Monday, January 23 - Weather Closing

Greenfield Community College will close at 5pm this evening due to impending storm - All evening classes and all activities, at all locations, that are scheduled to start at 5pm or later have been cancelled and the buildings will be closed. This evening's Orientation has been cancelled and students should check their email for other alternatives to today’s orientation. For the latest status, call the Greenfield Community College weather hotline at (413) 775-1010.

Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Credit by examination

GCC offers several options for credit by examination. Study guides for challenge exams are available in the Testing Center or Student and Academic Affairs (C205).


  1. Complete the Credit By Examination Form and submit it to the Bursar’s Office to have the testing fee assessed to your account.
  2. Pay the appropriate fee in the Bursar’s Office. Your test can not be scheduled until the fee is paid.
  3. Schedule an appointment for the exam by calling the appropriate number below.
  4. Bring this form with you on the date of your exam.

Courses that can be challenged for credit

Course Code Title Credits Cost* Call to schedule
ACC 121 Principles of Financial Accounting I 4 $160 775-1821
ACC 122 Principles of Financial Accounting II 4 $160 775-1821
CIS 140 Microcomputer Software Tools I 3 $120 775-1480
CIS 141 Microcomputer Software Tools II 3 $120 775-1480
CIS 145 Relational Database Design and App. 3 $120 775-1480
CIS 150 Programming Principles & Concepts 3 $120 775-1480
CIS 180 Network Workstation Administration 3 $120 775-1480
CIS 251 JAVA Programming 3 $160 775-1480
CIS 280 Network Server Administration 3 $120 775-1480
MOM 110 Medical Terminology 3 $120 775-1821
MUS 107 Music Theory I 3 $120 775-1228
MUS 147 Aural Skills I 3 $120 775-1228
BIO 126** Biology I 0 $25 775-1821


*Cost as of 1/2017

**Bio 126 exam is for waiver of prerequisite only. Credit for the course will not be given.

Credit for prior experience in foreign language

It is possible to earn credit for the following classes if you can demonstrate prior language experience:

  • FRE 101 Elementary French I
  • FRE 102 Elementary French II
  • SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I
  • SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II

Please see GCC’s World Languages Department website for more information.