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Institutional Course Proficiency

Students wishing to demonstrate proficiency for a MCC class may challenge a course(s) listed below by taking a proficiency examination. Students must be in good standing and cannot have completed the course previously with a grade of an A, B, C, D, F, or I. Credit granted will not apply toward fulfillment of MCC's residency requirements for graduation. Transfer of credits awarded is up to the receiving institution.

A fee of $40 (non-refundable) for each proficiency examination is payable to the campus cashier's office (located in the campus Student Services Office) prior to testing.

See below for a summary of available Proficiency Examinations.

ACCT 1050 AUTT 1710 INFO 1001
ACCT 1100 AUTT 2310 LAWS 1111
ARCH 1100 AUTT 2410 MATH 1220
ARCH 1110 AUTT 2820 MATH 1240
*ARTS any course with a portfolio BIOS 1010 MATH 1260
AUTB 1000 BIOS 1050 MATH 1310
AUTB 1200 BSAD 1000 MATH 1420
AUTB 2300 BSAD 2100 SPAN 1110*
AUTT 1010 DRAF 1100 SPAN 1120*
AUTT 1210 ELEC any course SPAN 2110*
AUTT 1510 **HIMS 1120 WELD any course except WELD 2800
AUTT 1620 HVAC 1000  

*ARTS - Instead of an exam, an art portfolio is required

**HIMS 1120 will need to contact the Dean's office.

To demonstrate proficiency for a MCC college credit course a student:

  • Must be in good standing and cannot be currently enrolled in the class nor have previously completed the course
  • Must be certificate or degree seeking
  • Must be currently enrolled and have satisfactorily completed a term at MCC
  • Institutional course proficiency may not be earned for any course in which a student has already earned a grade of A, B, C, D, F, I, AUDIT.
  • For more information about proficiency exams please contact one of the MCC Testing Centers listed below.

*Spanish Academic Credit

Students must place into SPAN 1120, 2110 or 2120 with the placement exam. Once they receive a C or better in the higher level Spanish course in which they were placed, the student can request the credit from the lower level course(s).


MCC Testing Centers Locations
Elkhorn Valley Campus 204 West Dodge Road 402-289-1278
Fort Omaha Campus 30th and Fort Streets
FOC 10 Room 121
South Omaha Campus 2907 Gomez Avenue 402-738-4613
Sarpy Center 9110 Giles Rd LaVista
Room 116

Click here for the Course Proficiency Application

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