College of Alameda’s placement process is compliant with AB705 which is a bill that requires a community college district or college maximize the probability that a student will enter and complete transfer-level coursework in English and math within a one-year timeframe and use, in the placement of students into English...
If you have taken an English and/or math courses at a different college, please bring a copy of your unofficial transcripts to your counseling department.
You will first be asked to self-report your high school coursework, grades, and/or GPA. If you do not remember your high school coursework information, you will be directed to complete our guided self-placement questionnaire. You can complete either of these options through our online English & Math Questionnaire (https://tinyurl.com/COAplacement).
*To maximize success, you may be required to take additional support classes.