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CLEP Subject Examinations


Under Policy 403.7.3.c, the Academic Affairs Council of the NDUS has adopted the American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations for minimum CLEP scores.  The Council has not adopted credit equivalents for CLEP general examinations. The recommended credit-granting score and number of semester hours of credit are listed below.

Minot State University CLEP Subject Examinations
CLEP Examination Title
Score
Equivalent MSU Course Number & Title
Semester Hours
COMPOSITION & LITERATURE

College Composition

50
ENGL 110
College Composition I
3
English Literature
50
ENGL 251 & 252
British Literature I and II
6

American Literature

50
ENGL 261 & 262
American Literature I and II
6
No credit is granted for Analyzing and Interpreting Literature and College Composition Modular
FOREIGN LANGUAGES

French Language Level I

50
FREN 101
Beginning French I
4
French Language Level II
59
FREN 101 and 102
Beginning French I and II
8
German Language Level I
50
GERM 101
Beginning German I
4
German Language Level II
60
GERM 101 and 102
Beginning German I and II
8
Spanish Language Level I
50
SPAN 101
Beginning Spanish I
4
Spanish Language Level II
63
SPAN 101 and 102
Beginning Spanish I and II
8
 
SOCIAL SCIENCES & HISTORY
Principles of Microeconomics
50
ECON 201
Principles of Microeconomics
3
Principles of Macroeconomics
50
ECON 202
Principles of Macroeconomics
3
Western Civilization I:  Ancient Near East to 1648
50
HIST 101
Western Civilization I
3
Western Civilization II:  1648 to Present
50
HIST 102
Western Civilization II
3
History of the United States I:  Early Colonization to 1877
50
HIST 103
U.S. History to 1877
3
History of the United States II:  1865 to Present
50
HIST 104
U.S. History from 1877
3
American Government
50
POLS 115
American Government

      3

Introductory Psychology
50
PSYC 111
Introduction to Psychology
3
Human Growth and Development
50
PSYC 252
Child Psychology
3
Introductory Sociology
50
SOC 110
Introduction to Sociology
3
No credit is granted for Humanities, Social Science, History, or Introduction to Educational Psychology
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Biology
50
BIOL 150
General Biology I
4
Chemistry
50
CHEM 121
General Chemistry
4
College Algebra
50
MATH 103
College Algebra
4
Precalculus
50
MATH 107
Precalculus
4
Calculus with Elementary Factions
50
MATH 146
Applied Calculus
4
No credit is given for College Mathematics or Natural Sciences
BUSINESS
Information Systems and Computer Applications
50
CSCI 101
Introduction to Computer Science
3
Principles of Management
50
BADM 301
Fundamentals of Management
3
Financial Accounting
50
ACCT 200 & 201
Elements of Accounting l & ll
6
Introductory Business Law
50
ACCT 300
Legal Environment of Business
3
Principles of Marketing
50
BADM 321                       Marketing
3

For more information on CLEP testing, contact Minot State University's CLEP Test Administrator, Jennifer Beneke, at (701) 858-3990.

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