Biology - Credit by Exam
This Credit by Exam is provided through Texas Tech University K-12 and is administered in an online testing format. Full-year courses are offered as two Credit By Exam assessments, Semester 1 and Semester 2, respectively.
IMPORTANT: Credit for both semesters must be earned in order to accelerate to the next course in sequence.
For information regarding test windows, please refer to the table at https://www.pisd.edu/Page/1332.
Prior to Testing
The following steps must be completed on the device that will be used for testing before you test.
STEP 1 - Locate the TTU K-12 Registration Email
Prior to the opening of the testing window, TTU will send a detailed email confirming each CBE registration. Each email will contain instructions and links that must be accessed and completed prior to testing. The email will be sent from:
- Domain address - email@example.com
- Subject line - Welcome to the TTU K-12 Portal!
STEP 2- Log In to TTU K-12 Student Portal
You will use the Username and Password that is provided in your CBE Registration email to log in.
Under Districts and School Announcements – click on “Sign into Blackboard”.
STEP 3 - Complete the "Begin: Proctorio Practice Test" (Recommended)
Prior to the day of testing, log in and complete the "Begin: Proctorio Practice Test".
STEP 4 - Prepare for Your Exam
Carefully review the TTU Online Study Guides provided below.
STEP 5 - Complete Credit by Exam Test
Students must complete and submit online tests by the deadline.
For GOVERNMENT CBE Only - IMPORTANT: Students must review the State of Texas Community Safety Education Act and complete the following google form https://bit.ly/CBE-GovtReq in order to receive their earned credit.
TTU K-12 provides CBE Review (Online). The website links provided below and will include the following information:
- What to Bring
- About the Exam
- Key Concepts
- Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Chart
Languages other than English
- American Sign Language I
- American Sign Language II
- Cabo Verdean
- Chin (Hakha)
- Chinese (Simplified or Traditional)
- Filipino (Tagalog)
- Hawaiian (‘Ōlelo Hawai’i)
- Portuguese (Brazilian)
- Somali Maay Maay
- Somali Maxaa