Oct 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

College Level Exam Program (CLEP)


Students may not receive more than 30 units of CLEP credit. 

For historical CLEP credit by exam information, please visit the TES website and type the College Board in the institution search field.

Business

Requires score of at least 50 for subject exams.

Subject Area Units Course GE Credit (Comments)
Financial Accounting 3 Elective credit No GE
Information Systems 3 Elective credit No GE
Introductory Business Law 3 BUS3 80   No GE
Principles of Management 3 Elective credit No GE
Principles of Marketing 3 Elective credit No GE

Composition and Literature

Requires score of at least 50 for subject exams.

Subject Area Units Course GE Credit (Comments)
American Literature 3 Elective credit Area C2 (3 units)
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 3 Elective credit Area C2 (3 units)
College Composition* 6 ENGL 1A   Area A2 (3 units)
College Composition Modular* 3 ENGL 1A   Area A2 (3 units)
English Literature 3 Elective credit Area C2 (3 units)
Humanities 3 Elective credit Area C2 (3 units)

*Beginning July 2010 credit and GE may be earned for either College Composition or College Composition Modular, but not for both exams.

World Languages

Requires score of at least 50 for subject exams.

Subject Area Units Course GE Credit (Comments)
French Language (Level 1 = min score of 50) 6 Elective credit No GE
French Language (Level 2* = min score of 59) 9 Elective credit Area C2 (3 units)
German Language (Level 1 = min score of 50) 6 Elective credit No GE
German Language (Level 2* = min score of 60) 9 Elective credit Area C2 (3 units)
Spanish Language (Level 1 = min score of 50) 6 SPAN 1A   Area C2 (4 units)
Spanish Language (Level 2* = min score of 63) 9 SPAN 1A , SPAN 1B   Area C2 (8 units)

*If the student receives credit for Level 2 exam, they may not receive credit for Level 1 exam in the same language.

History and Social Sciences

Requires score of at least 50 for subject exams. 

Subject Area Units Course GE Credit (Comments)
American Government 3 Elective credit Areas US 2 & D (3 units)
History of the U.S. I 3 Elective credit Areas US 1 & D (3 units)
History of the U.S. II 3 Elective credit Areas US 1 & D (3 units)
Human Growth & Development 3 PH 15   Area D or E (3 units)
Introduction to Educational Psychology 3 Elective credit No GE
Introductory Psychology 3 PSYC 1   Area D (3 units)
Introductory Sociology 3 SOCI 1   Area D (3 units)
Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECON 1A   Area D (4 units)
Principles of Microeconomics 3 ECON 1B   Area D (4 units)
Social Sciences & History 6 Elective credit Area D (6 units)
Western Civilization I 3 HIST 10A   Area C2 or D (3 units)
Western Civilization II 3 HIST 10B   Area D (3 units)

Science and Mathematics

Requires score of at least 50 for subject exams.

Subject Area Units Course GE Credit (Comments)
Biology 6 BIOL 10   Area B2 (3 units, no lab)
Calculus 4 MATH 30   Area B4 (4 units)
Chemistry 6 CHEM 30A   Areas B1 and B3 (6 units)
College Algebra 3 MATH 18A   Area B4 (3 units)
College Mathematics 6 Elective credit Area B4 (3 units)
Natural Sciences 6 Elective credit Areas B1 & B2 (3 units each, no lab)
Precalculus 3 MATH 19   Area B4 (3 units)