Undergraduate Admissions

2020–2021 College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit Guide

For Students Entering Michigan Tech during the 2020–2021 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.

Scores Required, Credits Granted, by Subject
Subject Minimum Score Credit Credit Awarded
American Government 50 SS 2600 3
American Literature 50 HU 2501 3
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 HU 1XXX 3
Biology 50 BL 1040 4
Calculus 50 MA 1160 4
Chemistry 50 CH 1150, 1151, 1153
CH 1160, 1161, 1163
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College Algebra 50 MA 1030 3
English Literature 50 HU 2538 3
Financial Accounting 50 ACC 2000 3
History of the United States I: Thru 1877 50 SS 2500 3
History of the United States II: 1865-Present 50 SS 2501 3
Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 2000 3
Introductory Sociology 50 SS 2700 4
Introductory Business Law 50 BUS 2200 3
Pre-Calculus 50 MA 1032 4
Principles of Macroeconomics* 50 EC 1XXX 3
Principles of Microeconomics* 50 EC 1XXX 3
Western Civilization I: Thru 1648 50 SS 2502 3
Western Civilization II: 1648-Present 50 SS 2503 3

*Students scoring a 50 or higher on both economics tests will receive 3 credits for EC 1XXX, approved HASS credit, and EC 2001 for 3 credits.