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Chemistry Placement Day

    • Saturday, May 14, 2022
    • 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Pacific
    • Saturday, May 14, 2022
    • 12:30–3:30 p.m. Pacific
  • Hosted By: Academic Advising
  • Open to: Students

Cost and Admission

This event is free to attend.


General Information

Biola’s Chemistry Placement Day is on Saturday, May 14. This day is an opportunity for incoming Biola students to start their first Biola semester strong. Here’s how:

  • Complete required chemistry placement exam

  • Be among the first to receive your fall class schedule (you’ll get early access for attending the event)

  • Meet with an academic advisor

  • Get your digital Biola ID card


Note: Students who attend Chemistry Placement Day will take an online, proctored placement through either a Biola Placement Exam (CHEM 120 students) or an ALEKS Chemistry Readiness Prep Course (CHEM 105 students). 

Event Schedule

Register for one chemistry placement option:

Morning Option

9:00 — 9:30 a.m. - Welcome Session

9:30 — 11:00 a.m. - Chemistry Placement Exam

10:30 — 12:00 p.m.- Walk-ins with an academic advisor

Afternoon Option

12:30 — 1:00 p.m. - Welcome Session

1:00 — 2:30 p.m. - Chemistry Placement Exam

1:30 — 3:30 p.m. - Walk-ins with an academic advisor

Students are provided lunch and the chance to take a photo for their digital ID card


Chemistry Requirements at Biola

To check which placement exams you need, please view the Academic Advising website. For a general guide, here are the major requirements for chemistry:

Nursing Majors

Required course: CHEM 120: Bio and Organic Chemistry

Students meet the chemistry 120 placement requirement in one of the following ways:

  • Passing score on the online chemistry exam

  • Completing an online Biola chemistry tutorial ($60 cost)

  • Completed equivalent CHEM 107: Introduction to Chemistry course with C or higher


Allied Health, Applied Physics, Biological Science, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Engineering Physics, Health Sciences, Public Health, and Physics Majors

Required Course: CHEM 105: General Chemistry I

Students meet the chemistry 105 placement requirement in one of the following ways:

  • Passing score on the online ALEKS chemistry exam (80%)

  • AP Chemistry score of 3 or higher

  • AP Calculus AB or BC score of 3 or higher

  • College-level calculus course

  • Completed equivalent CHEM 107: Introduction to Chemistry course with B- or higher


Can't Attend?

If you are unable to attend, do not worry! Visit the Academic Advising placement exam site for alternative options to complete your required science placements.


Questions?

Contact Academic Advising at:
562-903-4782
academic.advising@biola.edu



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