Assessment - Test Exemptions

Students who already possess an A.A. degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or institution, are not required to take the Assessment Test, but will be required to verify the degree by presenting official documents to the Admissions Office at least ten working days prior to enrollment.

English

Students who have completed English courses at another college may not take the English assessment. Please submit official or unofficial transcripts and a Requisite Clearance Form to a counselor or Admissions & Records prior to enrollment.

Math

If you completed one year of Algebra I or higher with a grade of "B" or higher in high school, you may not need to take the math assessment. Students who have completed math courses at another college may also not need to take the math assessment. Please submit official or unofficial transcripts and a Requisite Clearance Form to a counselor or Admissions & Records prior to enrollment. It is strongly recommended that these math courses have been completed within the past three years.

Advanced Placement Exams

Students who participate in advanced placement courses at their high schools and earn passing on AP exams may earn college credit for those courses when they come to Cerritos College. For further details, ask a counselor.