Chemistry Assessment

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.

Chemistry assessment details

Assessment type: multiple choice
Questions: 44 questions
Time limit: 45 minutes
Re-assessment policy: the chemistry assessment may be taken once per term
Math requirements: Math 119, 120, or completion of the online placement process is required to enroll in Chemistry 120.

Do I have to take the chemistry assessment?

  • The chemistry assessment is only required for students who wish to skip Chemistry 108.

The Assessment Center has a Chemistry sample questions available to students.  Please review your high school curriculum or stop by the DVC Book Center to review the textbook used in Chemistry 108. 

Taking the assessment

Please visit the Schedule an Appointment page for details on the current test administration process.

Contact the Assessment Center

Telephone: 925-969-2132


Fax: 925-682-8179

Office location: SSC building, room 140 (first floor)
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