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English Language Skills

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CIS 101 Business/Accounting Major

This test is for Business/Accounting majors ONLY. This test does not give you credit for CIS-101. It allows you to place into CIS-125 without taking CIS-101. If you are any major aside from Business or Accounting, you should not attempt this test.

  • You have 120 minutes to complete the exam.
  • Test results will be emailed to you within 48 hours.
  • You will need to create an account on the Cengage site (Testing Center staff will help guide you). Please make sure you use your school email address ( as your login name and make sure your first and last name match your what appears on your school ID when you sign up for the account.
  • Test questions are two types:
    • Concepts questions will be either True/False or Multiple Choice. You will have one attempt for these.
    • Application questions will have you attempt a task in a Windows 10 or a Windows-based Microsoft Office 2016 tool – Word, Excel, or Powerpoint. You will have five attempts per task. Note that id you are told to accomplish a task and you click on the wrong button, that is considered an incorrect answer.
  • There is a fee attached to this test of $50, which must be paid to the Bursar’s office prior to taking the test. 

To make an appointment for this test, or for any questions, please contact the Testing office in Memorial Hall room M240 at the Paterson campus. 

Contact Us

Main Campus Paterson
Memorial Hall – Room 240
Paterson, NJ 07505-1179
Phone: (973) 684-5582

Peter Hynes
Assistant Dean for Testing and Tutoring
Phone: (973) 684-6602 (M248)

John Hatala
Testing Administrator
Phone: 973-684-4973

Zoltan Nagy
Computer Room Technician
Phone: (973) 684-4838

Passaic Academic Center Main Office
Phone: 973-341-1600

Wanaque Academic Center
To schedule a placement test,
Call: 973-248-3000

Please schedule all other testing or send inquiries by e-mail to:
Kathy Coffey, Coordinator of Learning Resources