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CLEP Acceptance Policy and Exam Scores

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Notes and LImitations

  1. Students who intend to transfer to a university should contact the admissions office of that university for information about transfer of CLEP courses.
  2. Credit is granted for classes listed below, depending on degree. 

Subject Exams

CLEP Exams

Minimum Score Required*

Olympic College Equivalency

Quarter Hours Accepted

Financial Accounting

50

ACCT& 201

4.5 QH

Info Systems & Computer Apps

50

CIS 150

4.5 QH

Intro Business Law

50

BUS& 201

4.5 QH

Principles of Management

50

BMGMT 282

4.5 QH

Principles of Marketing

50

BMGMT 180

4.5 QH

Humanities

50

HUMAN 900

9.0 QH

American Literature

50

ENGL&244

9.0 QH

Analyzing & Interpreting Literature

50

ENGL& 111

9.0 QH

English Literature

50

ENGL 904

9.0 QH

French Language, Level 1

50

FRCH&121

9.0 QH

French Language, Level 2

59

FRCH& 121, 122, 123

18.0 QH

German Language, Level 1

50

GERM& 121

9.0 QH

German Language, Level 2

60

GERM& 121, 122, 123

18.0 QH

Spanish Language, Level 1

50

SPAN& 121

9.0 QH

Spanish Language, Level 2

63

SPAN& 121, 122, 123

18.0 QH

American Government

50

POLS& 202

4.5 QH

History of US: Early Col to 1877

50

HIST& 136

4.5 QH

History of US: 1865 to present

50

HIST& 137

4.5 QH

Human Growth & Development

50

PSYC& 200

4.5 QH

Intro to Educational Psychology

50

PSYC 900

4.5 QH

Intro to Psychology

50

PSYC& 100

4.5 QH

Intro to Sociology

50

SOC& 101

4.5 QH

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

ECON& 202

4.5 QH

Principles of Microeconomics

50

ECON& 201

4.5 QH

Social Sciences & History

50

SOCSC 900

9.0 QH

Western Civ I: Ancient Near East to 1648

50

HIST& 116

4.5 QH

Western Civ II: 1648 to present

50

HIST&118

4.5 QH

Biology

50

BIOL 900

9 QH

College Algebra

50

Math 99 (meets prerequisites for higher level math classes)

-

Natural Sciences

50

SCI 900

9.0 QH


*Prior to 10/10/2001, a CLEP score of 500 was the minimum required score.
 

CLEP Information

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