have graduated from a high school in the Grossmont Union
High School District (GUHSD)
should be given the
Articulated Credit Form to have signed by their
high school counselor if they wish to be exempt from the
Mathematics assessment and receive credit for Math 110.
Students must provide proof of having completed Algebra
1 and Geometry with a grade of “C” or better, and a grade
of “B” or better in Algebra II in the last two years.
They can be cleared to take a Mathematics course at the
level of 120-178. Enrollment in higher level courses
requires going through the Math assessment process.
to the bullet above, students from the
GUHSD that received a “C”
in Algebra II may be exempt from the assessment process
by bringing an unofficial transcript. They can be
placed in Math 110 while still in high school.
assessment process at another California Community College
and the appropriate documentation of placement is provided.
If a student
is enrolling in a course for educational/personal enrichment
course that does not require English or Math as a prerequisite,
co-requisite or advisory (recommended preparation).
Students that have taken and passed the EAP (Early Assessment Placement) test at their high school
may use those scores for English placement only.
assessments such as ELM, SAT, ACT and EPT are not used to
exempt students or clear prerequisites.
If you already took the English and/or math assessment at Cuyamaca College,
but wish to challenge your placement level, contact the Assessment Office
at 619-660-4426 to schedule a challenge exam. Only exams given by the
Cuyamaca College Assessment Office are acceptable for this purpose.
Please review the Cuyamaca College catalog regarding Chemistry prerequisites.
If you wish to enroll in Chemistry 141 without taking Chemistry 120,
you must take the Chemistry challenge exam. Contact the Assessment Office
at 619-660-4426 to schedule an appointment.