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CLEP Credit Chart

Credit for CLEP exams

WSU awards credit for CLEP examinations. See the table below for exams accepted, scores needed, and credit awarded.

To get credit for CLEP exams, have the testing agency send score reports to WSU. To request score reports, write or call:

CLEP - Transcript Services
PO Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600

Phone: 800-257-9558

When no specific course number is listed (e.g., 1xx), there is no direct WSU course equivalent for all or part of that exam. The most appropriate course equivalent is determined case by case.

CLEP Examination

Minimum
Score

Credit Awarded

History & Social Sciences

American Government

50

Political Science 101 (3) [SSCI]

History of the United States I

50

History 110 (3) [HUM]

History of the United States II

50

History 111 (3) [HUM]

Human Growth & Development

50

Human Development 101 (3) [SSCI]

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

Elective credit 1xx (3)

Introductory Psychology

50

Psychology 105 (3) [SSCI]

Introductory Sociology

50

Sociology 1xx (3) [SSCI]

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

Economics 102 (3) [SSCI]

Principles of Microeconomics

50

Economics 101 (3) [SSCI]

Social Sciences and History

50

History 1xx (3) [HUM] and
History1xx (3) [SSCI]

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

50

History 101 (3) [HUM]

Western Civilization II:1648 to present

50

History 102 (3) [HUM]

Composition & Literature

American Literature

50

English 1xx (6)

Analyzing & Interpreting Literature

50

English 1xx (6)

College Composition

50

English 1xx (6)

College Composition Modular

50

English 1xx (6)

English Literature

50

English 1xx (6)

Humanities

50

Humanities 1xx (6) [HUM]

Science & Mathematics

Biology

50

Biology 101 (no lab) (3) [BSCI], Biology 1xx (no lab) [BSCI] (3)

Calculus

50

Mathematics 171 (4) [QUAN]

Chemistry

50

Chemistry 1xx (no lab) (6) [PSCI]

College Algebra

50

Mathematics 106 (3)

College Mathematics

50

Math 1xx (6)

Natural Sciences

50

Biology 1xx (3) [BSCI] and
Physical Science 1xx (3) [PSCI]
(No labs granted)

Precalculus

50

Mathematics 106 (3) & Mathematics 108 (2)

Business

Financial Accounting

50

Accounting 230 (3)

Information Systems & Computer Applications

50

Mgmt Information Systems 250 (3)

Introductory Business Law

50

Business Law 210 (3)

Principles of Management

50

Elective credit (3)

Principles of Marketing

50

Marketing 360 (3)

World Languages

French Language Level 1

50

French 101 (4)

French Language Level 2

51

French 1xx (3)

French Language Level 2

52+

French 101 (4) & French 1xx (2)

German Language Level 1

50

German 101 (4)

German Language Level 2

51-62

German 1xx (3)

German Language Level 2

63+

German 101 (4) & German 1xx (2)

Spanish Language Level 1

50

Spanish 101 (4)

Spanish Language Level 2

51-53

Spanish 1xx (3)

Spanish Language Level 2

54+

Spanish 101 (4) & Spanish 1xx (2)

Notes:

The maximum combined lower-division transfer credit allowed from regionally accredited institutions, CLEP (College Level Examination Program), AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate), and military credit is 73 semester hours toward a bachelor's degree.

CLEP policy is subject to change without notice.

Revised February 2015