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Credit-by-Exam / Experience

If you feel you have a mastery of a particular subject, you may be eligible to use your previous experiences or take an exam to earn credit instead of taking a credit course.

General Information

  • You must be enrolled at least 1 full semester at TCC and be enrolled at TCC during the semester that the exam is being taken.
  • The successful completion of a credit-by-exam / experience will result in a grade of credit "CR" , which will not affect your grade point average.
  • There is a $25 Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) fee per course.

How to Sign Up

Available Courses


Advanced Composite Technology

Aircraft Mechanic / Technician

Airline / Commercial / Professional Pilot

Avionics Line Technician



Body Repair

Mechanic / Technician

Business Administration & Management

Child Development

Construction Management & Building Technology / Technician

Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

Paralegal Studies

Drafting & Design Technology / Technician

Electronics Technology / Technician

Fire Protection & Safety Technology

Geographic Information Systems & Cartography

Health Sciences

Computed Tomography (CT)

Emergency Medical Technician


Long Term Care Administration

Magnetic Resonance Technology (MRI)


Vascular Interventional Radiography

Vocational Nursing

Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning HVAC

Information Technology

Kinesiology (For Military Only)

Logistics & Materials Management


Office Administration

Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology / Technician

Sign Language Interpreter

Welder / Welding Technology

World Languages




Updated June 03, 2021