GPS Student Services


Testing Services

 

DSST EXAMS

Click here to schedule a DSST exam through our online appointment system.

View our DSST Packet for DSST exam prices, procedures, etc.

For each DSST exam, there is a FACT SHEET that outlines the topics covered by each exam and includes a list of sample questions and recommended book references. You can download FACT SHEETS from www.getcollegecredit.com by clicking on the Student & Adult Learner box and following the link to Test Pre Materials: Fact Sheets. Individual Fact Sheets can be printed using Adobe Reader.

Official DSST Test Preparation Guides are available at the Tusculum College Bookstore and offer sample exam questions and an overview of material in the following accepted subject areas: Business Math, Ethics in America, Financial Accounting, Introduction to Business, Personal Finance, and Principles of Supervision.

Additional study guides for DSST and CLEP exams can be found at:
www.passbooks.com, www.passyourclass.com, www.istudysmart.com, and www.instantcert.com

Online Practice Tests containing 20-25 sample questions are available at www.getcollegecredit.com on the following subjects: Principles of Supervision, Introduction to Business, Personal Finance, Introduction to Computing, Money and Banking, Criminal Justice, Introduction to Law Enforcement, Lifespan Developmental, Fundamentals of Counseling, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Here’s to your Health, Introduction to World Religions, Environment and Humanity, and Technical Writing. Price for each exam varies. There are 2 versions of each exam containing 50 multiple choice questions. A purchase entitles you to take one version of the practice exam two times.

Tusculum does not accept credit for the following DSST exams: Principles of Finance, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, and Business Law II.

 

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COMPUTER LITERACY TEST

Students who take and successfully pass the Computer Literacy Test  will have met their computer literacy requirement for graduation.  This test is taken as a bypass to the Gateway class “Computer as a Tool (CISC100).

CISC100-Computer as a Tool
This course provides a survey of computer applications, information needs in business, and microcomputers and information systems that meet these needs. Emphasis is on microcomputer hardware and software applications.

For test dates and more information please contact:

Carol Hill chill@tusculum.edu  865-693-1177 in Knoxville

Lonnie Connolly lconnolly@tusculum.edu 800-729-0116 in Greeneville

 

Make Up Tests

Knoxville:    Please contact Cliff Gjertson cjertson@tusculum.edu or Carol Hill chill@tusculum.edu to make up an exam from your instructor.  We encourage you to call before you come to make sure your instructor has left the exam.

Greeneville, Morristown, Kingsport: Please contact Jeremy Jones jljones@tusculum.edu

 

OTHER TESTS

To make arrangements for other types of exams, please contact us at 865-693-1177 or email chill@tusculum.edu

For additional testing information, contact:

Cliff Gjertson
Knoxville Regional Center
1305 Centerpoint Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37932
(865) 693-1177 ext. 5008
(800) 729-0116 ext. 5008

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