The Business Information Technology program requires the successful completion of the Computer Programmer Analyst Battery (CPAB) test as part of its admission requirements.
This multiple choice test consists of 5 sub-tests. Each of these sub-tests is very strictly timed. No dictionaries, calculators or scrap paper are allowed. These sub-tests measure the following skills and aptitudes:
- Verbal Meaning: a test of communications skill; vocabulary commonly used in mathematical, business, and systems engineering literature.
- Reasoning: a test of ability to translate ideas and operations from word problems into mathematical notations.
- Letter Series: a test of abstract reasoning ability, finding a pattern in a given series of letters.
- Number Ability: a test of facility in using numbers; ability to quickly estimate reasonable answers to computations.
- Diagramming: a test of ability to analyze a problem and order the steps for solution in a logical sequence.
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