistry Diagnostic Test (CCDT) is one of several methods used for placement in chemistry courses. For a full list of ways to meet these requirements, please go here.
When should placement examinations be taken?
How do I register for placement examinations?
How much do placement exams cost?Source: placementtest.ucr.edu