3.0 / Lower
The examination measures knowledge and understanding of material and skills typically taught in an undergraduate course that serves to fulfill a math or quantitative requirement for students who will not need to go on to take more advanced mathematics courses. The content of the examination corresponds with course offerings such as Mathematics in Contemporary Society, Liberal Arts Math, or Math for Non-STEM Majors. Knowledge of arithmetic and elementary algebra are prerequisites for the material covered in this examination. The exam tests for an ability to apply mathematical knowledge and concepts to understand and analyze practical contemporary mathematical problems. (Multiple-choice examination.)
Prepare for the Exam
A practice exam is available for $35: To register for a practice exam, visit www.excelsior.edu and log into your MyExcelsior account. You must be registered for the corresponding credit-bearing exam first before you can register for the practice exam.
Register for the Exam
You can register and pay for your exam online. After you register, you will receive an Authorization to Test letter. You'll need to select the 8- or 15-week term in which you'll take your exam.
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