Departmental Exams — Credit by ExaminationYou may already have the knowledge required for college credit.
At CCBC, we realize that many arrive to us already having gained college level learning in a subject area and mastered the content of certain courses. CCBC Departmental Examinations are the equivalent to passing a cumulative, end-of-the-term examination or a series of comparable exams. Examinations vary depending on the type of course challenged. Passing them can earn you college credit at CCBC
Get started with a Departmental Exam
- See if a course you are planning to take is listed below in the approved list of Departmental Exams.
- Review the Common Course Outline of that course, you will have to demonstrate knowledge in at least 70% of the learning objectives.
- Initiate meeting to secure Departmental Exam candidate approval signature, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Pay the assessment fees (currently 50% of the current in-county tuition rate).
- Score at least a 70% on the exam to obtain the credits.
Departmental Exams @ CCBC
|Departmental Examinations||Credits Awarded|
|ACCT 101 Principles of Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 102 Principles of Accounting II||3|
|AIRC 110 HAVCR Safety, Tools, and Methods||3|
|AIRC 115 Fundamentals of Refrigeration||3|
|AIRC 214 Residential Estimates and Sales||3|
|AIRC 215 Residential Load Calculations & Air Distribution||3|
|AIRC 230 Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources||3|
|ASLS 101 American Sign Language I||3|
|ASLS 102 American Sign Language II||3|
|ASLS 203 American Sign Language III||3|
|ASLS 204 American Sign Language IV||3|
|ASLS 206 American Sign Language V||3|
|ASLS 213 Fingerspelling and Number Use in ASL
|AVMT 141 Private Pilot Ground School
|CSIT 130 Comprehensive Word Processing||3|
|CSIT 132 Comprehensive Spreadsheets||3|
|CSIT 134 Comprehensive Databases||3|
|CSIT 136 Using Windows||3|
|CSIT 154 Database Concepts||4|
|CSIT 156 Introduction to SQL using Oracle||3|
|CSIT 210 Introduction to Programming||4|
|CSIT 211 Advanced Programming||4|
|CSIT 212 Visual Basic Programming||4|
|CSIT 214 Introduction to C/C++ Programming||
|EDTR 120 Growth and Development||3|
|EDTR 121 Curriculum and Materials in Early Childhood Education||3|
|EDTR 122 Infant and Toddler Child Care||3|
|ELEI 101 Basic HVAC Electricity||4|
|HIIT 202 CPT Medical Coding||3|
|HORT 110 Woody Ornamentals I||3|
|HORT 210 Woody Ornamentals II||3|
|MATH (contact PLA@ccbcmd.edu)||3|
|MUSC 101 Fundamentals of Music||3|
|PEAQ 125 Introduction to Swimming||2|
|PEIA 140 Beginning Tennis||1|
|PEIA 131 Introduction to Golf||2|
|PETA 153 Introduction to Volleyball||2|
|VETT 106 Introduction to Veterinary Technology||2|
|World Languages (Arabic only)||3|
Departmental exams in Math are generally available for classes that do not have CLEP or other standardized testing options. Contact the Mathematics Department on any of the campuses: Catonsville - 443.840.4903; Dundalk - 443.840.3292; Essex - 443.840.1412.
Arabic Departmental Exams are available to students that do NOT meet the Maryland High School Articulation Agreement Requirements. Learn more about Dual Credit.
This information is subject to change.