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Calculus Readiness Exam

Students pursuing majors that require calculus take Cedarville’s Calculus Readiness Exam on campus before the semester begins. Their academic advisors then use the Calculus Readiness Exam results to assist the students in registering for the appropriate mathematics courses.

Cedarville University requires calculus for the following majors:

School of Business Administration:

  • B.S. Economics

School of Engineering and Computer Science:

  • B.S. Civil Engineering
  • B.S. Computer Engineering
  • B.S. Computer Science
  • B.S. Cyber Operations
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering

School of Pharmacy:

  • B.S. Pharmaceutical Science

Department of  Science and Mathematics:

  • B.A. Biology
  • B.S. Biology
  • B.A. Chemistry
  • B.S. Chemistry
  • B.S. Environmental Science
  • B.S. Forensic Science
  • B.S. Geology
  • B.A. Integrated Mathematics Education
  • B.A. Integrated Physical Science Education
  • B.A. Integrated Physics Education
  • B.A. Mathematics
  • B.S. Mathematics
  • B.S. Molecular Biology
  • B.S. Physics


Use the Online Calculus Readiness Exam below to practice for the official exam on campus. The practice exam should take 30 to 40 minutes and should be completed without using a calculator. The Online Calculus Readiness Exam can also be used to determine if you need additional preparatory courses (such as college algebra and/or precalculus) before arriving at Cedarville.

If you have any questions about this exam, please contact the office of the registrar.