The chemistry assessment is for students who have already taken beginning chemistry courses and would like to skip Chemistry 108 and enroll directly into Chemistry 120.
Assessment type: multiple choice
Questions: 44 questions
Time limit: 45 minutes
Re-assessment policy: the chemistry assessment may be taken once per semester
Math requirements: Math 120 is required for enrollment into Chemistry 120. The ISSA cannot be used for placement into chemistry.
Visit Do I need to take an assessment? for more information on how to qualify for the exemptions listed above.
There is no practice assessment for the chemistry assessment. Please review your high school curriculum or stop by the DVC Book Center to review the textbook used in Chemistry 108.
You will be given a printed hard copy of your results after you complete your assessment. Your assessment placement results will be available online on InSite within 24 business hours of completing the assessment.
View our placement chart to understand your assessment scores.
Please note: Assessment Center staff cannot give results over the phone, mail, fax, or email.
Visit schedule an assessment to make your appointment in Pleasant Hill or San Ramon. Please review the “day of assessment” information before scheduling.
There is no chemistry course sequence guide. You may review the offered chemistry courses in the DVC catalog.
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Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.