Anatomy & Physiology Assessments

Human Anatomy (BIOL 2304 w/BIOL 2101) and Human Physiology (BIOL 2305 w/BIOL 2102) require separate course readiness assessments before you can register for either course.

No course readiness assessment is required for Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology (BIOL 2404).

Assessments Overview

Below is an overview of the biology assessments. See the Biology Department for more detail.

What's covered

Separate assessments measure whether you have the anatomy background required for BIOL 2304 w/BIOL 2101 and chemistry background for BIOL 2305/2101.

Test fees

There is no fee for your first attempt at the anatomy or the physiology assessment. Additional attempts are $20 each.

Passing score

You must score at least 70% to be eligible to register for the class. Scores are valid for one academic year, or three consecutive semesters.

Test preparation

Use these assessment preparation resources before you test to improve your success.

When to test

Assessment testing is available prior to early registration each semester. See biology testing hours and locations.

When to register

It takes up to five business days for permission to enroll  to appear on your record. You may begin trying to enroll one business day after you passed the test.

Repeat a test

You are allowed up to three attempts per assessment each semester. You must wait at least 24 hours before you repeat a test.