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Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment

 

     

    Who Needs to Take the Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment?

    The Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment meets the Math Placement requirement for Mathematics 312 (Topics from Elementary Mathematics: Statistics and Probability) or Mathematics 313 (Topics in Elementary Mathematics: Algebra of Change). In addition to this assessement, students wishing to enroll in Mathematics 312 or 313 must also be admitted to the Liberal Studies major.

    The Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment has two sections of 18 questions each. Each section is separately timed. You will have 30 minutes to complete Section 1 and 45 minutes to complete Section 2.

    In order to pass the Assessment, you must receive a score of 11 or higher on each section administered in the same session (for a combined minimum score of 22). Section scores cannot be combined with any prior attempts, and students may not attempt just a single section to "make-up" a failing score on that portion only.

    NOTE: Liberal Studies majors are limited to a maximum of two attempts. Students unable to pass within two attempts should contact the Liberal Studies department for advising and further instructions. The Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment is not transferrable to another university or college.


    Assessment Preparation

    Visit the Liberal Studies department's Math Proficiency Assessment page.

     

    Fee Information

    The exam fee is a non-refundable $20.00 and may not be transferred to another individual or to a different exam. To transfer to a different exam date and/or time, you must bring a printed copy of your Admission Ticket to Testing Services (SSW 2549) no later than 12:00 p.m. the business day prior to the exam date. Testing Services is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Once you have registered and paid for the exam, your Admission Ticket will be available to print. You must bring a printed copy of your Admission Ticket to be admitted to your exam. Electronic copies are not acceptable. You can access and print your Admission Ticket here.

     

    Registration Information

    Sign up and take the exam at SDSU. Exam dates, times, and deadlines are listed below. You may register one of three ways, although online registration is preferred.

    - Online registration: Liberal Studies Mathematics Proficiency Assessment

    - Mail-in registration: Mail-in Registration Form

    - In-person registration: Come to SDSU Testing Services (SSW 2549), Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for instructions

     

    Assessment Date
    Times*
    Reporting Location
    Registration Deadline
    Scores Released by**
    Saturday, September 15, 2018
    8:30 a.m.
    EBA 245
    September 10, 2018
    September 30, 2018
    Saturday, October 6, 2018
    8:30 a.m.
    GMCS 333
    October 1, 2018
    October 21, 2018
    Saturday, October 20, 2018
    8:30 a.m.
    GMCS 333
    October 15, 2018
    November 4, 2018
    Saturday, November 3, 2018
    8:30 a.m.
    GMCS 333
    October 29, 2018
    November 18, 2018
    Saturday, December 1, 2018
    8:30 a.m.
    EBA 245
    November 26, 2018
    December 16, 2018
    Saturday, January 19, 2019
    8:30 a.m.
    EBA 245
    January 14, 2019
    February 3, 2019
    Saturday, February 2, 2019
    8:30 a.m.
    EBA 245
    January 28, 2019
    February 17, 2019
    Saturday, March 2, 2019
    8:30 a.m.
    GMCS 333
    February 25, 2019
    March 17, 2019
    Saturday, April 13, 2019
    8:30 a.m.
    GMCS 333
    April 8, 2019
    April 28, 2019


    * Sessions will be closed when testing capacity is reached regardless of registration deadline or posted times.

    ** Please note that some test results may not be available prior to the next scheduled test date, so plan your test date accordingly.

     

    Students Requesting Accommodations

    Students with accommodations authorized by SDSU Student Ability Success Center (SASC), and placed on the SDSU Testing Services reservation system by SASC, will be offered an accommodated test session automatically during online registration.


    Directions and parking information: Click here for exams proctored at SDSU.

     

    Test information, fees, and assessment dates and times are subject to change without notice.

     

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