Thursday, January 10, 2008

K201 Waiver Exam Announcement

PLEASE NOTE: CONTENT OF THIS BLOG ENTRY WILL BE UPDATED WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR THE UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT THE WAIVER EXAM...Students that believe they have equivalent knowledge of K201 The Computer in Business material, may choose to take the K201 Waiver Exam. This exam is a three hour exam that contains 150 questions. The exam consists of hands-on exercises in Windows, File Management, Excel, and Access, as well as conceptual topics covered by multiple choice and true/false questions. The goal of K201 is to utilize the learned skills to solve a variety of business problems. We use skills assessment software called SAM Challenge Office 2003 Release 3.0 . (Note SAM Challenge is different from SAM 2003, ONLY SAM CHALLENGE will work for the Waiver Exam. Be sure to purchase the right keycode!)

If you pass the equivalency exam you will be WAIVED the requirement of taking K201. Waiving the requirement means you will NOT RECEIVE CREDIT for the course, but will be able to choose another Business course instead, to meet the overall required credits for the Kelley School of Business (KSOB) major.

Other Conditions:

  • You can only take the K201 Equivalency Exam one time. If you do not pass you will be required to take K201.

  • You cannot take the equivalency exam during a semester when you are enrolled in K201. If you are enrolled in K201 this semester, you must withdraw by the last day for full refunds so K201 does not appear on your transcript.

  • You cannot take the equivalency exam if K201 appears on your transcript.


  • $15 payable to the IUPUI Testing Center (check, cash, credit card or money order)

  • SAM Challenge Keycode (available from the bookstore $13.50 or The ISBN for SAM Challenge 3.0 is 0-619-17150-2. Be sure to purchase the SAM Challenge keycode from the Bookstore or from prior to your exam date/time and to take it with you.

To schedule the waiver exam, please visit:

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