Credit & Placement Exams

SMU offers placement exams for calculus, chemistry, and world languages. Placement exams are accessible through a "Placement Tests" Canvas course. Incoming students must pass a placement exam in order to enroll in Business Calculus (MATH 1309), Calculus I (MATH 1337), Chemistry I (CHEM 1303), or a language course. 

Additionally, the Mathematics Department offers an optional credit exam for students with a strong background in calculus. This exam is offered in-person during move-in week. If you're interested in taking this exam, please contact the Mathematics Department.