CLEP Credits Accepted

SCU grants credit for CLEP exams taken at official CLEP testing centers. A list of these centers can be found on the College Board website clep.collegeboard.org/search/colleges.

SCU accepts the following CLEP exams for credit according to the chart below.

CLEP Exam Score SCU Course Credits
Business Exams
Financial Accounting 50 ACCT 2123 Accounting I 3
Info. Systems and Computer Apps 50 Free Elective (lower division) 3
Composition, English, Literature and Humanities Exams
American Literature 50 Literature Electives (lower division; will not count for American Lit in major) 6
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 ENGL 2113 Introduction to Literature 3
College Composition 50 ENGL 1113 English Grammar and Composition I 3
NOTE: ENGL 1213 English Grammar and Composition I or equivalent cannot be earned at SCU by CLEP
English Literature 50 Literature Electives (lower division; will not count for British Lit in major) 6
History and Social Sicences
Humanities 50 HUMA Electives (lower division) 6
American Government 50 POLI 1113 American Federal Government or
POLI 2223 History of the U.S. Government
3
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 HIST 1483 United States History I 3
History of the United States II: 1865 to Present 50 HIST 1493 United States History II 3
Human Growth and Development 50 HPSM 2212 Lifetime Wellness (plus one lower-division elective) 3
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 PSYC Elective (lower division) 3
Introduction to Psychology 50 PSYC 1113 General Psychology 3
Introduction to Sociology 50 SOCL 1113 Introduction to Sociology 3
Social Sciences and History 50 History and Social Science electives (lower division) 6 (3 each)
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 HUMA 2113 Western Civilization I 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50 HUMA 2243 Western Civilization II 3
Science and Mathematics
Biology 50 BIOL 1113/1111 Biological Science and Lab (plus two electives) 6
Calculus 50 Math Gen. Ed. Requirement (plus one elective) 4
Chemistry 50 CHEM 1113/1111 Introduction to Chemistry and Lab (plus two electives) 6
College Algebra 50 MATH 1213 College Algebra 3
College Mathematics 50 MATH 1113 General College Math and MATH elective 6 (3 each)
Natural Sciences 50 Biology and Physics Without Lab 6 (3 each)
Precalculus 50 Math Gen. Ed. Requirement 3
World Languages
NOTE: A total of 12 credit hours will be accepted to the SCU transcript. Students should choose the Level 1 for 6 credits or the Level 2 test for 12. Students will not be given 18 credits for both tests.
French Language, Level 1 50 FREN 1113 Beginning French I and FREN 1223 Beginning French II 6 (3 each)
French Language, Level 2 59 FREN 1113 Beginning French I and FREN 1223 Beginning French II plus Foreign Language electives (lower division) 12 (3, 3, 6)
German Language, Level 1 50 GERM 1113 Beginning German I and GERM 1123 Beginning German II 6 (3 each)
German Language, Level 2 60 GERM 1113 Beginning German I and GERM 1123 Beginning German II plus Foreign Language electives (lower division) 12 (3, 3, 6)
Spanish Language, Level 1 50 SPAN 1113 Beginning Spanish I and SPAN 1223 Beginning Spanish II 6 (3 each)
Spanish Language, Level 2 63 SPAN 1113 Beginning Spanish I and SPAN 1223 Beginning Spanish II plus Foreign Language electives (lower division) 12 (3, 3, 6)