College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College Board offers examinations designed to assess competence usually obtained by taking beginning level college-level courses. This program, called CLEP (College Level Examination Program), enables students to earn credit for courses by successfully completing a test. Listed below are the conditions under which credit may be granted for the College Level Examination Program – in many subject areas this includes writing an essay in addition to successfully passing the exam. JC uses the guidelines of 65+% for credit. CLEP credit may be reassessed by your transfer institution when you transfer.

General Examination.. 65+%c

Credits

ACE1

JC Course

JC Essay

English Composition

no credit

Humanities

no credit

Mathematics

no credit

Natural Science

no credit

Social Science – History

no credit

Subject Examinations 65+%
American Government

no credit

No

American History

3 credits

50

Gen. HIS credit

Yes

American History I

3 credits

50

HIS 231

No

American History II

3 credits

50

HIS 232

No

American Literature

3 credits

50

ENG 255

Yes

Anal. & Intrp. of Literature

3 credits

50

ENG 246

Yes

Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology

no credit

Behavioral Sciences for Nurses

no credit

Calculus with Elementary Functions

9 credits

50

MAT 151, 154

No

Clinical Chemistry

no credit

College Algebra

4 credits

50

MAT 139

No

College Algebra/Trig

5 credits

50

MAT 141

No

College Composition

no credit

College French

no credit

College German

no credit

College Spanish

no credit

Computers & Data Processing

2 credits

 50

Gen CIS credit

Yes

Dental Materials

no credit

Elm. Computer Prog/FORTRAN IV

3 credits

No equivalent course

No

English Literature

no credit

No equivalent course

Freshman English

no credit

Fundamentals of Nursing

no credit

General Biology

4 credits

50

BIO 131

No

General Chemistry

4 credits

50

CEM 131

No

General Psychology

no credit

Geology

4 credits

50

GEL 160

No

Head, Neck & Oral Anatomy

no credit

Hematology

no credit

Intro to Business Mgt.

no credit

Introductory Accounting

no credit

Introductory Business Law

no credit

Introductory Macroeconomics

3 credits

50

ECN 231

No

Introductory Marketing

no credit

Introductory Microeconomics

3 credits

50

ECN 232

No

Intro. Micro- & Macroeconomics

no credit

Introductory Sociology

no credit

Medical-Surgical Nursing

no credit

Microbiology

no credit

Money and Banking

no credit

Oral Radiolography

no credit

Statistics

4 credits

50

MAT 133

No

Tooth Morphology & Function

no credit

Trigonometry

no credit

Western Civilization

3 credits

50

Gen HIS credit

No

Western Civilization I

4 credits

50

HIS 131

No

Western Civilization II

4 credits

50

HIS 132

No

The American Council on Education (ACE) has developed a recommended credit-granting score and number of semester hours of credit for each CLEP exam.