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Summer Orientation Placement Tests

Placement tests are given to determine the level of instruction that you should register for. You should take all placement tests that apply to you before registering for classes. Following each test, you will be informed which course(s) you should register for and/or waive.

English

New and transfer students (associate who receive fewer than 6 English credits or baccalaureate students who receive fewer than 9 English credits) who have no ACT scores must take this placement test. Testing will take approximately 45 minutes. Students wanting to challenge their ACT placement may also take the placement test.

Mathematics

Bachelor Degree Programs

Required the first semester of enrollment for all students who have no ACT scores and who have a specified mathematics course or elective the first semester of enrollment. Testing will take approximately 45 minutes. Students wanting to challenge their ACT placement may also take the placement test. Testing into Ma 103, 105 or 200

Mathematics Proof Techniques

Required of students registering for a 300-level or above math course who have not completed Ma 150. If passed, Ma 150 will be waived; if not passed, Ma 150 will be required prior to taking any 300-level or above math course. Testing will take approximately 45 minutes. Ma 150 Study Guide

Modern Language

Chinese, French, German, and Spanish

Students registering for a modern language course for the first time at BJU must take the appropriate placement test. Testing will take approximately 45 minutes. A short verification is all that is needed for a student with no experience in the language.

Music Qualifying

Students auditioning for a music lesson for the first time at BJU who are not a music major or minor, must take this test before auditioning for a music lesson. If not passed, MT 100 Fundamentals of Music (0 credit, 0 load) must be taken during the semester of your first music lesson. Testing will take approximately 15 minutes.

Music Theory

Required of new music majors and minors who want to place out of or validate music theory courses (MT 105 & 106) on the basis of previous training. Learn more about music theory test

Rudiments of Music

Required of all new music majors or minors registering for MT 105 Theory I. If not passed, MT 099 Rudiments of Music (0 credit, 0 load) must be taken during the same semester as MT 105. Testing will take approximately 30 minutes.