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PSYC 2300 Readiness assessment

Who should write 

Students who want to register in Psychology 2300 (PSYC 2300) who do not have one of the following exemptions listed below.


Exemption from the assessment is possible by completion of/providing official transcript of one of the following:

  • B.C. Foundations of Math 11 OR B.C. Principles of Math 11 with “C” grade or higher
  • MATU 0410 (formerly DVST 0410) course with “C+” grade or higher
  • MATU 0411 (formerly DVST 0411) course with “C” grade or higher
  • MATH 1101 with “C” grade or higher
  • BUSN 1330 with grade of “C+” or higher
  • BUSN 2429 with grade of “C+” or higher

What it tests

The assessment consists of questions drawn from the following topics:

  • Solving equations
  • Simplifying expressions
  • Using exponents
  • Evaluating expressions
  • Factoring
  • Finding the equation of a line
  • Proportions
  • Inequalities
  • Charts and graphs

Preparation for the assessment

Any introductory or intermediate algebra textbook from a local library would provide a review of math at this level.

Format of the assessment

This Assessment is a 27 question multiple-choice test which takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Assessment results

The invigilator will give you your test results the same day as the exam, once the exam is completed and marked.  The test results go directly on the computerized student record system but you should keep your copy of the test results.

What to bring to the assessment

Please bring your student number, photo identification, and a pen or pencil.  No calculators are allowed.  The invigilator will provide scratch paper which will be collected when you complete the assessment.

Testing policy

Students may take an assessment test for admission to courses and/or programs a maximum of two times within a two year period.  Students who believe extenuating circumstances exist may contact the Registrar to request special consideration or exemption to this policy.

Ready to book?

Visit our Testing Schedules and Booking page to find out how to book an assessment, and when your assessment is available.