College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)—Credit Guide

For Students Entering Michigan Tech During the 2015–2016 Academic Year

CLEP tests are appropriate for returning adult students, graduating high school seniors, and currently enrolled college students.

Students who participate in the CLEP General Examination will receive no advanced placement credit. Students who participate in selected CLEP Subject Examinations and earn at least a minimum acceptable score will receive the following credit.

Subject
Minimum Score
Credit
Credit Awarded
American Government
50
SS 2600
3
American History 1: Thru 1877
60
SS 2500
3
American History 2:  1865-1982
60
SS 3500
3
American Literature
50
HU 2501
3
Analysis and Interpretation of Literature
50
HU 9300L
3
Calculus with Elementary Functions
50
MA 1160
4
English Literature
50
HU 2538
3
General Biology
50
BL 1040
4
General Chemistry
50
CH 1150, 1151, 1153
CH 1160, 1161, 1163
10
General Psychology
50
PSY 2000
3
Human Cultural Geography
60
SS 2400
4
Introduction to Anthropology
60
SS 2100
3
Introduction to Sociology
60
SS 2700
3
Introductory Accounting
50
ACC 2000
3
Introductory Business Law
50
BUS 2200
3
Pre-Calculus
50
MA 1032
4
Principles of Macroeconomics*
50
EC 9300L
3
Principles of Microeconomics*
50
EC 9300L
3
Principles of Management
50
BUS 1100
3
Western Civilization 1: Thru 1648**
62
SS 2550
3
Western Civilization 2: 1648-Present**
62
SS 2550
3

*Students scoring a 50 or higher on both economics tests will receive 3 credits for EC 9300L, approved HASS credit, and EC 2001 for 3 credits.

** Students already receiving credit for SS 2550 will instead be given 3 credits for SS 9300L, unassigned social science credit.