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  • What is the purpose of the CART?
    The CART allows students to show their academic readiness to bypass CHM 1025.

  • Where and When is the CART available?
    The CART will be available in all MDC Testing Departments on a walk-in/appointment basis. View schedule here.

  • How frequently is the CART offered?
    It will be offered on a regular basis throughout the year.

  • Can I take the CART at another institution?
    Yes. Students must follow the remote testing option found at the Remote Testing web page.

  • Is there a fee?
    No. The CART is free for MDC students.

  • Is the CART a timed test?
    Yes. There is a 60 minute time limit.

  • How often can I take the CART?
    The CART can only be taken once. No retakes are available or allowed.

  • Do CART scores expire?

  • What is a passing CART score?
    A 25 out of 50.

  • What chemistry content is on the CART?
    The CART contains material covered in an introductory college chemistry course and a high school chemistry course.

  • What is the test format of the CART?
    The CART is an internet based test.

  • Can I use a calculator on the CART?
    Yes. A scientific calculator will be provided by the Testing Department.

  • Who is eligible to take the CART?
    Any eligible Miami Dade College student wishing to bypass CHM 1025.

  • When will I receive my results?
    You will receive a copy of your test scores at the conclusion of your test session.

  • I have a documented disability and need to request accommodations. What is the process and time frame for this request?
    Testing accommodations will be determined by the ACCESS Department. For more details, visit the CART web page.

  • Is there a recommended study guide for the CART?
    Not at this moment. Although you can review and become familiarized with the CHM1025 Competencies before testing.  

  • Will I be allowed to take the CART if I am not a Miami Dade College student?
    No. The CART is only available for MDC students with a valid MDID #.

  • Is a referral required to take the CART?
    Yes. Students must receive a referral (electronic or paper) from the Chemistry to take the CART.

  • Is scratch paper allowed for the CART?

  • Will a periodic table be provided for the CART?
    Yes. A periodic table will be provided by the Testing Center.

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