College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP GENERAL EXAMINATIONS

Examination Source

Examination Title

Course Equivalents

Score Required

Number of Credits

CLEP General*

English Composition with or without Essay

Communications General Education Requirement

50

6

CLEP General

Natural Sciences

NSCI 100 and BIOL 101

50

6

CLEP General

Humanities
Fine Arts
Literature

ARTH 100

50

6

CLEP General

College Mathematics

MATH 106 (and MATH 105 prior to fall 2008)

50

6

CLEP General

Social Sciences and History

Social Science no equivalent; HUMN no equivalent

50

6

* Effective July 1, 2010 English Composition will be replaced by College Composition Modular. English Composition with essay will be replaced by College Composition and will equate to 2nd Level writing.

 

UMUC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING STUDENTS' PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OR PREPARATION FOR THESE EXAMS. APPROVAL TO TAKE EXAMS DOES NOT GUARANTEE AWARD OF CREDIT; OTHER CONDITIONS, SUCH AS THE APPROPRIATE SCORE, MUST BE SATISFIED. ALL INFORMATION ON CREDIT-BY-EXAM IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

CLEP Subject Examinations

COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE

Examination Source

Title

Minimum Score

CR.

Do Not Take UMUC Course Below

CLEP Subject

American Literature

50

6 LL

ENGL 221 and 222

CLEP Subject

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6 LL

3 s.h. HUMN
3 s.h. Literature

CLEP Subject

College Composition Modular

- without Essay*

- with Essay


 

50

50


 

3 LL

6 LL

2nd Writing Communications General Education Requirement + LL Elective

CLEP Subject

English Literature

50

6 LL

ENGL 211 and 212

CLEP Subject

Freshman College Composition
(Ending 6/30/10)

50

6 LL

Communications General Education Requirement
LL Elective

 

SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Examination Source

Title

Minimum Score

CR.

Do Not Take UMUC Course Below

CLEP Subject

Biology*

50

6 LL

BIOL 101
+ 3 s.h. BIOL
(not lab. science)

CLEP Subject

Calculus

50

3 LL

MATH 220

CLEP Subject

Chemistry

50

6 LL

CHEM 103 and 113

CLEP Subject

College Algebra

50

3 LL

MATH 107

CLEP Subject 

PreCalculus

50

3 LL

MATH 107/108, and MATH 115

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Examination Source

Title

Minimum Score

CR.

Do Not Take UMUC Course Below

CLEP Subject

French Level I (2 Sem.)

French Level II (4 Sem.)

50


59

6 LL


12 LL

FREN 111 and 112


FREN 111-212 and
FREN 101, 102, and 203

CLEP Subject

German Level I (2 Sem.)

German Level II (4 Sem.)

50


60

6 LL


12 LL

GERM 111 and 112


GERM 111-212,
GERM 101, 102, and 201

CLEP Subject

Spanish Level I (2 Sem.)

Spanish Level II (4 Sem.)

50


63

6 LL


12 LL

Span 111 and 112


SPAN 100TR (effective 8/1/2010)

 

HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

Examination Source

Title

Minimum Score

CR.

Do Not Take UMUC Course Below

CLEP Subject

American Government

50

3 LL

GVPT 170

CLEP Subject

History of U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877

50

3 LL

HIST 156

CLEP Subject

History of U.S. II: 1865 to Present

50

3 LL

HIST 157

CLEP Subject

Human Growth and Development

50

3 LL

EDHD 411 and PSYC 351

CLEP Subject

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3 LL

EDHD 460 and PSYC 442

CLEP Subject

Introductory Psychology

50

3 LL

PSYC 100

CLEP Subject

Intro Sociology

50

3 LL

SOCY 100

CLEP Subject

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3 LL

ECON 201 and 205

CLEP Subject

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3 LL

ECON 203

CLEP Subject

Western Civilization I

– Ancient Near East to 1648


 
50


 
3 LL


 
HIST 141

CLEP Subject

Western Civilization II

– Ancient Near East 1648 to Present


 
50


 
3 LL


 
HIST 142

 

BUSINESS

Examination Source

Title

Minimum Score

CR.

Do Not Take UMUC Course Below

CLEP Subject

Financial Accounting

50

3 LL

ACCT 220

CLEP Subject

Information systems and Computer Applications

50

3 LL

IFSM 201

CLEP Subject

Introductory Business Law

50

3 LL

BMGT 380

CLEP Subject

Principles of Management

50

3 LL

BMGT 364

CLEP Subject

Principles of Marketing

50

3 LL

MRKT 310