CLEP / DSST

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

CLEP: 

The College Board’s College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) has been the most widely trusted credit-by-examination program for nearly 50 years, accepted by 2,900 colleges and universities and administered in more than 1,800 test centers. These exams allow students to test their mastery of college-level material in introductory subjects and earn college credit. Students can earn credit and get closer to achieving their educational goals by earning qualifying scores on one or more CLEP exams.

ASU is an official CLEP testing center:

Visit clep.collegeboard.org to sign in to your College Board account or create an account. Once logged in, register for a CLEP exam online. After you complete registration, make an appointment with ASU at esproctor@adams.edu or 719-587-7671.

CLEP Exam: Required Minimum Score / Credits Granted / Equivalent Course(s):

American Literature: 50 / 6 / ENG 394 & ENG 395

Analyzing & Interpreting Lit.: 50 / 6 / ENG 203

English Literature: 50 / 3 / Elective

College Composition Mod.: 50 / 6/ ENG 101 & ENG 102

College Composition: 50  / 6 / ENG 101 & ENG 102

Humanities: 50 / 6 / Elective 

American Government: 50 / 3 / POLS 291

Principles of Macroecon.: 50 / 3 / ECON 255

Principles of Microecon.: 50  / 3 / ECON 256

Intro to Psychology: 50 / 3 / PSYC 101

Human Growth & Devel.: 50 / 3 / PSYC 204

Intro to Sociology: 50 / 3 / SOC 201

Soc. Sciences & History: 50 / 6 / Elective Area IV Gen Ed.  

US History I: 50 / 3 / HIST 202  

US History II: 50 / 3 / HIST 203

Western Civ I: 50  / 3 / HGP 110

Western Civ II: 50 / 3 /  HGP 111

College Algebra: 63 / 3 / MATH 106

PreCalculus: 63 / 3 /  MATH 106

Calculus: 50 / 3 / Elective Area III Gen. Ed.

Natural Science: 50 / 6 / Elective Area V Gen. Ed. No-lab

Biology: 50 / 6 /  Elective Area V Gen. Ed. No-lab

Info. Systems/Comp. App.: 50 / 3 /  Elective

Principles of Management: 50 / 3 / BUS 361

Financial Accounting: 50 / 3 /  BUS 207

Intro. to Business Law: 50 / 3 / BUS 211

Principles of Marketing: 50 / 3 / BUS 304

French Language: 50-58 / 6 / Elective

French Language: 59+ / 12 / Elective

German Language: 50-59/ 6 / Elective

German Language: 60+ / 12 / Elective

Spanish Language: 50-62 / 6 / Elective

Spanish Language: 63+ / 12 /  Elective

DANTES 

DANTES sponsors a wide range of examination programs to assist Service members reach their educational goals. DSSTs offer students a cost-effective, timesaving way to use their knowledge acquired outside of the classroom (perhaps from reading, on-the-job training, or independent study) to accomplish their educational goals.

It is the policy of Adams State University (ASU) to accept a maximum of 30 transfer credits from College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST) with no more than 18 credits coming from the CLEP general examinations.

Official ASU Policy: