If you feel you have a mastery of a particular subject, you can take an exam to receive credit instead of taking a credit course.

General Information

  • You must be enrolled at least one full semester at TCC and be enrolled at TCC during the semester that the exam is being taken.
  • The successful completion of a departmental exam will result in a grade of credit ("CR"), which will not affect your grade point average.
  • There is a $25 transcript posting fee (per course).

To Sign Up and for Additional Information

  • Contact an instructor or department head to receive authorization to take a departmental exam.
  • The department will indicate whether the test will be taken in the department or at the Testing Center.

Available Courses Include:

Communication and Fine Arts

  • American Sign Language I (SLNG 1404)
  • American Sign Language II (SLNG 1405)

Culinary Arts, Dietetics and Hospitality

  • Sanitation and Safety (CHEF 1205)

Health Sciences

  • Essentials Medical Terminology (HPRS 1206)

Life Science

  • Anatomy & Physiology I (BIOL 2401)
  • Anatomy & Physiology II (BIOL 2402)


  • Music Theory I (MUSI 1211)
  • Sight Singing/Ear Training I (MUSI 1216)
  • Sight Singing/Ear Training II (MUSI 1217)

Office Administration

  • Introduction to Keyboarding (POFT 1127)
  • Beginning Keyboarding (POFT 1329)

Paralegal Studies

  • Introduction to Law and the Legal Profession (LGLA 1307)
  • Legal Writing (LGLA 1305)
  • Civil Litigation (LGLA 1345)
  • Wills, Trust, Probate Adm (LGLA 1353)

Radio/TV Broadcasting

  • Radio & Television Announcing (RTVB 1355)

World Languages

  • Beginning French I & II (FREN 1411 & FREN 1412)
  • Intermediate French I (FREN 2311)
  • Beginning German I & II (GERM 1411 & GERM 1412)
  • Intermediate German I (GERM 2311)
  • Beginning Spanish I & II (SPAN 1411 & 1412)
  • Intermediate Spanish I (SPAN 2311)



Contact your campus Testing Center for more information.

Have questions? AskTCC
817-515-TEST (8378)



Updated July 14, 2015


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