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Effective 4/2019

Credit by Examination/CLEP and DSST

Credit for any courses not previously scheduled at Albright may be granted on the basis of the student’s earning a quality grade on a challenge examination prepared and approved by the department involved. Standards on such examinations correspond to those set for students in the courses offered. Preparation for testing may consist of previous study, traditional course work, or student-initiated self-study. A grade of Q is recorded for a successful challenge examination. Students may receive credit for up to seven courses achieved through College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams. In general, a student must achieve a score of Fifty (50) or above on an exam to receive credit for one course.



Albright Equivalent

American LiteratureFoundations Humanities
Analyzing & Interpreting LiteratureFoundations Humanities
College CompositionComposition
English LiteratureFoundations Humanities
HumanitiesFoundations Humanities
American GovernmentFoundations Social Science
Human Growth & DevelopmentElective
Introduction to Educational PsychologyElective
Introductory PsychologyFoundations Social Science
Introductory SociologyFoundations Social Science
Principles of MacroeconomicsFoundations Social Science
Principles of MicroeconomicsFoundations Social Science
Social Science and HistoryFoundations Social Science
US History I: Early Colonizations to 1877Foundations Humanities
US History II: 1865 to presentFoundations Humanities
Western Civ I: Ancient Near East to 1648Foundations Humanities
Western Civ II: 1648 to PresentFoundations Humanities
French, German, or Spanish: Level I*Foreign Language Elementary II (102) Level
French, German, or Spanish: Level II **Foreign Language Intermediate I (201) Level
BiologyFoundations Natural Science
CalculusFoundations Quantitative
ChemistryFoundations Natural Science
College AlgebraFoundations Quantitative
College MathematicsFoundations Quantitative
Natural Sciences (non-lab science)Elective
PrecalculusFoundations Quantitative
Financial AccountingFoundations Quantitative
Information SystemsElective
Introductory   Business LawElective
Principles of ManagementElective
Principles of MarketingElective

*The qualifying score for Level I foreign language exams is: French: 50-59, German: 50-58 and Spanish: 50-62. 

**The qualifying score for Level II foreign language exams is: French: 60, German: 59 and Spanish: 63


Students may receive credit for up to seven courses achieved through DSST Exams. Albright follows American Council of Education (ACE) score guidelines for awarding credit for these exams.



Albright Equivalent

A History of the Vietnam WarConnections Humanities
Art of the Western WorldFoundations Fine Arts
Business Ethics & SocietyFoundations Social Science
Business MathematicsFoundations Quantitative
Computing & Information TechnologyElective
Criminal JusticeFoundations Social Science
Environment & Humanity: Race to SaveConnections Global
Foundations of EducationElective
Fundamentals of College AlgebraFoundations Quantitative
Fundamentals of CounselingElective
Fundamentals of Cyber SecurityElective
General AnthropologyFoundations Social Science
Health & Human DevelopmentElective
History of the Soviet UnionConnections Global Humanities
Human Resource ManagementElective
Human/Cultural GeographyFoundations Social Science
Intro to BusinessElective
Intro to Law EnforcementElective
Intro to World   ReligionsFoundations Humanities
Lifespan Development PsychologyElective
Management of Information SystemsElective
Money & BankingElective
Organizational BehaviorElective
Personal FinanceElective
Principles of FinanceElective
Principles of Physical ScienceElective
Principles of Public SpeakingElective
Principles of StatisticsFoundations Quantitative
Principles of SupervisionElective
Substance AbuseElective
Technical WritingElective
The Civil War & ReconstructionFoundations Humanities