Chemistry Prerequisite Clearance
To clear a prerequisite for a chemistry course please visit the:
Grossmont College Prerequisite Clearance Information for Chemistry
Clearance for Chemistry 141 can be accomplished by doing any of the following:
- Completing the required prerequisite course (Chem 120 with a "C" or better) at Grossmont
or Cuyamaca College.
- Completing the Grossmont College chemistry department assessment available, by appointment,
through the Assessment Office and Math 110 or equivalent with a "C" grade or higher.
- If you have had a previous course in chemistry, such as high school chemistry or a
course that is not equivalent to Chemistry 120 - Prep for General Chemistry, that
you believe prepared you to take Chemistry 141 - General Chemistry I without first
taking Chemistry 120 - Prep for General Chemistry, you may take an assessment exam
to demonstrate your knowledge. If you do choose take the assessment be aware that
you will be given only one opportunity to take the test so it is recommended that
you take some time to review your chemistry before you attempt the assessment. In
order to help you prepare, the chemistry department has developed a self-graded assessment
called chemland to help you determine whether or not you are prepared to take the official assessment.
- Completing, with a "C" or better, an equivalent prerequisite course at another institution;
MUST also contact the Department Chair of Chemistry.