Credit may be awarded in certain subject matter areas on the basis of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Subject Examinations. However, credit will not be awarded on the basis of CLEP General Examinations. A maximum of thirty semester hours of credit by examination will be accepted toward the degree.


For more information on CLEP Examinations, including specific information on knowledge and skills required and study resources, visit the College Board website at www.collegeboard.com/testing


Current CLEP Equivalencies: 

Accounting/Business/Finance

SUBJECT EXAMEQUIVALENT COURSESSEMESTER HOURS
Accounting, Principles ofACCT 1010/10206
Business Law, IntroductionBSAD 30303
Info. Sys. & Comp. Appl.CPSC 1005 (BSAD 1005)3
Management, Principles ofBSAD 20603
Marketing, Principles ofMRKT 20503



Composition/Literature

SUBJECT EXAMEQUIVALENT COURSESSEMESTER HOURS
American Literature*ENGL 3160/31706
Anal. & Interpret. LiteratureENGL 10203
College Composition Modular*ENGL 10103
English LiteratureENGL 2070/20806
HumanitiesXFER 1*** (Free Elective)3

*Exam must include essay component (sent to Xavier by CLEP for scoring) for credit consideration.


Foreign Language

SUBJECT EXAM           EQUIVALENT COURSESSEMESTER HOURS
French, Level 1 or 2FREN 1010/10206
German, Level 1 or 2GERM 1010/10206
Spanish, Level 1 or 2SPAN 1010/10206



History/Social Sciences

SUBJECT EXAMEQUIVALENT COURSESSEMESTER HOURS
American GovernmentPSCI 10203
History of U.S. I to 1877HIST 20103
History of U.S. II from 1865HIST 20203
Educational PsychologyEDUC 3040 (PSYC 3040)3
Psychology, IntroductoryPSYC 10103
Human Growth & DevelopmentPSYC 3020 (EDUC 3020)3
Macroeconomics, Principles ofECON 20203
Microeconomics, Principles ofECON 20103
Sociology, IntroductorySOCI 10103
Social Sciences & HistoryXFER 1*** (Free Elective)3
Western Civilization I to 1648HIST 1*** (Free Elective)3
Western Civilization II from 1648HIST 1*** (Free Elective)3


Mathematics/ Sciences

SUBJECT EXAMEQUIVALENT COURSESSEMESTER HOURS
College AlgebraMATH 11053
PrecalculusMATH 10304
BiologyBIOL 1030/1040 (non-science majors4
ChemistryCHEM 1010/10206
CalculusMATH 10704
College MathematicsMATH 10103
Natural SciencesXFER 1*** (Free Elective)3





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