Computer Proficiency and Computer Concepts Departmental Tests
Please visit with an academic advisor to determine which Computer Proficiency Test is right for you!
Computer Proficiency Test -- NO CREDIT, NO COST
Some programs at TCC do not require individuals to complete a credit-bearing computer course. For these individuals TCC offers a computer proficiency test made up of 100 multiple-choice questions covering areas such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint and the use of the Internet. The exam must be successfully completed with a score of 70 percent or higher and may only be taken once a semester, unless authorized by an academic advisor/counselor.
This exam is offered as a walk-in basis at all TCC campus locations.
Computer Concepts Departmental Test -- THREE CREDIT HOURS, $15
For programs that require an entry-level, credit-bearing computer course, a departmental exam is available to gain three-credit hours at TCC. It is an Advanced Standing (departmental exam) for TCC's course CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications.
This exam may be taken on a walk-in basis at ANY campus Testing Center. Examinees must be current or former TCC students and not currently enrolled in the CSCI 1203 course. Examinees must also provide a valid photo ID and $15 ($5 per credit hour). The exam is timed at 2 hours and is comprised of approximately 137 multiple-choice questions covering areas such as the history and terminology of computers; as well as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint and the use of the Internet. The exam must be successfully completed with a score of 70 percent or higher and may be taken once every six months.
For further information regarding the departmental exam, please do not hesitate to contact the Testing Center at any campus.