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To assist students in registering in courses for which they have adequate preparation, RDC requires or suggests assessment in the following areas:

Communications Course Placement

Students may take a College placement test before registering in a 200-level written communications course. (Students with 60% or greater in English 30 or ELA 30-1 will be exempted from this test). Students who do not achieve a satisfactory mark in this test will be required to complete COMM 150 before they can register in the required 200-level course. Students should take the placement test early in the event preparatory work (COMM 150) is required.

Mathematics Diagnostic Test

First year university math is difficult for many students. Students registering in these courses can complete a diagnostic test prior to the start of classes. Test results will identify which areas students may need assistance in prior to and during classes.

Placement Testing

Applicants to the Academic Upgrading program will require placement testing prior to course registration.

Learn more about these assessments or book testing with RDC's Student Testing Services.

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