Earn Credit by Examination

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a series of computer-based exams that allow individuals to demonstrate learning and earn college credit for that knowledge. Please call University Testing Services at (910) 962-7444, or visit http://www.uncw.edu/testingservices/national/clep.html for more information or to register.

Listed below are the various CLEP examinations, required minimum scores, UNC Wilmington course equivalents, and credit awarded.

CLEP Exam UNCW Course(s) Credit Hours Min Score
American Government PLS 101
3
55
American History I:
Early Colonization to 1865
HST 105
3
50
American History II:
1865 to Present
HST 106
3
50
American Literature ENG 223, 224
6
50
Business Law No transfer per dept
-
-
Analysis & Interpretation
of Literature
ENG 110
3
50
Calculus w/
Elementary Functions
MAT 161
4
50 *
MAT 161
4
41 **
* applies to exams taken Fall 2006 or later
** applies to exams taken before the Fall 2006 semester
College Algebra MAT 111
3
50
College Composition ENG 101
3
50
College Composition Modular No transfer per dept
-
-
College Mathematics No transfer per dept
-
-
Educational Psychology PSY ELECTIVE
3
55
English Composition (w/ essay)
Accepted through Fall 2010
ENG 101
3
50
English Literature ENG 211, 212
6
50
Financial Accounting ACG 201
3
50
French FRH 101
3
41
FRH 101, 102
6
53
Freshman College Comp (w/ essay)
Accepted through Fall 2009
ENG 101
3
50
General Biology BIO 105
4
50
General Chemistry CHM 101
4
50
German GER 101
3
41
GER 101, 102
6
50
GER 201, 202
6
63
Human Growth and
Development
PSY 223
3
55
Humanities ELECTIVE
3
55
Information Systems CSC ELECTIVE
3
50
Management No transfer per dept
-
-
Marketing No transfer per dept
-
-
Principles of Macroeconomics ECN 222
3
48
Principles of Microeconomics ECN 221
3
48
Introductory Psychology PSY 105
3
55
Introductory Sociology SOC 105
3
55
Natural Sciences ELECTIVE
3
55
Pre-Calculus MAT 115
3
50
Social/Sciences & History ELECTIVE
3
55
Spanish SPN 101
3
41
SPN 101, 102
6
50
SPN 101, SPN 102,
SPN 201
9
57
SPN 101, SPN 102,
SPN 201, SPN 202
12
63
Western Civilization I:
Ancient near East to 1648
HST 101
3
50
Western Civilization II:
1648 to Present
HST 102
3
50

(last updated Aug 2011)


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