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CLEP Credit Guide

CLEP Credit Guide

Dordt College uses the American Council on Education's (ACE) recommendations for the minimum scores to receive college credit for CLEP examinations. The amount of credit is granted for each CLEP exam is determined by the equivalent courses at Dordt. Many times, these correspond to the ACE recommendations, but in some cases this may vary from the ACE recommendations. A maximum of 30 credits of credit by examination through CLEP, AP or other college-level examinations will be accepted toward a degree at Dordt College.

As with any transfer credit contact the Registrar's office prior to taking any courses or test for formal approval.

Dordt College awards credit for CLEP Examinations as follows:

CLEP Exam (CBT, July 2001 or later) Min. Score Credits Dordt Requirement Met
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 3 Core 180
College Composition 50 3 Core 120
Humanities 50 3 Core 160
French - College Level 1 (two semesters) 50 3 French 102
French - College Level 2 (four semesters) 62 6 French 102 and elective
German - College Level 1 (two semesters) 50 3 German 102
German - College Level 2 (four semesters) 63 6 German 102 and elective
Spanish - College Level 1 (two semesters) 50 3 Spanish 102
Spanish - College Level 2 (four semesters) 63 6 Spanish 102 and elective
American Government 50 3 Political Studies 202/Core 264
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present 50 3 History 201 (does not meet Core)
Human Growth and Development 50 3 Psychology 204/Core 251
Principles of Microeconomics 50 3 Economics 202
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3 Economics 203
Introductory Psychology 50 3 Psychology 201 (does not meet Core)
Introductory Sociology 50 3 Sociology 201/Core 261
College Algebra-Trigonometry 50 3 Math 140
College Mathematics 50 3 Math 106
Calculus 50 4 Math 151
Financial Accounting 50 3 Business Administration 201
Introductory Business Law 50 3 Business Administration 301
Principles of Management 50 3 Business Administration 205
Principles of Marketing 50 3 Business Administration 206