UNC Charlotte recognizes credits for CLEP exams as shown below.
Credits granted for CLEP exams are shown as transfer hours on the student's transcript and are included in the hours completed toward a degree. An official CLEP test result is required to award CLEP credit.
Note: UNC Charlotte does not administer the CLEP testing program. Students interested in taking CLEP exams should contact CLEP Test Administration at Central Piedmont Community College, 704-330-6886.
For more information about CLEP and to request CLEP exam results, visit College Board.
The General Examinations
|CLEP AREA EXAMINATION||UNC CHARLOTTE REQUIRED SCORE||CREDIT GRANTED||EQUIVALENT COURSES|
|College Mathematics||---||0||No Credit Awarded|
|College Composition||500||3||UWRT Elective Credit|
|Natural Science||450||8||Natural Science|
|Social Science||460||6||Social Science|
The Subject Examinations
|CLEP EXAMINATION||UNC CHARLOTTE REQUIRED SCORE||CREDIT GRANTED||EQUIVALENT COURSES|
|COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE|
|American Literature*||50||3||Elective, LBST2212 Literature and Culture|
|Analyzing and Interpreting Literature*||50||3||Elective, LBST2212 Literature and Culture|
|College Composition Modular||No Credit Awarded|
|College Composition||50||3||TRNF Elective Credit|
|English Literature*||50||3||Elective, LBST2212 Literature and Culture|
|Humanities||No Credit Awarded|
|SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS|
|Biology||50||6||BIOL1110, 1115 no labs|
|Chemistry||50||6||CHEM1251, 1252 no labs|
|Calculus with Elementary Functions||50||3||MATH1241|
|College Mathematics||No Credit Awarded|
|French, Level 1||50||6||FREN1201, 1202|
|French, Level 2||52||12||FREN1201, 1202, 2201. 2202|
|German, Level 1||50||6||GERM1201, 1202|
|German, Level 2||63||12||GERM1201, 1202, 2201, 2202|
|Spanish, Level 1||50||6||SPAN1201, 1202|
|Spanish, Level 2||54||12||SPAN1201, 1202, 2201, 2202|
|Spanish with Writing, Level 1||50||6||SPAN 1201, 1202|
|Spanish with Writing, Level 2||65||12||SPAN 1201, 1202, 2201, 2202|
|HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES|
|Educational Psychology||50||3||PSYC Elective|
|Human Growth and Development||50||3||Elective, LBST2214|
|Social Sciences and History||No Credit Awarded|
|U.S. History I, Colonization to 1877***||50||3||HIST1160, LBST2101|
|U.S. History II, 1865 to the Present***||50||3||HIST1161, LBST2101|
|West. Civilization I, Ancient to 1648***||50||3||HIST1120, LBST2101|
|West. Civilization II, 1648 t0 the Present***||50||3||HIST1121, LBST2101|
|Accounting, Principles of||60||3||ACCT2121|
|Business Law, Introductory||60||3||BLAW3150|
|Information Systems and Computer Applications****||No Credit Awarded|
|Management, Principles of||60||3||MGMT3140|
|Marketing, Principles of||60||3||MKTG3110|
* A maximum of six hours in Literature elective will be granted
*** A maximum of nine hours in UNC Charlotte History credit will be granted
**** Credit may be earned through a departmental exam, please visit this page for additional info.
++ Credit may be awarded only for Biology majors
- Credits listed above are possible for students taking the computer-based CLEP test after July 1, 2001. If you took a CLEP exam prior to July 2001, please contact the Admissions office to determine if transfer credits are possible.
- CLEP credit will be awarded according to the UNC Charlotte policy in place at the time of evaluation.
- CLEP credit(s) presented as part of an A A. or A.S. degree are accepted as part of the degree and are NOT subject to reevaluation.
- The amount of CLEP credit awarded, applicable to a specific degree program, is determined by the department offering the program.
More informatin about CLEP and residency requirements is available in the university catalog.