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California State University, Long Beach
2013-2014 CSULB University Catalog

Academic Credit and Regulations

CLEP Credit Chart

In addition to the Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Examinations, California State University, Long Beach grants unit credit to those students who pass the following examinations that have been approved for credit by the CSU system: the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) examinations in certain subjects; and the American Chemical Society Cooperative Examination. (PS 87-04)

Refer to the College Level Examination Program Credit table that follows, for transfer credit awarded.

CLEP Exam

CLEP
Score

Credit

Accounting, Principles of

50

3 units of elective credit

American Literature

50

3 units GE C2a Literature

Analyzing & Interpreting Literature

50

3 units GE C2a Literature

Biology

50

BIOL 200 - 4 units

Business Law, Intro

50

3 units BLAW elective credit

Chemistry

50

3 units GE B1bNL Physical Sciences with Laboratory

Economics:
Macro

Micro

50

50

ECON 100 - 3 units

ECON 101 - 3 units

Educational Psychology, Introduction to

50

3 units elective credit

English Literature

50

3 units GE C2a Literature

Financial Accounting

50

3 units elective credit

French:
Language, Level 1

Language, Level 2

50-58

59-100

FREN 101A - 4 units & FREN 101B - 4 units

FREN 201A - 4 units & FREN 201B - 4 units

German:
Language, Level 1

Language, Level 2

50-59

60-100

GERM 101A - 4 units & GERM 101B - 4 units

GERM 201A - 4 units & GERM 201B - 4 units

History, United States I

50

3 units GE D1a U.S. History

History, United States II

50

3 units GE D1a U.S. History

Human Growth and Development

50

3 units GE area E Lifelong Learning and Self-Development

Humanities

50

3 units GE C3 Other Humanities

Information Systems & Computer Applications

50

3 units elective credit

Management, Principles

50

3 units elective credit

Marketing, Principles of

50

3 units elective credit

Mathematics:
College Mathematics

College Algebra

Precalculus

Calculus

50

50

50

50

MATH 103 - 3 units

MATH 113 - 3 units

MATH 117 - 4 units

MATH 122 - 4 units

Natural Sciences

50

3 units of GE B1aNL Life Science without Laboratory OR 3 units of GE B1bNL Physical Science without Laboratory

Political Science:

American Government

50

POSC 100 - 3 units (does not include California State and local government)

Psychology, Introductory

50

PSY 100 - 3 units

Sociology, Introductory

50

SOC 100 - 3 units

Spanish:
Language, Level I

Language, Level 2

50-62

63-100

SPAN 101B - 4 units & 2 units SPAN electives

SPAN 201A - 4 units & SPAN 201B - 4 units

Western Civilization I

50

3 units GE D2 Social Sciences and Citizenship

Western Civilization II

50

3 units GE D2 Social Sciences and Citizenship

 

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Academic Credit and Regulations