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Credit-by-Exam Information

CREDIT-BY-EXAM

 

  • Delta College Testing Center offers Credit-By-Exams in the following courses for those who want to earn credit or waive a course.
  • You may not be in the course and take credit-by-exam, for that course, at the same time.
  • You will not receive a grade when you utilize credit-by-exam, only the credit is posted on your transcript.
  • Credit achieved may not transfer to other colleges or universities.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to check with counseling to determine if prerequisites have been met before taking an exam.
  • For Course Outcomes and Objectives log-on at https://public.delta.edu/catalog/Pages/CoursesByNumber.aspx
  • Results may take 2 to 5 weeks (ENG 111 - College Composition I results approximately 8 wks.).
  • Questions? Call (989) 686-9182 or e-mail question to testingcenter@delta.edu
  •  *Note – Exams are not administered the last two (2) weeks of the semester.

Course # Course Title Credits Time Report to Testing Center in A133

CST 103

Windows Foundations

1

Untimed

 

Exams in this section available Winter, Spring/Summer, and Fall Semesters

See *note above

 

Registration, Payment, and Appointment must be made in advance.

DH 101

Dental Anatomy

2

2 hrs.

HSC 105

Medical Terminology

2

1 hr.

MTH 117

Math for Allied Health

2

2 hrs.

MTH 119

Intermediate Algebra

4

Untimed

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

TIME

Report to Testing Center: A133

CST 104

MS Word Foundations

1

2 hrs.

Exams in this section available Winter and Fall Semester

 

See *note above

 

Registration, Payment, and Appointment must be made in advance.

CST 105

Outlook

1

3 hrs.

CST 151

Spreadsheet Fundamentals

2

3 hrs.

CST 204

MS Word: Intermediate

2

3 hrs.

ENG 111

College Composition I

3

4 hrs.

OAT 171

Document Processing: Beginning

3

3 hrs.

OAT 172

Document Process: Intermediate

3

3 hrs.

OAT 243

Diagnostic Coding

3

3 hrs.

OAT 244

Procedure Coding

3

3 hrs.

RT 100

Basic Science for Respiratory Care

3

3 hrs.

SPA 111

Spanish One

4

Untimed

SPA 112

Spanish Two

4

Untimed

If you have specific questions regarding the following exams. Contact the test administrator listed for that exam.

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CR

TIME

TEST ADMINISTRATOR / CONTACT

OFFICE / PHONE

CST 106

Internet Foundations

1

1½ hrs.

Felicia Peters
flpeters@delta.edu

A065
(989) 686-9405

OAT 151

Business Communications I

3

Part I – 1 hr.

Part 2 – 2 hrs.

Karol Syring
karolsyring@delta.edu

G125
(989) 686-9040

OAT 170

Keyboarding

Waiver

Only

Two 3 min. Timings

Business & Information Technology Division
bit@delta.edu

A061a
(989) 686-9127

OAT 175

Electronic Calculation

2

2 hrs.

Karol Syring
karolsyring@delta.edu

G125
(989) 686-9040

  

Additional Information

Exam Fee

  • Students must choose one option (credit or waiver). Option cannot be changed once exam has been taken. Financial Aid cannot be used for Credit-By-Exam fees.
  • Credit Option: $25 per credit hour attempted.
  • Waiver Option: $20 per course (EXCEPTION: there is NO FEE for OAT 170)

 

Validity Statement

I understand:

  • Submitting incorrect information will result in denial and cancellation of my test results, also denial and cancellation of any credits or waivers posted to my Delta College transcript.
  • If I access or view any computer screens or resources other than the exam itself, the exam will be stopped and given a failing grade/score.
  • I can only take this exam one time. Retesting Credit-by-Exam is not allowed. If this is a required course for my curriculum, I understand that I will need to take the course if I do not achieve a passing grade/score on this exam.
  • I am not allowed to view the exam neither before nor after testing, only during the actual test session.
  • At all times the exam is property of Delta College Testing Center.

 

Identification & Check-In

Students must present a valid government issued photo ID (example: driver’s license) at check-in. Check-in no later than scheduled exam appointment time. Students must be on time. Late arrivals will not be allowed to test. No food, drinks, electronic communication devices, personal calculators, guests, children and/or pets are allowed in the testing room.

 

Retest

  • Exams may be taken only once per course.
  • Retesting is not allowed.

 

Reschedule Fee

  • If for any reason you can not attend your scheduled exam, you must call (989) 686-9182 at least 24 hours prior to your appointment to reschedule.
  • 1st time you reschedule the exam: No charge
  • Each additional time you reschedule the exam: $25 fee

 

Refunds

  • Requests must be made in writing and attached to the Credit-By-Exam Application.
  • Refund requests will only be honored if the student cancels prior to the day of the exam for which they are registered.
  • All approved refund requests will be subject to a $5 processing fee.

 

Alternative Methods of Earning College Credits

  • CLEP: National standardized exams in selected areas. Get credit for what you’ve learned.
  • Credit-By-Portfolio: Submit a portfolio application, resume, manuscript and supporting documentation of your prior learning.
  • Credit-By-Training: Process where you earn academic credit for Delta College Training Programs.
    DSST: DANTES Subject Standardized Tests. An alternative to classroom experience.
  • Please note the following: 
    • The alternate methods are not available in all areas of study.
    • Credit(s) earned may not be transferable to other institutions.
    • Alternate methods are not eligible for financial aid.
    • You may apply only once for credit in the same

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Delta College Testing Center
1961 Delta Road, A133
University Center, MI  48710
989-686-9014
testingcenter@delta.edu


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