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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP – College Level Examination Program

Effective July 1, 2001, the American Council on Education (ACE) recommends a uniform credit-granting score of 50 across all subjects (on a scale of 20-80).  Cortland grants credit according to the chart below with a score of 50 or higher, unless a higher minimum is noted below.

 EXAMINATIONCORTLANDEQUIVALENTCREDIT HOURS GRANTED
SUBJECT EXAMINATIONS

American Literature

ENG 2XX - elective

3

CollegeComposition

CPN 100 and CPN 101

6

College Composition Modular (without essay) CPN 100

3

English Literature

ENG 2XX - elective

3

College Algebra

MAT 111

3

Precalculus

MAT 115

3

Biology

BIO 110 and BIO 111

7

General Chemistry

CHE 121 and CHE 122

7

Calculus

MAT 135

4

French Language, minimum score 50

  Student may earn up to 6 credits

FRE 101 and FRE 102

6

French Language, minimum score 59

  Student may earn up to 12 credits

FRE 101, 102, 201, 202

12

German Language, minimum score 50

  Student may earn up to 6 credits

GER 101 and 102

6

German Language, minimum score 60

  Student may earn up to 12 credits

GER 101, 102, 201, 202

12

Spanish Language, minimum score 50

  Student may earn up to 6 credits

SPA 101 and 102

6

Spanish Language, minimum score 63

  Student may earn up to 12 credits

SPA 101, 102, 201, 202

12

American Government

POL 100

3

American History I: Early Colonizations to 1877

HIS 200

3

American History II: 1865 to the Present

HIS 201

3

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

HIS 110

3

Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present

HIS 111

3

Intro to Educational Psychology

PSY 332

3

Human Growth and Development

PSY 231

3

General Psychology

PSY 101

3

Introductory Sociology

SOC 150

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 110

3

Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 111

3

Financial Accounting

MGT 254

3

Introductory Business Law

MGT 265

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

CAP 100

3

Principles of Management

MGT 250

3

Principles of Marketing

MGT 253

3

GENERAL EXAMINATIONS

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

No credit

0

Humanities

No credit

0

College Mathematics

No credit

0

Natural Sciences

No credit

0

Social Sciences and History

No credit

0

NOTE:  Cortland students are not eligible to receive credit by equivalency examinations when they are enrolled in or have completed a higher-level course within the same discipline.

 

Information regarding test centers can be obtained by contacting the College Board, Program Director, CLEP Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ  08541 or visit the website: www.collegeboard.org/clep

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