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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


Aircraft Mechanic / Technician

Airline / Commercial / Professional Pilot



Body Repair

Mechanic / Technician


Business Administration & Management

Construction Management & Building Technology / Technician

Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

Paralegal Studies

Culinary Arts, Dietetics & Hospitality

Drafting & Design Technology / Technician

Electronics Technology / Technician

Fire Protection & Safety Technology

Geographic Information Systems & Cartography

  • GISC-1402 Understanding Geographic Information Systems
  • GISC-2411 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications

Health Sciences

Emergency Medical Technician

  • EMSP-1160 Clinical–Emergency Medical Technology
  • EMSP-1501 Emergency Medical Technician


Long Term Care Administration

  • LTCA-2660 Clinical–Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration / Management
  • LTCA-2661 Clinical–Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration / Management


Vocational Nursing

  • VNSG-1360 Clinical-Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse Training

Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning HVAC

  • HART-1401 Basic Electricity for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • HART-1407 Refrigeration Principles

Information Technology

  • ITNW-1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems
  • ITNW-1454 Implementing and Supporting Servers
  • ITSC-1305 Introduction to PC Operating Systems


Logistics & Materials Management

  • LMGT-1319 Introduction to Business Logistics
  • LMGT-1323 Domestic and International Transport Management
  • LMGT-1325 Warehouse and Distribution Center Management
  • LMGT-2334 Principles of Traffic Management


Office Administration

Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology / Technician

Sign Language Interpreter

  • SGNL-1401 Beginning American Sign Language I
  • SGNL-1402 Beginning American Sign Language II

Welder / Welding Technology

  • WLDG-1312 Intro to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • WLDG-1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication
  • WLDG-1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • WLDG-1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • WLDG-1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • WLDG-1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding
  • WLDG-1453 Intermediate Layout and Fabrication
  • WLDG-2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arch Welding (GTAW)
  • WLDG-2453 Advanced Pipe Welding

World Languages




Updated April 15, 2019