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Placements are not exemptions. Each of the placement exams are designed to identify the course in which a student should begin. A placement does not exempt a student from a required course.

Students in the below colleges/majors must take the chemistry placement prior to registering for a chemistry course. Students will have the opportunity to take the chemistry placement at orientation (see orientation schedule). The Chemistry Department also offers the chemistry placement throughout the academic year and students may find more information by contacting the  Chemistry Department.

College of Arts & Sciences

  • Biological Sciences (B.S.)
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology (B.S.)
  • Marine, Freshwater, and Environmental Biology (B.S.)
  • Biological Sciences – Pre physical Therapy (B.S.)
  • Biological Sciences – Pre professional Program (B.S.)
  • Wildlife and Conservation Biology (B.S.)
  • Microbiology (B.S.)
  • ALL Chemistry Majors
  • Environmental and Plant Biology (B.S.)
  • Physics/Meteorology (B.S.)

Patton College of Education

  • Physical Science Major (B.S.Ed.)

College of Health Sciences and Professions

  • Nutrition (B.S.F.N.S.)
  • Exercise Physiology (can take Chem 1210 but all advised to take Chem 1510)

Russ College of Engineering and Technology

  • ALL Chemical Engineering Majors
  • Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.)
  • Computer Science (B.S.C.S.)
  • Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.)
  • Electrical Engineering with Computer Engineering Track (B.S.E.E.)
  • Energy Engineering (B.S.En.E.)
  • Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
  • Undecided Engineering
Chemistry Course
Progression Chart

This chart explains the appropriate sequence of chemistry courses to follow after taking the chemistry placement.