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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 1 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 administration fee (per course).

How to Sign Up

  • Contact an advisor or department chair 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 Exams

Administrative Assistant / Secretarial Science, General

Aircraft Mechanic / Technician

Airline / Commercial / Professional Pilot


Automotive Body Repair

Automotive Mechanic / Technician


Business Administration & Management, General

Computer & Information Sciences, General

Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications

Construction Management & Building Technology / Technician

Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration

Culinary Arts, Dietetics & Hospitality

Drafting & Design Technology / Technician

Electronics Technology / Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Fire Science / Firefighting

Fire Protection & Safety Technology / Technician


Geographic Information Systems & Cartography


Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning HVAC

Health Services / Allied Health / Health Sciences, General

Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration / Management

Information Technology / Security


Law Enforcement & Police Science

Legal Assistant / Paralegal Studies

Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse Training

Logistics & Materials Management



Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology / Technician

Sign Language Interpreter



Welder / Welding Technology

Updated July 02, 2018