TAP Credit in Health Education

TAP CREDIT/ADVANCED STANDING AVAILABLE IN THE HEALTH EDUCATION DIVISION

Nursing (Associate's Degree in Health Science)

Practical Nursing (Diploma in Health Science)

Medical Assisting (Diploma in Health Science)

We encourage you to meet requirements early so that you can enter a program as soon as space is available after you graduate from high school. We also recommend that you take Health Science Technology (Health Occupations) I and II in high school, so you can take advantage of the TAP credit/advanced standing opportunities described below.

IF YOU'VE COMPLETED OR ARE NOW TAKING SEQUENCES IN THESE HIGH SCHOOL COURSES:

  • Health Science Technology I and II

YOU CAN EARN TAP CREDIT FOR THIS TCTC COURSE:

  • Medical Terminology (AHS 102)

(NOTE: TAP credit for this course would not count as credit toward completion of your program; however, you would receive the hours of additional credit on your college transcript.)

 
START THE TAP PROCESS BY: 

  1. Printing out a Competency Verification/Teacher Recommendation (CVTR) form and have it signed by your high school/career center business teacher.  Click here for a copy of the CVTR form.
  2. Asking your career center teacher to set up a testing date for you to take the TAP exam with the Dean of Health Education.
  3. Passing a TAP exam in each area listed with a grade of "C" or higher.
  4. Follow the 8 Steps to Enrollment to become a TCTC student and register for courses.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Nursing Programs: Dr. Lynn Lewis, Dean, Health Education Division, (864) 646-1427 or llewis@tctc.edu or Ms. Janet Fuller, Department Head, Nursing, at (864) 646-1343 or jfuller2@tctc.edu

Medical Assisting: Ms. Kaye Bathe, Department Head, Medical Assisting, at (864) 646-1352  or kbathe@tctc.edu

 

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