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Credit By Exam

The Credit by Exams that are offered are ICS 31, ICS 45C and ICS 45J. The exam will be offered once per quarter, during Week 3 ONLY. We do not adminster the exam individually.

» Policies regarding Credit by Exams

  • You can only take 1 exam per test date
  • You should not be taking a credit by exam for a course that they are currently enrolled in.
  • If you choose to stay in the course and take the credit by exam, you will receive an "unauthorized repeat" on your transcript. 
  • You cannot use this credit by exam to replace a grade that you received from taking the actual course.
  • You will only be allowed to take the credit by exam for any particular course, once. If you fail the exam then you will need to enroll in the actual course.

» Grading

  • Your grade will be emailed to you approximately 3-4 weeks after the exam date.
  • You will have the option to accept or reject the grade.
  • If you accept the grade, it will appear on your transcript 3-5 weeks after the quarter you took the exam. For example: you took the exam in the fall, your grade will post to your transcript during winter quarter.

» Registration for the Exam 

  • Step 1: Sign up here. Space is limited so please sign up ASAP.
  • Step 2: Print Credit by Exam form and go to the Cashier's Office (Aldrich Hall) to pay the $5 testing fee.
  • Step 3: Bring the Credit by Exam form with proof that you paid to the exam. You will not be allowed to take the exam if you have not paid the fee.
  • Step 4: Check your email for testing confirmation and instructions for the day of the exam.