Davenport University Competency Exams have been created by Davenport faculty to award college credit for specific courses at Davenport. Most educational institutions do not accept DU Competency exam credits when students transfer.
- Available to only Davenport students
- May be taken only once
- May not be taken if student has previously received a failing grade in the course
DU Course Credit awarded for Competency Exams
All Davenport campuses.
- Check the DU Testing Hours at our campuses to select your time.
- Phone or e-mail us or make an online appointment:
Online Appointment Request
DU Competency tests require a payment of $75. (No checks, payment must be made by Credit Card or cash.)
|DU Course Name||Test Name||Length of Test||Length of Appointment|
|BIOL 120||Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology||2 hours||2 1/2 hours|
|BIOL 131||Human Disease||1 1/2 hours||2 hours|
|ENGL 110||Advanced English Composition||3 hours||3 1/2 hours|
|HLTH 110||Medical Terminology||1 1/2 hours||2 hours|
|HLTH 220||Pharmacology||2 hours||2 1/2 hours|
Appointments will always be scheduled for the full appointment time and must be scheduled within testing hours.
Competency Exams may be taken only one time.
ID on day of Testing:
Candidate must bring one form of picture identification such as a passport, a state-issued driver’s license, state-issued ID card, a student ID, or an employee ID. Candidates will not be tested if they fail to present appropriate ID.
Testing Center Rules:
Prohibited Items – Personal items (cell phones, backpacks, purses, MP3 players, etc.) are not allowed during testing. They may be left in a car or placed in an area designated by DU staff.
Provided Items –
- APA Manual for ENGL110 - Advanced English Composition
Test results are sent to the DU student’s advisor 2-4 weeks after the test date.
For more information, please go to the DU Disability Services Web site.
It is suggested that students check the test descriptions and/or current textbooks from the subject areas.