CLEP® Exams

The following provides information about the CLEP® exams and their CCCC course equivalencies, the CCCC credit awarded for each exam and the accepted American Council on Education recommended credit-granting score. Please note that credits awarded and credit-granting scores may vary from those recommended by The American Council on Education e.g. foreign languages.

All exams are 90 minutes in length (except for College Composition). For up to date descriptions of each CLEP examination please click on the appropriate exam title.

 

BusinessRec ACE Score*Rec ACE Credit AwardedCCCC Credit AwardedCCCC Course Equivalencies
Financial Accounting5033ACC201
Introductory Business Law5033BUS120
Information Systems and Computer Applications5033BIT112
Principles of Management5033BUS214
Principles of Marketing5033MKT205

 

Composition and LiteratureRec ACE Score*Rec ACE Credit AwardedCCCC Credit AwardedCCCC Course Equivalencies
American Literature5063ENL205
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature5063ENL102 or HUM/FIN ARTS
College Composition5033ENL101
English Literature5063ENL203
Humanities5066HUM102

 

Foreign LanguagesRec ACE Score*Rec ACE Credit AwardedCCCC Credit AwardedCCCC Course Equivalencies
French Language (Levels 1)5066FRN101/FRN102
French Language (Levels 2)59126FRN201/FRN202
German Language (Levels 1)5066GER101/GER102
German Language (Levels 2)60126GER201/GER202
Spanish Language (Levels 1)5066SPN101/SPN102
Spanish Language (Levels 2)63126SPN201/SPN202

 

History and Social SciencesRec ACE Score*Rec ACE Credit AwardedCCCC Credit AwardedCCCC Course Equivalencies
American Government5033GOV111
Educational Psychology, Introduction to5033PSY203
History of United States I: Early Colonization to 18775033HIS103
History of United States II: 1865 to the Present5033HIS104
Human Growth & Development5033PSY233
Macroeconomics, Principles of5033ECO117
Microeconomics, Principles of5033EC0118
Psychology, Introductory5033PSY101
Social Science & History5066HIS103, SOC106
Sociology, Introductory5033SOC106
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 16485033HIS160
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present5033HIS162

 

Science & MathematicsRec ACE Score*Rec ACE Credit AwardedCCCC Credit AwardedCCCC Course Equivalencies
Biology**5063BIO101
Calculus5064MAT240
Chemistry**5063CHM101
College Algebra5033MATH CORE
College Mathematics5066MATH CORE
Natural Sciences5066NAT SCIENCE DIST
Pre-Calculus5044MAT171

 

*ACE American Council on Education

**Students successfully completing the Biology and Chemistry exams may register for a one credit laboratory course to earn a total of 4 credits at CCCC.

 

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