Sewing Placement Exam
WHO takes the Online Placement Test
Students who plan to major in Apparel
Merchandising and Design with a concentration in Apparel Design at Central
WHAT is it?
The Online Placement Test is
designed to help you determine which AMD course you should take to begin the
Apparel Design concentration
based on the knowledge and skills you already have in apparel construction.
The test has 80 questions, including both multiple choice and matching. Each
student will be given 45 minutes to finish the test.
The Online Placement Test cannot be
used to satisfy any course requirement nor can any credits be awarded on the
basis of the online test.
WHEN to take?
Ideally, you should take the online
placement test before coming to Orientation so you will know which apparel
construction class to register for within the major.
The Online Placement Test is taken through CMU’s learning management system, Blackboard.
Your CMU-issued Global ID and password will be required for access. Only
admitted students have Global IDs and passwords. If you have not been admitted to
CMU yet, please contact Beth Embrey at email@example.com to
obtain a temporary id and password.
Follow these easy steps to take the
- Follow this link.
- If prompted, enter your Global ID and password assigned
to you by CMU (each student is assigned a global id and password when they
are admitted to the university)**
- When you submit your Global ID and password, you will
be automatically enrolled in an online class Web site specifically created
for this test in Blackboard.
- Click the ‘Click Here to being the Sample Examination’
link and click the ‘Begin’ button. The test will appear. You will have 45
minutes to take the exam. Once the allotted time has passed, the test will
submit automatically. Unanswered questions will be scored as “incorrect.”
- The system will automatically score your exam. To find your score, click on My Results in the navigation bar on the left hand side of the page.
global id and password is available to each student when they are admitted to
CMU. If you cannot find this information, please call the CMU Help Desk at
989-774-3662. They will assist you in obtaining this information.
Students who receive less than 80% should enroll in AMD 044.
Students who receive a score equal to or greater than 80% may enroll in AMD 140.