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WSU CLEP Credit Table

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

CLEP ExamMinimum ScoreWSU Transfer EquivalencyNumber of Credits (semester)UCORE Fulfillment
American Government50Political Science 1013SSCI
History of the United States I50History 1103HUM
History of the United States II50History 1113HUM
Human Growth and Development50Human Development 1013SSCI
Intro to Educational Psych50Psychology Elective3
Introductory Psychology50Psychology 1053SSCI
Introductory Sociology50Sociology elective3SSCI
Principles of Macroeconomics50Economics 1023SSCI
Principles of Microeconomics50Economics 1013SSCI
Social Sciences and History50History Elective6HUM, SSCI
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 164850History 1013HUM
Western Civilization II: 1648-Present50History 1023HUM
American Literature50English Elective, English 2106HUM
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature50English Elective, English 108 6HUM
College Composition50English Elective, English 101 6WRTG
College Composition Modular50English Elective6
English Literature50English Elective6HUM
Humanities50Humanities 101, Humanities Elective6HUM
Biology50Biology 101, Biology Elective (no labs granted) 6BSCI
Calculus50Mathematics 1714QUAN
Chemistry50Chemistry Elective (no lab granted)6PSCI
College Algebra50Mathematics 1033
College Mathematics50Mathematics Elective6
Natural Sciences50Biology Elective, Physical Science Elective (no labs granted)6BSCI, PSCI
Precalculus50Mathematics 106, 108 (Precalculus Sequence) 5
Financial Accounting50Accounting 2303
Information Systems & Computer Applications50Management Information Systems 1713
Introductory Business Law50Business Law 2103
Principles of Management50Management 1013
Principles of Marketing50Marketing Elective3
French Language, Level 150French 1014
French Language, Level 251French Elective3
52+French 101, French Elective6
German Language, Level 150German 1014
German Language, Level 251-62German Elective3
63+German 101, German Elective6
Spanish Language, Level 150Spanish 1014
Spanish Language, Level 251-53Spanish Elective3
54+Spanish 101, Spanish Elective6

Updated August 2016

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

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
800-257-9558

Washington State University