Placement Requirements

General Overview

All students who register in CHE 2A or CHE 2AH are required to satisfy the Chemistry Placement Requirement. Students who do not satisfy the placement requirement to remain enrolled in general chemistry will be administratively dropped from the course by the Department of Chemistry. There are no exemptions to the Chemistry Placement Requirements.

A score of 24+ on the Chemistry Placement Exam is required to ensure enrollment in CHE 2A. For CHE 2AH, a score of 33+ is required.

If you have questions specific to the Chemistry Placement Requirements, write to


Summer 2021 Placement Testing

Are you planning to enroll in CHE 2A or CHE 2AH in Summer 2021? Please refer to the following link for further information about our placement requirement. Included are the dates to take the Chemistry Placement Exam, tips on how to prepare for the online exam, and other timely information to ensure enrollment in general chemistry.

Summer 2021