Assessment Testing

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    Placement Tests

    The College placement exam is the College Board Tests Computerized Placement Tests (CPTs) Accuplacer. Students are required to complete the placement exam to enroll in reading, English and mathematics. The tests are not timed and the results, with course placement recommendations, are immediately made available.

    Course Placements

    The Reading sequence of courses is Basic Reading RDG 50 and Analytical Reading RDG 51. The writing sequence of courses is Basic Writing Skills ENG 50; Intro to Expository Writing ENG 51; Freshman Composition ENG 3A; and Composition & Literature ENG 1B.

    The mathematics sequence is College Arithmetic MATH 57; Elementary Algebra MATH 50; Intermediate Algebra Math 40 and a College level math, College Algebra MATH 10 or other choices dependent upon the student's major.

    The Assessment Test Results form provides students with a guideline of what the test scores mean.

    Assessment Practice tests now available online:

    - Reduce Test Anxiety
    - Improve Math & English skills
    - Increase Assessment Scores
    - Test Out of Foundational Classes

    Higher Assessment Scores means less "foundational" classes! Computers available in the Student Success Center to practice.

    Call Admissions & Records at 866-366-3791, ext. 4232 to make an appointment to take the assessment test.

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    Get the free ACCUPLACER® study app to help you prepare to do your best on test day!

    Contact Information

    Admissions & Records
    Copper Mountain College
    6162 Rotary Way
    P.O. Box 1398
    Joshua Tree, CA 92252

    (760) 366-3791, ext. 4232
    (760) 366-5257 fax

    For general inquiries, please email Lynda Burns:

    Office Location
    Student Services is located in the 300 Quad, next to Bruce's Coyote Kitchen.

    Regular Hours:

    Monday-Thursday 8:15a-5:00p
    Friday 8:15a-3:00p

    We are closed on all legal and college holidays.

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