Quick Links

Exemption by Examination

The Exemption by Examination test is intended for students who do not have the required academic background but who believe they have the necessary knowledge for a co-requisite or prerequisite to a program offered through Career and Professional Development (CPD).

Eligibility Requirements:

Exemption by Examination tests are for Career and Professional Development students only. Tests are optional and are not applicable to required or complementary course(s) within a program.

Students who pass the test will not have to take the prerequisite or co-requisite course for which the test was taken. The passing grade for the tests are 55%* for undergraduate courses and 65%* for graduate courses. There are no re-reads for these tests.

Students who fail the test will not be permitted to retake it and must enroll in the course, or be obliged to take the pre-requisite of the course if deemed necessary.

Students are not eligible to take an Exemption by Examination test if they have previously registered for the course and did not receive a passing grade*. In this case, students are required to retake the course again.

If you have completed an equivalent credit course at an accredited educational institution within the last five years, and you have applied and/or have been admitted to a CPD Program, you may request Advanced Standing. For refer to Advanced Standing.

How to register for the Exemption by Examination test:

  • You need to sign up at the latest, 3 days in advance of the test dates.
  • Space is limited and registration works on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • The test fee is payable by credit card upon registration and is non-refundable.  
  • The School reserves the right to re-schedule the test at any time.

Exam Dates - Undergraduate courses:

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

List of courses for which you can take an Exemption by Examination test:

Course Exam Times              
Program
CCOM 205
Communication in Management 1
6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Certificate in Management
CMSC 000
Foundations of Mathematics
6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • CMSC 101 College Algebra and Functions
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Logistics
CMSC 101
College Algebra and Functions
6:00 to 10:00 pm
  • Certificate in Applied Finance
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate in Management
    Certificate in Software Development
MGCR 211
Intro to Financial Accounting
6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Certificate in Accounting
  • Certificate in Applied Finance

MGCR 273
Intro to Management Statistics

6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Certificate in Applied Finance

MGCR 293
Managerial Economics

6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Certificate in Applied Finance

Click here to register for the Exemption by Examination Test – Undergraduate

Exam Dates - Graduate courses:

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thursday, April 2, 2015

List of courses for which you can take an Exemption by Examination test:

Course Exam Times             
Program

CACC 521

Concepts of Financial Accounting
6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Applied Finance
CEC2 532
Business Economicss
6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Applied Finance
  • Diploma in Management
CMS2 500
Mathematics for Management
6:00 to 10:00 pm
  • Diploma in Applied Finance
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • Diploma in Health and Social Services Management
CMS2 521
Applied Management Statistics
6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Applied Finance
CORG 551
Behaviour in Organizations
6:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership
  • Graduate certificate in Human Resources Management

Click here to register for the Exemption by Examination Test – Graduate