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Major Field Examination

All Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree graduating students are required to take an examination in their major field of study. This is a state mandated graduation requirement. Please bring a copy of your graduation application to the Testing Center to schedule the Major Field Examination.

Students with two majors will choose only one major field area for testing.

Students with a disability who need special accommodation for the major field exit exam should contact Student Disability Services (SDS) for assistance.

Test Dates

The Major Field Examination test dates for Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017, and Fall 2017.

Fall 2016 Major Field Examination Date*
Date/Day Check-In Time Location
September 28/Wednesday 10 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
October 22/Saturday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
October 26/Wednesday 7 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
November 3/Thursday 9:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
November 9/Wednesday 6 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
November 21/Monday 12:30 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C

Seating is limited, please visit the Testing Center to schedule.

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Spring 2017 Major Field Examination Date*
Date/Day Check-In Time Location
February 1/Wednesday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)
February 15/Wednesday 6 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
February 24/Friday 10:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
March 15/Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
March 29/Wednesday 12:30 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
April 19/Wednesday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
April 24/Monday 6 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
May 2/Tuesday 10:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
May 11/Thursday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)

Seating is limited, please visit the Testing Center to schedule.

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Summer 2017 Major Field Examination Date*
Date/Day Check-In Time Location
May 25/Thursday 12:30 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
June 1/Thursday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)
June 28/Wednesday 2 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
July 13/Thursday 10 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
July 19/Wednesday 6 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
August 10/Thursday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)
August 14/Monday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)

Seating is limited, please visit the Testing Center to schedule.

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Fall 2017 Major Field Examination Date*
Date/Day Check-In Time Location
August 29/Tuesday 1 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)
September 1/Friday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)
September 12/Tuesday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
September 27/Wednesday 6 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
October 11/Wednesday 10 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
October 14/Saturday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
October 25/Wednesday 1 p.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
November 7/Tuesday Noon Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
November 21/Tuesday 9 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Rooms A, B, and C
December 8/Friday 9:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)
December 11/Monday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)
December 15/Friday 8:30 a.m. Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, Room 122 (Auditorium/Theater)

Seating is limited, please visit the Testing Center to schedule.

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