CLEP Credit

Credits granted for CLEP exams are shown as transfer hours on the student's transcript and are included in the hours completed toward a degree. An official CLEP test result is required to award CLEP credit.

Note: UNC Charlotte does not administer the CLEP testing program. Students interested in taking CLEP exams should contact CLEP Test Administration at Central Piedmont Community College, 704-330-6886.

For more information about CLEP and to request CLEP exam results, visit:http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html

The General Examinations

CLEP AREA EXAMINATION UNC CHARLOTTE REQUIRED SCORE CREDIT GRANTED EQUIVALENT COURSES
College Mathematics --- 0 No Credit Awarded
College Composition 500 3 UWRT1101
Humanities 450 6 Humanities
Natural Science 450 8 Natural Science
Social Science 460 6 Social Science

The Subject Examinations

CLEP EXAMINATION UNC CHARLOTTE REQUIRED SCORE CREDIT GRANTED EQUIVALENT COURSES
COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE
American Literature* 50 3 Elective, LBST2212 Literature and Culture
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature* 50 3 Elective, LBST2212 Literature and Culture
College Composition Modular No Credit Awarded
College Composition 50 3 UWRT1101
English Literature* 50 3 Elective, LBST2212 Literature and Culture
Humanities No Credit Awarded
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Algebra 50 3 MATH1100
Algebra-Trigonometry 50 3 MATH1103
Biology 50 6 BIOL1110, 1115 no labs
Chemistry 50 6 CHEM1251, 1252 no labs
Calculus with Elementary Functions 50 6 MATH1100, 1120
College Mathematics No Credit Awarded
Natural Sciences 50 3 BIOL1110
Trigonometry 50 3 MATH1103
FOREIGN LANGUAGES
French, Level 1 50 6 FREN1201, 1202
French, Level 2 52 12 FREN1201, 1202, 2201. 2202
German, Level 1 50 6 GERM1201, 1202
German, Level 2 63 12 GERM1201, 1202, 2201, 2202
Spanish, Level 1 50 6 SPAN1201, 1202
Spanish, Level 2 54 12 SPAN1201, 1202, 2201, 2202
HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
American Government 50 3 POLS1110
Educational Psychology 50 3 PSYC Elective
Human Growth and Development 50 3 Elective, LBST2214
Macroeconomics 60 3 ECON2101
Microeconomics 60 3 ECON2102
Psychology, Introductory 50 3 PSYC1101
Social Sciences and History No Credit Awarded
Sociology, Introductory 50 3 SOCY1101
U.S. History I, Colonization to 1877*** 50 3 HIST1160, LBST2101
U.S. History II, 1865 to the Present*** 50 3 HIST1161, LBST2101
West. Civilization I, Ancient to 1648*** 50 3 HIST1120, LBST2101
West. Civilization II, 1648 t0 the Present*** 50 3 HIST1121, LBST2101
BUSINESS
Accounting, Principles of 60 3 ACCT2121
Business Law, Introductory 60 3 BLAW3150
Information Systems and Computer Applications**** No Credit Awarded
Management, Principles of 60 3 MGMT3140
Marketing, Principles of 60 3 MKTG3110

* A maximum of six hours in Literature elective will be granted*** A maximum of nine hours in UNC Charlotte History credit will be granted**** Credit may be earned through a departmental exam, call 704-687-7585

++ Credit may be awarded only for Biology majors

Also Note:

  1. Credits listed above are possible for students taking the computer-based CLEP test after July 1, 2001. If you took a CLEP exam prior to July 2001, please contact the Admissions office to determine if transfer credits are possible.
  2. CLEP credit will be awarded according to the UNC Charlotte policy in place at the time of evaluation.
  3. CLEP credit(s) presented as part of an A A. or A.S. degree are accepted as part of the degree and are NOT subject to reevaluation.
  4. The amount of CLEP credit awarded, applicable to a specificdegree program, is determined by the department offering the program.
  5. CLEP credit can NOT be included in the last 30 hours of credit since it would violate the residence requirement.