College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Excelsior College Examinations, and DANTES Subject Standard Test (DSST)

A student may earn college credit by earning the ACE-recommended score or higher (minimum 'C' (2.0) level of proficiency) on any examination offered through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) of the Educational Testing Service. The Excelsior College Examination Program (formerly Regents PEP), or the DANTES Subject Standard Test (DSST). A student may earn 3 to 12 units (depending upon the specific test) for each examination passed with a satisfactory score. A maximum of 45 units may be earned from a combination of CLEP (lower division units), Excelsior College examinations, and DSST examinations (lower or upper division units). Students must submit an official CLEP, Excelsior College, or DSST transcript to the Registrar's Office to receive credit. Prior Learning Assessment exams do not apply to the 30-unit residency requirement, but do count as residency units after the first 30 units of residency have been met. See the Transfer Credit Policies section of this catalog.