2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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DSST/ DANTES Exam Credit

Beginning January 2019, incoming students may earn university credit by examination in some subject areas in which they have demonstrated college-level proficiency. Interested students may take approved examinations through the DSST/DANTES testing as a part of their Military Service.

Acceptable DSST examinations and credit awards are outlined in the following chart. Original, official DSST score reports must be submitted to the Office of Admissions for credit award consideration.

DSST Exams - gtPathways

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.

Beginning Spring 2019, some exams taken January 1, 2019 and later will receive gtPathways designation.

For exams taken in future catalog years, consult those academic catalogs for exam equivalency information.

Subject Area: Arts

DSST Exam Title Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course gtPathways Category CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) minimum exam score 400
Art of the Western World 3 FINE 1999AE 1 (3 hours) AH1 Arts

Subject Area: Composition

DSST Exam Title Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course gtPathways Category CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) minimum exam score 400
Principles of Advanced English Composition 3 ENGL 1020 CO1 Composition

Subject Area: Mathematics

DSST Exam Title Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course gtPathways Category CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) minimum exam score 400
Math for Liberal Arts 3 MATH 1010 MA1 Mathematics
Fundamentals of College Algebra 3 MATH 1999AE 1 (3 hours) MA1 Mathematics
Principles of Statistics 3 MATH 2830 MA1 Mathematics

Subject Area: History

DSST Exam Title Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course gtPathways Category CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) minimum exam score 400
A History of the Vietnam War 3 HIST 1999AE 1 (3 hours) HI1 Humanities
History of the Soviet Union 3 HIST 1999AE 1 (3 hours) HI1 Humanities or International Perspectives
The Civil War and Reconstruction 3 HIST 1999AE 1 (3 hours) HI1 Humanities

Subject Area: Biological and Physical Sciences

DSST Exam Title Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course gtPathways Category CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) minimum exam score 400
Astronomy 3 PHYS 1999AE 1 (3 hours) SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Environmental Science 3 ENVS 1999AE 1 (3 hours) SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Principles of the Physical Science I 3 PHYS 1999AE 1 (3 hours) SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab

Subject Area: Social Sciences

DSST Exam Title Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course gtPathways Category CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) minimum exam score 400
General Anthropology 3 ANTH 1999AE 1 (3 hours) SS3 Behavioral Sciences
Health and Human Development 3 PSYC 3262 - Lower Division Credit Given SS3 Behavioral Sciences
Human/Cultural Geography 3 GEOG 1999AE SS2 Social Sciences
Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3 PSYC 2205 SS3 Social Sciences
Organizational Behavior 3 PSYC 3145 - Lower Division Credit Given SS3 Behavioral Sciences
Substance Abuse 3 CLAS 1999AE 1 (3 hours) SS3 Behavioral Sciences

Subject Area: Religion and Philosophy

DSST Exam Title Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course gtPathways Category CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) minimum exam score 400
Ethics in America 3 PHIL 1020 AH3 Humanities
Intro to World Religions 3 RLST 1999AE 1 (3 hours) AH3 Humanities

Notes

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

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


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