Procedure for Applying to Take College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

  1. Obtain a request to take Credit by Examination from the Office of Academic Services and Registrar or Testing Center.
  2. Confer with academic advisor about the CLEP test(s) you want to take
  3. Complete a request to take Credit by Examination and have it signed by advisor and departmental chairperson.
  4. Take signed form to the Office of Academic Services and Registrar for approval.
  5. Take copy of approved request and obtain an application and registration form for the CLEP in the Testing Center (BCBB 195). Be sure to place the Albany State University code, 5004, in the space where scores are to be sent.

NOTE: Allow four to six weeks after test(s) for results to be processed. You should receive an evaluation sheet indicating whether you have passed the test(s). If you have not received CLEP evaluation in 14 days after you receive your results, please contact the Office of Academic Services and Registrar. Credit by Examination is available to all students who wish to validate knowledge for which they have acquired college level proficiency through independent study or other life experiences and to students who were not granted transfer credit for course work completed elsewhere. The following is a list of the courses approved for CLEP credit:

Course Prefix and Number Course Title Credit Hours CLEP Test
BIOL 1111K1 Introduction to Biological Sci 4 General Biology
BIOL 1112K1 Introduction to Biological Sci 4 General Biology
CHEM 1211K General Chemistry I 4 General Chemistry
CHEM 1212K General Chemistry II 4 General Chemistry
CSCI 1101 Introduction to Computers 3 Computers and Data Processing
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Introductory Macroeconomics
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Introductory Microeconomics
EDUC 2205 Human Growth & Development 3 Human Growth & Development
EDUC 3306 Education Psychology 3 Educational Psychology
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3 College Composition I
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3 Freshman English
ENGL 2111 World Literature I 3 Analysis & Interpretation of Lit.
ENGL 2112 World Literature II 3 Analysis & Interpretation of Lit.
ENGL 2131 American Literature I 3 American Literature
ENGL 2132 American Literature II 3 American Literature
ENGL 2298 English Literature 3 English Literature
HIST 1111 Survey of World History I 3 Western Civilization
HIST 1112 Survey of World History II 3 Western Civilization
HIST 2111 Survey of American History I 3 American History
HIST 2112 Survey of American History II 3 American History
FREN 1001 Elementary French 3 College French
FREN 1002 Elementary French 3 College French
GRMN 1001 Elementary German 3 College German
GRMN 1002 Elementary German 3 College German
SPAN 1001 Elementary Spanish 3 College Spanish
SPAN 1002 Elementary Spanish 3 College Spanish
MIST 2010 Fund of Computer Applications 3 Computer and Data Processing
MGMT 3105 Legal Environment of Business 3 Introductory Business Law
MGMT 4110 Organizational Behavior 3 Introduction to Management
MKTG 3120 Principles of Marketing 3 Principles of Marketing
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3 College Algebra/Trigonometry
MATH 1113 Pre-calculus w/Trigonometry 3 Trigonometry
MATH 12112 Calculus I 4 Calculus w/Elementary Function
MATH 22112 Calculus II 4 Calculus w/Elementary Function
POLS 11013 U.S. & Georgia Government 3 American Government
PSYC 1101 General Psychology 3 General Psychology
SOCI 2011 Principles of Sociology 3 Introductory Sociology

Credit will be awarded based on the minimum scale score recommended for passing by the American Council on Education.