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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 (CCTST).  Students who have completed 75% of their degree program should schedule a time to take the CCTST. For more information about the CCTST and other exams visit https://www.etsu.edu/students/cfaa/testing/test/cctst.php. 

Students who live outside of the area can visit this page for information on taking the CCTST at a local testing center: https://www.etsu.edu/students/cfaa/testing/test/cctst.php.

Some students qualify for an exemption from the CCTST. 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

Students majoring in the following within the specified semesters will be required to complete a major field test.  Students should check with their major department for more information.  Testing information is subject to change.

 

Fall 2020-Spring 2021

Allied Health, Anthropology, Biology, Communication Studies, Digital Media, English, Foreign Languages, Human Services, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Music, Political, Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Summer 2021

Biology, Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Art (BA), Biology, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Foreign Languages, History, Health Sciences, International Affairs, Kinesiology, Media and Communication, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Summer 2022

Biology, Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Accounting, Art (BFA), Biology, Communication Studies, Computing, Economics, Finance, Foreign Languages, Health Care, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Management, Marketing, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Summer 2023

Biology, Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Biology, Bluegrass, Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, International Affairs, Mathematics, Media and Communication, Music, Nutrition, Political Science, Psychology, Rehabilitative Health Sciences, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management, Theatre

Summer 2024

Biology, Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Biology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Early Childhood Development, Engineering, Foreign Languages, Graphic Design, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

Summer 2025

Biology, Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, International Affairs, Media and Communication, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sport and Leisure Management/ Sport and Recreation Management

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

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