CLEP Test Scoring

Strayer University accepts College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests as transfer credits for Undergraduate courses based on the guidelines set forth by the American Council on Education (ACE).

Please note that these transfer credits do not count towards Residency requirement(s). Listed below are the appropriate examinations, scores and Strayer Equivalencies.

Our campuses serve as testing sites for the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the DSST exams.

CLEP and DSST test scores are evaluated for transfer credit toward diplomas, undergraduate certificates, and undergraduate degree programs. However, credits earned through these exams do not fulfill residency requirements.

For more information about either test, please contact your admissions officer.

Subjects ** ^ Equated Strayer University Courses Qrt Credits

Composition and Literature

American Literature 50 46 ENG220 and 1 General Elective 9
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 47 HUM112 9
College Composition (College Composition Modular is not approved for ENG115/215, but will be accepted for elective credit) 50 42 ENG115 and ENG215 9
English Literature 50 46 HUM111 and ENG300 9
Humanities 50 42 HUM111 and HUM 112 9

Foreign Languages

French Language Level 1 50 39 2 General Electives 9
French Language Level 2 59 45 4 General Electives 18
German Language Level 1 50 36 2 General Electives 9
German Language Level 2 60 42 4 General Electives 18
Spanish Language Level 1 50 45 2 General Electives 9
Spanish Language Level 2 63 50 4 General Electives 18
     Level 1 - equivalent to the first two quarters (9 credit hours) of college-level foreign language course work
     Level 2 - equivalent to the first four quarters (18 credit hours) of college-level foreign language course work

Social Science and History

US History I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 47 1 General Elective 4.5
US History II: 1865 to the Present 50 46 HIS105 4.5
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 46 HUM111 4.5
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 50 47 HUM112 4.5
American Government 50 47 POL110 4.5
Intro to Educational Psychology 50 47 PSY100 or 1 General Elective 4.5
Introductory Psychology 50 47 PSY105 4.5
Human Growth and Development 50 45 PSY205 4.5
Introductory Sociology 50 47 SOC100 4.5
Social Science and History 50 42 SOC100 and HIS105 9
Principles of Microeconomics 50 41 ECO101 4.5
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 44 ECO102 4.5

Science and Mathematics

Chemistry 50 47 SCI110 and 1 General Elective 9
Natural Sciences 50 42 SCI110 and SCI115 9
Biology 50 46 SCI115 and 1 General Elective 9
College Algebra 50 46 MAT104 4.5
College Mathematics 50 42 MAT104 and 1 General Elective 9
Precaluclus 50 45 MAT200 4.5
Calculus 50 41 MAT310 4.5

Business

Financial Accounting 50 45 ACC100 4.5
Principles of Management 50 46 BUS302 4.5
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 52 1 General Elective 4.5
Introductory Business Law 50 51 LEG100 4.5
Principles of Marketing 50 50 MKT100 4.5

** ACE Recommended Score for Computerized Examination
^ ACE Recommended Score for Paper and Pencil
Exams not listed on the above chart may be considered for elective credit

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