Chemistry Diagnostic Information

FALL SEMESTER IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

 FALL 2020

CHEM 1A is going to be replaced by CHEM3A/3AL in the fall 2020. This class has the following prerequisites: The pre-requisites for CHEM 3A is changing to completion of CHEM 42 OR completion of one year of High School chemistry with a grade of “B” or better within the past 5 years.

If you wish to take CHEM3A/3AL in the fall semester, please submit a Prerequisite/Corequisite Challenge form online through the Admissions and Records website.

Prerequisite Challenge form link

 https://admissions.santarosa.edu/prerequisitecorequisite-challenge-form

 

If you have questions please contact our Testing and Support Services office by email at testing&supportservices@santarosa.edu or call at 707-527-4305

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CHEM 1A and CHEM 4A have a Prerequisite of CHEM 42. Students who think they may be ready for CHEM 1A or CHEM 4A without completing CHEM 42 should take the Chemistry Diagnostic Test and complete the Review Questionnaire Form.

It is for students wanting to take CHEM 1A or 4A, but have not satisfied the prerequisite. Approval for CHEM 1A or 4A without CHEM 42 is based on the Chemistry Diagnostic Test and Review Questionnaire.

You will receive 45 minutes to answer 44 test questions and additional minutes to complete the Review Questionnaire. A periodic table and a scientific non-graphing calculator will be provided.


Chemistry Testing information

Contact the Testing and Support Services Center at (707) 527-4305, Santa Rosa Campus or (707) 778-3908, Petaluma Campus if you have questions.

Santa Rosa and Petaluma Campuses
The Chemistry Diagnostic Test is unavailable at this time due to changes in Chemistry 1A course name and prerequisites. Please read the following information.

 FALL 2020

CHEM 1A is going to be replaced by CHEM3A/3AL in the fall 2020. This class has the following prerequisites: The pre-requisites for CHEM 3A is changing to completion of CHEM 42 OR completion of one year of High School chemistry with a grade of “B” or better within the past 5 years.

If you wish to take CHEM3A/3AL in the fall  semester please submit a Prerequisite/Corequisite Challenge form  online through the Admissions and Records website.

Prerequisite Challenge form link

 https://admissions.santarosa.edu/prerequisitecorequisite-challenge-form

please contact us by email at testing&supportservices@santarosa.edu or by phone at 707-527-4305 if you have questions

 

 

 


RETAKE POLICY

Students may take the Chemistry Diagnostic Test twice per semester.


TEST RESULTS

The Chemistry Department Chair will review the petition request within 3 business days; and the results will be posted in My Cubby under Challenges and Equivalencies. To get your test results, follow these steps to login to your Student Portal page or come to the Testing office with a photo ID to get a printed copy of your results.


 ACCOMMODATED TESTING

If you have a verifiable disability and are in need of extended time, or other testing accommodations please contact the Disability Resources Department at (707) 527-4581. If leaving a message, please list dates that you are available to test and your student identification number. Check in for the test will begin 30 minutes prior to start time. Please bring picture identification with you to check in.

Also visit the Santa Rosa Junior College's Disability Resources Department webpage for more information.