Orientation & New Student Programs

Majors that require the Calculus Readiness Test

If you have declared or are considering any of the following majors and you are planning on or considering taking the first semester of calculus in the fall, then you are required to take the Calculus Readiness Test (CRT) the morning of your orientation session.

Eligibility: Freshman students who have high school Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus AND a passing ELM score are eligible to take the CRT.

Note: Only students who are planning to enroll in calculus (Math 109 or Math 120) in Fall 2017 need take the test at Summer Orientation. If you plan to enroll in subsequent semesters, it is suggested that you consult with the Math Department regarding required prerequisites and whether the test remains an option.

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Engineering - Civil
  • Engineering - Computer
  • Engineering - Electrical/Electronic
  • Engineering - Mechanical
  • Engineering - Mechatronic
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Physics

If you are taking the test at orientation, you may wish to visit the following site to prepare: CRT Practice Test. If you take the test the morning of orientation, you will receive scores at lunchtime and will be helped to interpret the results so you can enroll in the appropriate level math course later in the day.

If you have further questions about the Calculus Readiness Test, please contact the Math Department at (530) 898-6111