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CLEP Subject Examinations

College Level Examination Program

MSSU grants credit for satisfactorily completed College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Subject Exams. No credit is given for CLEP General Exams. CLEP exams are administered through MSSU's Advising, Counseling, and Testing Services (ACTS) located in Hearnes Hall.

Missouri Southern students may check out The Official Study Guide for CLEP Examinations from the ACTS office by submitting their college ID card. To purchase a copy, check with the MSSU bookstore, a local bookstore, or phone the College Board Publications at 1-800-323-7155.

Additional information about CLEP tests can be found on the College Board's About CLEP page.

MSSU Credit Awarded on the Basis of the College Level Examination Program

CLEP Subject

Minimum Score

MSSU Course Credit

American Government 50 PSC 120*
American Literature 50 ENG 281 & ENG 282**
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50 ENG 250
Biology 48 BIO 101
Calculus 50 MATH 150
Chemistry 50 CHEM 151 & CHEM 152***
College Algebra 50 MATH 130
College Composition Modular# 50 ENG 101
College Mathematics 50 MATH 125
English Literature 50 ENG 271 & ENG 272**
French Language Level I 50 FREN 101 & FREN 102
French Language Level II 59 FREN 101, FREN 102, FREN 203, & FREN 204
German Language Level I 50 GER 101 & GER 102
German Language Level II 60 GER 101, GER 102, GER 203, & GER 204
History of the US I 50 HIST 110
History of the US II 50 HIST 120
Intro to Educational Psychology 50 PSY 310
Introductory Business Law 50 GB 301
Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 100
Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 110
Precalculus 50 MATH 140
Principles of Accounting 50 ACCT 201
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECON 201
Principles of Management 50 MM 350
Principles of Marketing 50 MM 300
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECON 202
Spanish Language Level I 50 SPAN 101 & SPAN 102
Spanish Language Level II 63 SPAN 101, SPAN 102, SPAN 203, & SPAN 204
Western Civilization I# 50 HIST 130
Western Civilization II# 50 HIST 140

#Essay Required

*Student must complete the Missouri Constitution Exam in order to fulfill State Legislation requirements. Sign up in the Dean of Arts & Sciences office in Hearnes Hall.

**Limit of 3 hours for English Major.

***Student must complete two credit hours of CHEM 190 to receive the laboratory credit for CHEM 151 and CHEM 152. Four credit hours each for CHEM 151 and CHEM 152 will be posted after the completion of CHEM 190.

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