Effective March 9, 2010, Georgia State students were granted an exemption by the University System of Georgia and are no longer required to take the Regents' Test. This exemption does not necessarily apply should a student transfer out of GSU to another institution in the University System of Georgia. Students should contact their new institution about its Regents' Test policy. More information may be found at the University System of Georgia website (http://www.usg.edu).
Georgia State University requires all students seeking a baccalaureate degree to satisfactorily complete a basic core curriculum of general education subjects. In Area A of the core curriculum, students are required to select a course in mathematics. A math placement test is required for all students who need or desire to enroll in a course higher than Math 1101 (Introduction to Math Modeling 3hrs).
Chem 1211K is the prerequisite for all chemistry and biology courses at Georgia State University.To register for Chem 1211K, you must take a diagnostic test. All students, except those with chemistry AP scores of 2 or better, SAT subject scores of 600 or better, or completion of a college-level chemistry course, are required to take the test. Visit http://chemistry.gsu.edu/chem1211_regtest.php for more information.
If you are interested in taking a foreign language class higher than 1001, you will need to take the placement test. The test is offered for French, German and Spanish. For other languages, please contact the Modern and Classical Languages Department to make testing arrangements at 404/413-5980. You may take the test at any time online at www.gsu.edu/~wwwmcl.
Georgia History and Constitution Legislative Requirements
As required by Georgia law, all students must demonstrate knowledge of the history and constitutions of the United States and of Georgia. To demonstrate this knowledge, students must pass Hist 2110 and PolS 1101 at Georgia State, have previously completed these courses at a University System of Georgia institution, or pass the proficiency examination in these legislative requirements available for students at the Testing Center. See the Testing Center for additional information.