Exams for College Credit

You can receive credit for many core courses by passing college credit examinations. These examinations, which are available in numerous subject areas, provide a low cost way to receive college credit. The following programs are offered at HCC's Testing & Workforce Certification Center:

About Challenge Exams

Challenge Exams

HCC offers Challenge Exams to allow you to earn college credit for what you have learned on the job or from professional experience to accelerate your degree or certificate. These computer-based exams test your knowledge of college-level subjects. By earning a satisfactory score, you earn the same amount of credit as a student who has successfully completed the same course at HCC.


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