Entering students and regularly enrolled students may obtain advanced placement with credit in certain courses by obtaining high scores on the appropriate test(s):
The ACT code for Tennessee Tech is 4012. The SAT code is 1804.
CEEB POLICY FOR TTU
Effective April 1, 2011
a Students may submit the exam essay portion for departmental evaluation for possible credit in CHEM 1120 .
CLEP (College Level Examination Program) - 25 subject matter tests from which to select - credit given in corresponding courses for acceptable scores. Credit is not given for the general examinations. For further information, contact the Admissions Office.
PLTW (Project Lead the Way Credit) – ENGR 1210 (1 credit hour) will be awarded to secondary school students who participate in the “Project Lead the Way” and achieve a minimum grade 70% on the nationalized “Final Exam on Principles of Engineering”. The requesting student will need to have his/her test score sent to Tech.
Credit by Examinations - A student who has had sufficient training or experience in a subject to merit the establishment of credit by comprehensive examination, but who has not enrolled in the same, comparable, or higher level course at the college level, may request the privilege of taking a special examination prepared by the department involved. A grade will be recorded on the permanent record.
Non-credit Courses and Professional Certification – Academic credit may be awarded on occasion for professional certification or non-credit courses. Requests for the award of such credit must be submitted to the appropriate department chairpersons. As the executor of departmental policy, he or she will evaluate the requests and submit a recommendation to accept or reject them to the college dean and Office of Records for final approval.
The ACT code for Tennessee Tech is No. 4012. The SAT code is No. 1804.
Credit obtained through high test scores on ACT, SAT, CLEP and PLTW receive the grade of “S” for satisfactory and do not affect the student’s quality point average. Up to 33 semester hours of credit may be obtained through any combination of advanced placement tests, military equivalency credits, correspondence courses, special departmental examinations, and extension courses. For more detailed information, contact the Office of Admissions or your high school counselor.