Bakersfield College

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Testing and Placement Center

Testing and Placement Center (TAPC) is located in the Center for Student Success (CSS), room 14.

Services

Placement

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New Student Placement
One of the important matriculation steps in enrolling at BC for placing students in mathematics and English courses for their best success using multiple measures

Other Testing

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CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
Also known as credit by exam, may allow academic credit for nontraditional forms of educational experience
Commercial Testing
Professional certifications and re-certification examinations
Proctored Exams
Proctoring services for exams for other colleges and apprenticeship program exams
US Constitution Test
Requirement for persons pursuing a California Teaching Credential to demonstrate their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution
Testing Accommodations (for BC DSPS students)
Form for requesting accommodations during testing for Bakersfield College Students with disabilities

Testing and Placement Center Staff

Name Position Email Phone Location
Kalina Hill Program Manager, Testing and Placement Center kalina.hill@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4468
CSS 14
Juan Estrada Assessment Assistant jestrada@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4469
CSS 14
Shelia Fuller Assessment Assistant sfuller@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4469
CSS 14

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