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CLEP

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) provides an alternate way to earn college credit — through standardized national exams that assess the knowledge and skills taught in college-level courses. There are more than 30 CLEP exams available and they are regularly administered at local sites.

If you take a CLEP exam, request that official scores be sent to:

University of Saint Francis: Institution Code 1693

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Exam Subjects, USF Course Equivalents, Credits Earned, & Scores

Subject Examinations USF Equivalent Credits Score
History and Social Science
American Government POLI 102: American Government and Politics 3 50
History of the United States I HIST 105: U.S. History I 3 50
History of the United States II HIST 106: U.S. History II 3 50
Introduction of Educational Psychology Elective 3 50
Introductory Psychology PSYC 121: General Psychology 3 50
Hum Growth/Development PSYC 232: Human Growth/Development 3 50
Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 207: Macroeconomic Theory 3 50
Principles of Microeconomics ECON 208: Microeconomic Theory 3 50
Introductory Sociology SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology 3 50
Social Sciences and History Elective 6 50
Western Civilization I Elective 3 50
Western Civilization II Elective 3 50
Foreign Languages
French Language–Level 1 FREN 131/132: Elementary French I/II 6 50
French Language–Level 2 FREN 131/132: Elementary French I/II; 231: Intermediate French I 9 59
German Language–Level 1 GERM 141/142: Elementary German I/II 6 50
German Language–Level 2 GERM 141/142: Elementary German I/II; 241: Intermediate German I 9 60
Spanish Language–Level 1 SPAN 171/172: Elementary Spanish I/II 6 50
Spanish Language–Level 2 SPAN 171/172/173: Elementary Spanish I/II/III 9 63
Composition and Literature
American Literature ENGL 241: American Literature to 1865 3 50
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature ENGL 153: Introduction to Literature 3 50
College Composition ENGL 101: English Composition I

ENGL 104: Rhetoric of Inquiry

6 50
English Literature ENGL 251: British Literature to 1785 3 50
Humanities Elective 3 50
Science and Mathematics
Calculus MATH 223: Calculus I 4 50
Chemistry CHEM 121: Introductory Chemistry 3 50-64
CHEM 141: Principles of Chemistry I 4 65-69
CHEM 141/142: Principles of Chemistry I & II 8 70+
College Mathematics MATH 130: Foundations of Mathematics 6 50
College Algebra MATH 131: College Algebra 3 50
Precalculus MATH 133: Algebra and Trigonometry 3 50
Natural Sciences Elective 6 50
Business
Principles of Management MGMT 230: Principles of Management 3 50
Financial Accounting ACCT 106: Intro to Financial Accounting 3 50
Information Systems CSCI 102: Intro to Computer Systems 3 50
Introductory Business Law BUS 270: Business Law 3 50
Principles of Marketing MKT 281: Introductory to Marketing 3 50

Excelsior College Examinations

Excelsior provides the learner the opportunity to demonstrate college-level learning by taking nationally standardized examinations that assess the knowledge and skills taught in college-level courses. You must register for exams through Excelsior, but they are administered at an independent testing site throughout the year.

If you take an Excelsior exam, request that official scores be sent to:

University of Saint Francis: Institution Code 1693

If the score is acceptable, the appropriate college credit will be awarded.

Subject Examinations USF Equivalent Credits Score
Arts and Sciences:
English Composition ENGL 101/102: English Composition I/II 6 C
Ethics: Theory and Practice PHIL 323: Ethics 3 C
Abnormal Psychology PSYC 325: Abnormal Psychology 3 C
American Dream Elective 6 C
Lifespan Developmental Psychology PSYC 232: Human Growth Development 3 C
Research Methods in Psychology PSYC 251: Research Methods in Psychology 3 C
Social Psychology PSYC 441: Social Psychology 3 C
Introduction to Music MUSC 131: Music Appreciation 3 C
Business:
Human Resource Management BUS 233: Human Resource Management 3 C
Labor Relations BUS 330: Labor Relations 3 C
Organizational Behavior BUS 433: Organizational Dynamics 3 C