The exams are available at Thornley (formerly Main) and Palmer campuses.
DSST examinations are computer-based, multiple-choice format and two hours long.
DSST examinations are administered by appointment only.
For more information or to schedule a test, contact Suzy Chandler, testing coordinator, at 843.574.6684 or [email protected]
And at approximately $130 a pop—that’s $43 per credit hour—they also reign as some of the cheapest alternative credit sources available.
Study methods for DSST vary, but not by much, and the materials aren’t hard to come by. University Credit-by-Policy 503.5 DSST is an extensive series of examinations in college subject areas that are comparable to the final or end-of-course examinations in undergraduate college courses.These tests are frequently used in conjunction with CLEP (College Level Examination Program) tests by students pursuing college degrees in non-traditional formats.So if you’re going to make DSSTs a part of your self-paced college experiment, be thorough.Study hard, and be sure you can pass a couple DSST practice tests before scheduling your exam.Once you think you’re ready, just head to DSST’s website to purchase and schedule your exam at a testing center near you.DSSTs are multiple choice, pass/fail exams—pretty much the most considerate college exams you could ask for.Credits awarded for DSST examinations will fulfill only selected education requirements in your current program of study.Refer to the TTC Catalog to determine which exams apply to your program.Our Unbound coaches recommend: While these resources are probably enough to suffice, taking a competency-based exam is always something of a gamble.There’s no way to know exactly which questions will be asked on a test, or which specifics they’ll choose to cover.