Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Institutional Exemption Exam

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Advanced Placement

A currently enrolled or accepted program student may receive course credit by passing an institutional exemption exam if one is offered. The exam may be written and/or performance based and validates competencies in skills the student would obtain through actual enrollment in the course.

The following conditions govern credit by exemption exam:

  • Student may not be currently enrolled in the class for which exemption is attempted.
  • An exemption exam may not be attempted during the same term for which student withdrew from the course he/she is attempting to exempt.
  • Credit by exam is prohibited for any course in which a grade of "D" or "F" has been earned by the student.
  • An exemption exam can be taken only once.
  • No more than 23 semester hours may be earned by institutional credit exam.
  • Payment of applicable exemption exam fee must be made prior to taking the exemption exam. Charges for the exam are nonrefundable and are not covered by financial aid.
  • No fee shall be charged to students taking an exam to validate competency following completion of required modules in a learning support class.