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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

University Policy:

The University of Montana-Missoula awards college credit to undergraduate degree students on the basis of official score reports from the College Level Examination Program of the College Board. Official score reports may be obtained from CLEP Transcript Service, PO Box 6600, Princeton, NJ 08541-6600.

This policy was developed in consultation with academic departments at The University of Montana-Missoula. Credits awarded are assigned the grade of CR* (Credit). Exams that do not meet the minimum score are not posted on the University of Montana transcript. Duplicate credit will be allowed only in accordance with course descriptions in The University of Montana-Missoula catalog.

Registration:

CLEP exams are offered on computer only and space is limited at times. You may register by contacting the University of Montana’s Testing Services at 406-243-2175 to schedule an appointment.

Cost:

The cost to purchase a CLEP exam is currently $80. Testing Services charges a $25 proctoring fee for each exam.

Where/When:

The University of Montana, Lommasson Center Suite154, Testing Services.

Monday –Friday,

Saturday, 8:00am – 12:30 pm *Fall & Spring Semesters Only*

Important Information:

  • Candidates must bring a valid state-issue I.D.
  • Candidates may not repeat a CLEP exam of the same title within six months. Scores of exams repeated earlier than six months will be canceled and test fees forfeited.
  • Candidates are encouraged to prepare for their CLEP exam. You may find useful study materials and further information regarding CLEP exams at: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html

CLEP EXAMINATION                                                           

MINIMUM SCORE

SEMESTER CREDIT

GEN ED*

General Examinations

 

 

 

College Composition with Essay

50

6

WRIT 101

English Comp without Essay

50

6

NONE

Humanities

50

6

L

Mathematics, College

50

6

M

Natural Sciences

50

6

N - no lab

Social Sciences & History

50

3

3

H = 3 credits

S = 3 credits

American Government

50

3

SY

American Literature

50

6

LY

Analyzing & Interpreting Literature

50

6

L

Biology, General

50

6

N – no lab

Business Law, Introduction to

50

3

NONE

Calculus

50

3

M

Chemistry, General

50

6

N – no lab

College Algebra

50

3

M

College French, Level 1

College French, Level 2

50

59

6

12

 

     FL

FL

College German, Level 1

College German, Level 2

50

63

6

12

 

FL

FL

 

College Spanish, Level 1

College Spanish, Level 2

50

63

6

12

 

FL

FL

 

Educational Psychology, Intro

50

3

NONE

English Literature

50

6

L

Financial Accounting

50

6

NONE

United States  History I: Early Colonizations to 1877

50

3

HY

United States History II: 1865 to Present

50

3

HY

Human Growth & Development

50

3

S

Information Systems & Computer Applications

50

3

NONE

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

S

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

S

Principles of Marketing

50

3

NONE

Principles of Management

50

3

S

Introduction to Sociology

50

3

S

Introduction to Psychology

50

3

S

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

50

3

HY

Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present

50

3

HY

*GENERAL EDUCATION NOTATIONS

A= Expressive Arts                                                                          L= Literary & Artistic Studies
WRIT 101= Composition                                                                 H= Historical & Cultural Studies
M= Math                                                                                            N= Natural Sciences –no lab
FL= Modern & Classical Languages                                              S= Social Sciences
Y= American & European  Perspectives                                       X= Indigenous & Global Perspectives