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CLEP Course Equivalencies

The following provides information about the CLEP® (College-Level Examination Program) exams and their CCCC course equivalencies, the CCCC credit awarded for each exam and the accepted American Council on Education recommended credit-granting score. Please note that credits awarded and credit-granting scores may vary from those recommended by The American Council on Education (e.g. foreign languages).

See also: CLEP®: College-Level Examination ProgramCLEP® Exam Descriptions

CLEP® ExamRec ACE*
Score   
Rec ACE* Credit
Awarded
CCCC Credit
Awarded
CCCC Course
Equivalencies
Business
Financial Accounting 50 3 3 ACC201
Introductory Business Law 50 3 3 BUS120
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 3 3 BIT112
Principles of Management 50 3 3 BUS214
Principles of Marketing 50 3 3 MKT100
Composition and Literature
American Literature 50 3 3 ENL205

Analyzing & Interpreting Literature.

50 3 3 ENL110 or literature elective
College Composition 50 6 3 ENL101
English Literature 50 3 3 ENL203
Humanities 50 3 3 HUM102
Foreign Languages
French Language
(Levels 1 and 2)
50–58
59–80
6
9
8
8
FRN101, FRN102
FRN201, FRN202
German Language
(Levels 1 and 2)
50–59
60–80
6
9
8
8
GER101, GER102
GER201, GER202
Spanish Language (Level 1) 50–62

6

8

SPN101, SPN102

Spanish Language (Level 2) 63–80 9 12 SPN101, SPN102, SPN201

Spanish with Writing
(Level 1 Proficiency)

50  SPN101, SPN102  

Spanish with Writing
(Level 2 Proficiency)

65 9 16 SPN101, SPN102, SPN201, SPN202
History and Social Sciences
American Government 50 3 3 GOV111
Educational Psychology, Introduction to 50 3 3 Behavioral/Social Sciences Dist.
History of United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 3 3 HIS103
History of United States II: 1865 to the Present 50 3 3 HIS104
Human Growth & Development 50 3 3 PSY233
Macroeconomics, Principles of 50 3 3 ECO117
Microeconomics, Principles of 50 3 3 ECO118
Psychology, Introductory 50 3 3 PSY101
Social Science & History 50 6 6 HIS103/SOC106
Sociology, Introductory 50 3 3 SOC106
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 3 3 HIS160
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 50 3 3 HIS162
Science & Mathematics
Biology** 50 6 3 BIO151
Calculus 50 3 4 MAT240
Chemistry** 50 6 3 CHM151
College Algebra 50 3 3 MAT175
College Mathematics 50 3 3 MAT130
Natural Sciences 50 6 6 Nat Science Dist
Pre-Calculus 50 4 4 MAT195

*ACE: American Council on Education
**Students successfully completing the Biology and Chemistry exams may register for a one credit laboratory course to earn a total of 4 credits at 4Cs.

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