The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
    University of Colorado Denver
   
 
  Dec 10, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer of College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit


College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Credit award and course equivalency information listed in this table applies only to degree programs completed entirely at the Denver Campus. Health programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus have different credit award and prerequisite policies; visit www.ucdenver.edu/academics and/or contact the program office directly for additional information. 

This chart represents credit awarded for exams taken during the 2015-2016 catalog year. For exams taken in prior or future catalog years, consult those academic catalogs for exam equivalency information.

CLEP Examination Title* Credit Hours Awarded CU Denver Equivalent Course
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) w/50th percentile minimum score:  
Composition and Literature
American Literature 6 ENGL 1999AE** (6 hours)
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 3 ENGL 1999AE** (6 hours)
College Composition 3 ENGL 1020
English Literature 6 ENGL 1999AE** (6 hours)
Science and Mathematics
Algebra - College 3 MATH 1110
Trigonometry 3 MATH 1120
Precalculus 4 MATH 1130
Calculus 4 MATH 1401
Biology (See Note 1) 6 BIOL 2051, BIOL 2061
Chemistry (See Note 1) 6 CHEM 2031, CHEM 2061
Social Science and History
American Government 3 PSCI 1101
History of U.S. I 3 HIST 1361
History of U.S. II 3 HIST 1362
Macroeconomics, Principles of 3 ECON 2012
Microeconomics, Principles of 3 ECON 2022
Psychology, Introductory 3 PSYC 1000
Sociology, Introductory 3 SOCY 1001
Western Civilization I 3 HIST 1211
Western Civilization II 3 HIST 1212
Business
Financial Accounting 3 ACCT 2200
Information Systems and Computer Applications 3 ISMG 1999AE** (3 hours)
Modern Languages
French Credit hours awarded w/50 to 64th percentile minimum score: 6 FREN 1999AE** (6 hours)
  Credit hours awarded w/65th + percentile minimum score: 12 FREN 2003, FREN 2004, FREN 1999AE** (6 hours)
German Credit hours awarded w/50 to 64th percentile minimum score: 6 GRMN 1999AE** (6 hours)
  Credit hours awarded w/65th + percentile minimum score: 12 GRMN 2110, GRMN 2150, GRMN 1999AE** (6 hours)
Spanish Credit hours awarded w/50 to 64th percentile minimum score: 6 SPAN 1999AE** (6 hours)
  Credit hours awarded w/65th + percentile minimum score: 12 SPAN 2110, SPAN 2120, SPAN 1999AE** (6 hours)

 Note 1: Students may take the corresponding CU Denver laboratory course to meet a lab science core curriculum or major requirement. See the academic department for additional information.

*Duplicate credit for exams and/or college courses with similar content is not awarded.

**1999AE courses apply as generic credit in the department of the exam subject area.

CU Denver School Code:
4875


Send Official Score Reports To:
CU Denver Office of Admissions
Campus Box 167
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364


Official Score Reports And Information May Be Obtained By Contacting:
The College Board
CLEP Services
P.O. Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600
800-257-9558


www.collegeboard.com