Basic Computer Skills and Competencies Exam
Students who seek credit by examination for Basic Computer Skills and Competencies may pick up a PLA (Prior Learning Assessment) form from the Admissions office. Once approved, please proceed to the Business Office and pay a $25 fee. Report to the Assessment Center (SS105) to complete the test with a photo I.D. Must allow 2-3 hours prior to closing.
The test must be completed in one sitting and cannot be retaken. This exam has two parts: multiple-choice questions on computer literacy and hands-on computer skills section on Microsoft office 2000 (Word, Excel, and Access).
The computer department will provide test results. No credit will be awarded. Advance Placement credit for COSC 1301 or ITSC 1301 cannot be taken if this exam has been attempted.
Requirements for Testing
Students must be enrolled in the Lone Star College System at the time exam is administered.