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East Tennessee State University

Testing

California Critical Thinking Skills Test

All students completing a bachelor degree at ETSU are required to complete the California Critical Thinking Skills Test.  Students who have completed 75% of their degree program should schedule a time to take the California Critical Thinking Skills Test. To register for the California Critical Thinking Skills Test visit the Center for Academic Achievement, located on the first floor of the Sherrod Library, or visit http://www.etsu.edu/uged/cfaa/  You must bring your ETSU Student ID card to verify your identity and E-number. 

Some students qualify for an exemption from the California Critical Thinking Skills Test. To find out if you qualify for an exemption, please contact the Office of Assessment at assessment@etsu.edu or (423) 439-7484 if:

* You have already taken the California Critical Thinking Skills Test;
* You are a second degree candidate;
* You are registered with Disability Services; or
* English is not your primary language.

Students who do not meet this requirement will not graduate.

Major Field Test

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Students majoring in the following will be required to take the Major Field Test:

Accountancy, Biology (except Biochemistry concentration), Communication Studies, Computing, Finance, Foreign Languages, Management, Marketing, Media and Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Sport & Leisure Management, and Theatre

Fall 2018-Spring 2019

Students majoring in the following will be required to take the Major Field Test:

Allied Health, Biology, Communication Studies, Digital Media, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Media and Communication,  Nutrition, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Sport & Leisure Management, and Theatre

Students will be contacted by their departments with dates and locations of tests.

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