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Math Skills Assessment

The Math Skills Assessment is designed to test the prerequisite skills necessary to succeed in your MATH course. The test will be available on Blackboard in the Math Skills Assessment Organization under "Take a Test."   

Note:  This section pertains only to students taking an entry-level MATH course.  If you are a Nursing Student interested in information related to the Nursing Math Skills Test, click here:  Information about Nursing Math Skills Test

Requirements

This test requires the use of the Respondus Lockdown Browser with a Webcam Monitor, which must be installed on your computer before you begin. You must have an operational webcam either built into your computer or one that plugs in with a USB cable. If you do not have access to a computer with a webcam you may either use a general-use computer in any computer lab on campus or check out a laptop for this use at Lavery Library. More information regarding this requirement is posted on Blackboard under "Instructions".

Grading of the Math Skills Assessment

  • Students who earn an 92% or higher on the Math Skills Assessment will receive full credit (10% of the final course grade) toward this requirement.
  • Students who earn an 80% or higher on the Math Skills Assessment will receive partial credit (5% of the final course grade) toward this requirement.
  • Students who earn below 80% on all attempts will receive 0 points (equal to 10% of their final course grade) toward this course component.

*You may attempt the Math Skills Assessment up to four times, however, you must complete all attempts by during the first four weeks of the semester (see Blackboard for specifics).   

All questions and concerns about the assessment should be directed to Professor Anne Geraci, Math Center director. Professor Geraci may be contacted by phone at (585) 385-7395 or email at mathcenter@sjf.edu.

Note: There are four levels (A, B, C, and D) of the Math Skills Assessments. Refer to the chart below to check the level assessment you are required to take.

Which Level Do I Need?

Level A Level B Level C Level D
MATH 114 (A1)

MATH 111 (B1)
MATH 150 (B3)

MATH 112
MATH 119
MATH 120
MATH 122
Level A (Math 114 and Nursing)

Level A1 (MATH 114 and Nursing)

Review Packet

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Level A2

This is a review packet for new students in the pharmacy program. Use it to review math skills for your first semester.

Review Packet

Level A3

This is a review packet for new students in the pharmacy program. Use it to review math skills for your second semester.

Review Packet