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Chemistry Prerequisite Challenge Process
Students wishing to participate in the exam process must complete the prerequisite challenge form and submit the form to the assessment office. Upon approval from the Chemistry Department you will be notified by email of the upcoming dates and times for the Chemistry Challenge Exam.
Students who wish to enroll in Chemistry 101 must pass Chemistry 60 in the LACCD with a C grade or better or pass the Chemistry Readiness Challenge Exam (this does not waive the math prerequisite for the course). The test serves two purposes: it acquaints students with the skills that are needed to succeed in the general chemistry series and it serves to identify those students who are eligible for placement into Chemistry 101. For some students the examination will be a warning that their chances of obtaining a satisfactory grade in Chemistry 101 are very slight and that they should improve their knowledge by enrolling in Chemistry 60. Even though you may pass the readiness exam, if you have limited chemistry laboratory experience you are encouraged to enroll in Chemistry 60 in order to acquire the skills needed for the laboratory in Chemistry 101. A challenge exam taken elsewhere cannot replace this exam; you must take it at Pierce College. However, if chemistry or math coursework is taken at a campus outside of the LACCD, transcripts should be brought to the Counseling Office.
YOU MAY ONLY TAKE THIS EXAM ONCE!
You will need to bring to the challenge exam a photo ID, your student ID number and a NON-PROGRAMMABLE calculator; you will be given a periodic table.
NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ENROLL IN CHEMISTRY 101 BEFORE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE CHALLENGE PROCESS. YOUR ENROLLMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE ON THIS CHALLENGE AND HAVE MET THE MATH PREREQUISITE.