CLEP Exams

Academics Services administers CLEP (College Level Examination Program) tests. Students who pass CLEP exams in courses which have Methodist University equivalents will be given college credit. Students are required to make an appointment well in advance. A fee of $116 must be paid to the Business Office prior to taking the CLEP and a fee of $75, payable to the Educational Testing Service, will be required at the time of testing. Payment methods for ETS must be check, money order, or credit card.

The following CLEP exams are administered at Methodist University:

Test Min. Score Course Credit SH
Accounting, Principles of 50 ACC 2510 Financial Accounting 3
Marketing, Principles of 50 MKT 2510 Principles of Marketing 3
Composition and Literature
American Literature 50 ENG 2210/2220 Survey of American Literature 6
College Composition Modular with Essay 50 ENG 1000/1010 Skills Development/Composition 6
English Literature 50 ENG 2110/2120 Survey of English Literature 6

Foreign Languages

French Language Level I 50 FRE 1010/1020 Elementary French 6
French Language Level II 59 FRE 1010/1020 Elementary French
FRE 2010/2020 Intermediate French
German Language Level I 50 GER 1010/1020 Elementary German 6
German Language Level II 60 GER 1010/1020 Elementary German
GER 2010/2020 Intermediate German
Spanish Language Level I 50 SPA1010/1020 Elementary Spanish 6
Spanish Language Level II 63 SPA1010/1020 Elementary Spanish
SPA 2010/2020 Intermediate Spanish

History and Social Sciences

American Government 50 PSC 1510 American Government 3
History of US I 50 HIS 2010 United States History I 3
History of US II 50 HIS 2020 United States History II 3
Macroeconomics, Principles of 50 ECO 2610 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Microeconomics, Principles of 50 ECO 2620 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Psychology, Introductory 50 PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
Sociology, Introductory 50 SOC 1510 Principles of Sociology 3
Sociology, Human Growth and Development 50 PSY 2040 Lifespan Human Development 3

Science and Mathematics

Biology 50 SCI 1420 Biological Science 3
Calculus 50 MAT 2310/2320 Calculus I, II 6
Chemistry 50 CHE 1510/CHE 1520 General Chemistry I, II 8
College Algebra 50 MAT 1050 College Algebra 3
College Algebra-Trigonometry 50 MAT 1050 College Algebra 3
Natural Sciences 50 SCI 1420 Biological Science
SCI 1430 Physical Science
Pre-Calculus 50 MAT 1130 Pre-Calculus I 3
updated July 2016


The following DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-traditional Education Support) exams are accepted at Methodist University; however, DANTES exams are not administered through the Methodist University Testing Center.

Test Min. Score Course Credit SH
Fundamentals of College Algebra 47 MAT1050 College Algebra 3
Principles of Statistics 48/400 MAT 2200 Applied Statistics 3
Social Science
Art of the Western World 48 ARH 1510 Language of Art 3
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union 45 HIS 4110 Modern Russia 3
The Civil War and Reconstruction 47 HIS 3600 American Civil War and Reconstruction 3
Lifespan Developmental Psychology 46 EDU 2000 Human Growth and Development 3
General Anthropology 47 SOC 2560 Cultural Anthropology 3
Criminal Justice 49/400 JUS 2410 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
Principles of Financial Accounting 47 ACC 2510 Principles of Accounting 3
Principles of Finance 46 BUS 3000 Personal Finance 3
Business Ethics and Society 400 BUS 3200 Business Ethics 3
Business Law II 44 BUS 3530 Business Law II 3
Introduction to Business 46/400 BUS 2000 Introduction to Business 1
Money and Banking 48 ECO 3110 Money, Banking, and Fiancial Markets 3
Management Information Systems 46/400 BUS 3100 Management Information Systems 3

Physical Science

Astronomy 48 SCI 1410 Earth Science 3
Principles of Physical Science I 47 SCI 1430 Physical Science 3
Physical Geology 46 SCI 1410 Earth Science 3


Principles of Public Speaking 47 OCL 1510 Speech Communication 3
Ethics in America 46 PHI EL Ethics in America 3
Introduction to World Religions 48 REL 1500 Eastern Religious Traditions 3
updated June 2017

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