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CLEP

Accepted CLEP Examinations

If you are an SXU student, you cannot receive credit for a CLEP exam if you are currently enrolled in that course or have already taken (or transferred in) its equivalent course. Additionally, you may not use CLEP to replace a failing grade or to repeat a class you dropped and received a W or W7 in.

The following is a list of exams accepted by Saint Xavier University and their course equivalencies.

Business

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
Financial Accounting 3 ACCT 210 50
Introduction to Business Law 3 ACCT 220 50
Information Sys/Computer Applications 3 BANA 250 50
Macroeconomics 3 ECON 200 50
Microeconomics 3 ECON 201 50
Principles of Management 3 MGMT 300 50
Principles of Marketing 3 MKTG 300 50

Composition, Literature and Humanities

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
Analysis/Interp. of Literature 3 ENGL 154 50
American Literature 6 ENGL 203-4 50
English Literature 6 ENGL 201-2 50
Humanities 6 Humanities 101-2 50

Education

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
Educational Psychology 3 EDU 202 50

Foreign Languages

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
Please note that if you are currently in a foreign language class, you will not receive CLEP credit for prerequisite courses once the final grade is in for that class. e.g. You will not receive credit for SPAN 101-103 if you have received a grade for SPAN 104.
College French 6 FRNCH 101-2 50
College French 12 FRNCH 101-4 63
College German 6 German 101-2 50
College German 12 German 101-4 63
College Spanish 6 SPAN 101-2 50
College Spanish 12 SPAN 101-4 63

History

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
History of the U.S. I 3 HIST 103 50
History of the U.S. II 3 HIST 104 50
Western Civilization I 3 HIST 188 50
Western Civilization II 3 HIST 188 50

Math

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
Calculus w/ Functions 4 MATH 201 50
College Algebra 3 MATH 112 50
College Mathematics 3 MATH 188 50
(No credit granted for the combined college algebra/trigonometry exam)

Natural Sciences

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
General Biology 3 BIOL 101 50
General Chemistry 3 CHEM 100 50
Natural Sciences 3 Natural Science 101 50

Social Sciences

Hours Granted SXU Equivalent Score Required
American Government 3 POLSC 101 50
Human Growth and Development 3 PSYCH 199 or 200 50
Introductory Psychology 3 PSYCH 101 50
Social Sciences/History 6 SOCSC 201-2 50
Introductory Sociology 3 SOC 101 50