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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP Examinations with UNC Asheville Equivalencies 

Passage of CLEP exams is defined as scoring at the 50th percentile or above, which requires a score of 500 or better.  A total of 3 semester hours of credit is awarded for each of the exams below with the required score. A combined total of no more than 30 semester hours of credit for CLEP and PEP exams may be accepted by UNC Asheville. 

NOTE: Current students wishing to take one or more CLEP exams must obtain prior approval from the Office of the Registrar by submitting a Visiting Permission form. Students who have earned 90 or more semester hours, or if the hours earned from the CLEP exam(s) will cause the student to exceed 90 hours, must consult with the Office of the Registrar to request special permission.

CLEP ExaminationsUNCA Equivalency (w/required score)
Note: Equivalencies are subject to change without notice.
Accounting, Financial ACCT 215
American Government Individually evaluated by department
American Literature LIT 324
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature LIT 240
Biology BIOL 123
Business Law, Introductory MGMT Elective
Calculus MATH 191
Chemistry CHEM Elective
Composition, College LANG 120
Composition Modular, College LANG 120
Educational Psychology, Intro to PSYC 319
English Literature LIT Elective
French Language (Levels 1 and 2) Foreign Language Requirement
German Language (Levels 1 and 2) Foreign Language Requirement
History of the U.S. I:Early Colonization to 1877 HIST 101
History of the U.S. II:1865 to Present HIST 102
Human Growth and Development PSYC 214
Information Systems and Computer Applications MGMT Elective
Macroeconomics, Principles of ECON 101
Management, Principles of MGMT 220
Marketing, Principles of MGMT 350
Microeconomics, Principles of ECON 102
Natural Sciences General Elective
Precalculus MATH 167
Psychology, Introductory PSYC 100
Social Sciences and History General Elective
Sociology, Introductory SOC 100
Spanish Language (Levels 1 and 2) Foreign Language Requirement
Western Civilization I:Ancient Near East to 1648 HUM 124 or HIST Elective
Western Civilization II:1648 to present HUM 214 or HIST Elective

Last edited by ashope@unca.edu on May 23, 2014

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