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Chemistry 12 Challenge Exam CHEM 0120

Chemistry Course

Course details

The Chemistry 12 Challenge Exam allows students to demonstrate the required chemistry knowledge and skills at the British Columbia grade 12 level. It covers material related to the topics of kinetics, equilibrium, acids & bases, oxidation-reduction, and applications of redox reactions. Please refer to the Chemistry 12 entrance requirement set by the Program for which you are applying to determine the minimum grade you need from this challenge exam.


  • Completion of CHEM 11 (or equivalent) with minimum 50%.





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of CHEM 0120 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 62902


Wed May 17 (1 day)

  • 1 day
  • CRN 62902
  • $133.60
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 17 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 4725


Important information
  1. ** IMPORTANT INFORMATION - READ CAREFULLY AND READ IN FULL BEFORE REGISTERING ** This exam will be WRITTEN IN PERSON at the Burnaby campus. The exam fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and MUST BE PAID AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. Non-payment of the exam fee upon registration will result in the student being dropped from the exam writing without prior notice. The CHEM 0120 exam passing grade is 50%. Students should review their BCIT program entrance requirements to determine the minimum acceptable exam grade. Students will be allowed to rewrite the exam once for a maximum total of two writings (lifetime). There will be NO exceptions. Students who choose to rewrite the exam must register and pay the exam fee that applies to the advertised exam date chosen for the rewrite. Students are required to bring to the exam writing: (1) one piece of valid photo identification (a BCIT Student ID Card, Driver’s Licence, BC Services Card or Passport), (2) a printed exam registration/exam fee payment receipt obtained through their myBCIT account or from BCIT's Registration department (3) a non-programmable scientific calculator (phones and computers are NOT allowed), (4) pen/pencil and eraser. Students will not be permitted to write the exam without the required documentation and the exam fee will be forfeited. Students must arrive at the exam room at least 15 minutes prior to exam start time for ID and exam registration/exam fee payment verification. To obtain information pertaining to the topics tested download the curriculum on the following website - The CHEM 0120 exam is paper-based. The maximum time allowed to write the exam is 3 hours. Data Tables provided with the exam are: Periodic Table, Solubility Product Constants, Ka Data, Reduction Potentials, Solubility Tables. The student's exam grade will be available online in the Student Self Service menu Check grades section of their myBCIT account within 2 weeks following the exam writing date.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this exam, the student will be able to:

  • Have the entrance requirement established by the program for which they are applying.

Note: Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014


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