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Departmental Exams

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If you are considering taking a CLEP or Departmental examination-for-credit, please read our Policies page also. The Testing, Evaluation, and Measurement Center (TEMC) administers departmental exams on an institutional basis only to currently enrolled students, former students, or students who have been accepted for admission to Texas State for the following semester.

Most departmental exams can only be attempted twice; however the Computer Science test can only be attempted once, and the CIS test can be attempted three times.

The following is a listing of departmental exams that have been approved for course credit at Texas State.


TIME LIMIT (hours)

Computer Info Systems CIS 1323 3 $40 $26.50* 1.5 70%
Computer Science CS 1428 4 $100 $0 2 80%
Health Info Mngt HIM 2360 3 $40 $0 1 60%
Family & Consumer  Sciences FCD 3355 3 $40 $0 1 72%
Family & Consumer  Sciences NUTR 3362 3 $40 $0 1.5


Technology TECH 4383 3 $40 $0 3 80%

* Test fee for CIS1323 exam is subject to change per SIMnet

In addition to the exams above, the Music department offers exams-for-credit in various music courses, and the Modern Languages department offers exams-for-credit in American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Italian, and Japanese. Please contact those departments for more information about those exams.

All passing scores are subject to change without notification. Contact TEMC at 512.245.2276 for updates.

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Texas State students with disabilities who may require accommodations must contact the Office of Disability Services (512.245.3451) prior to taking the test. Verification of disability will be required. All examinees who require accommodations must complete an Accommodated Testing Request Form to test at our facility at least two weeks prior to the desired exam date by clicking here. Requests will be processed within two business days.