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CLEP, AP, and DSST Exam Credit

Credit for CLEP, AP, and DSST Exams

Brookdale may award credit based on the recommendations of ACE for successful scores on the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Advance Placement (AP), and DSST Exams.

CLEP Exam Equivalencies

For information on taking a CLEP exam contact the Testing Center on the Lincroft campus.

As of 2010, the following tests have been discontinued:
Freshmen College Composition
English Composition
English Composition with Essay

Two new tests have been introduced:
College Composition
College Composition Modular (optional essay is available for this examination. Please check with your school to see if an essay is required.)

At this time Brookdale does not offer credit for the College Composition CLEP test. Students wishing to earn College Composition credit must take the College Composition Modular test, earn a score of 60 or higher and sit for an additional essay. Please see the Testing Center staff more details.

Course Title Brookdale Course Credits  Min. Score
American Government POLI-105 3

50

American History I HIST-135 3 50
American History II HIST-136 3 50
American Literature* ENGL-245 and ENGL-246 6 50
Analysis & Interp of Lit English Elective 6 50
Biology General Science Credit 6 50
Business Law BUSI-221 3 50
Calculus General Mathematics Credit 6 50
College Algebra MATH-151 4 50
College Composition Modular**  ENGL-121** 3 50
College French FRCH-101 and FRCH-102 8 50
College French FRCH-203 and FRCH-204 6 59
College German GRMN-101 and GRMN-102 8 50
College German GRMN-203 and GRMN-204 6 60
College Spanish SPAN-101 and SPAN-102 8 50
College Spanish SPAN-203 and SPAN-204 6 63
English Comp (discontinued as of 6/30/10) ENGL-121 3 50
English Comp with Essay (discontinued as of 6/30/10) ENGL-121 and ENGL-122 6 50
English Literature* ENGL-158 and General Humanities Credit 6 50
Financial Accounting ACCT-101 3 50
Freshman English* (discontinued as of 6/30/10) ENGL-121 and ENGL-122 6 50
General Chemistry General Science Credit 6 50
Human Growth & Dev PSYC-208 3 50
Humanities Humanities Electives 6 50
Info Systems & Comp Appli Computer Science Electives 3 50
Intro to Educational Psych PSYC-218 3 50
Intro to Psychology PSYC-106 3 50
Macroeconomics ECON-105 3 50
Mathematics General Mathematics Credit 6 50
Microeconomics ECON-106 3 50
Natural Sciences General Science Credit 6 50
Precalculus General Mathematics Credit 3 50
Principles of Management BUSI-205 3 50
Principles of Marketing MRKT-101 3 50
Principles of Sociology SOCI-101 3 50
Social Science & History General Social Science Credit, History Electives 6 50
Western Civilization I HIST-105 3 50
Western Civilization II HIST-106 3 50

*The optional essay must be completed if students wish to receive full credit for these tests

**Student must pass the CLEP test with a score of 60 to be eligbile to sit for the required essay. Determination if credit will be awarded will be determined by the required esssay. Please contact the Testing Center for more details.

To request an official copy of a CLEP score contact College Board by calling (609) 771-7865 or visit  www.collegeboard.org


AP Exam Equivalencies

AP exams are taken by high school students prior to graduation. Brookdale will grant credit for scores of 3 or higher on these subject tests.

Title
Brookdale Course
Credits
Minimum Score
Art History
Art History Electives

6

3

Biology
BIOL-101 and Biology Elective Credit

8

3

Calculus AB
MATH-171

4

3

Calculus BC
MATH-171 and MATH-172

8

3

Chemistry
CHEM-101 and Chemistry Elective Credit

8

3

Chinese Language and Culture CHNS-101 and Chinese Elective Credit           6                        3
Comp Government & Politics
POLI-227

3

3

Computer Science A
Computer Science Elective

6

3

English Language/Comp
ENGL-121, ENGL-122

6

3

English Literature/Comp
English Elective

6

3

Environmental Science
ENVR-105

3

3

European History
History Elective

6

3

French Language
FRCH-101, FRCH-102

8

3

German Language
GRMN-101 and German Elective Credit

6

3

Human Geography
HGEO-105

3

3

Italian Language
ITAL-101, ITAL 102

8

3

Japanese Language and Culture
JPNS-101 and Japanese Elective Credit

6

3

Latin: Virgil
General Humanities Credit

6

3

Macroeconomics
ECON-105

3

3

Microeconomics
ECON-106

3

3

Music Theory
Music Elective

6

3

Physics B
PHYS-111, PHYS-112

8

3

Physics C/Elec & Magnetism
PHYS-121

4

3

Physics C/Mechanics
PHYS-121

4

3

Psychology
PSYC-105 or PSYC-106 (depending on student’s major)

3

3

Spanish Language
SPAN-101, SPAN-102

8

3

Spanish Literature
SPAN-204, SPAN-207, SPAN-215

9

3

Statistics
MATH-131

4

3

Studio Art:2-D Design
ARTS-121

3

3

Studio Art: 3-D Design
ARTS-123

3

3

Studio Art: Drawing
ARTS-111

3

3

U.S. Government & Politics
POLI-105

3

3

U.S. History
HIST-135, HIST-136

6

3

World History
HIST-105, HIST-106

6

3

DSST Exams

For more information on taking a DSST exam contact the Testing Center.

DSST Exam Title Brookdale Course Credits

Minimum Score

A History of the Vietnam War HIST-116

3

49

Art of the Western World General Humanities Credit

3

48

Astronomy PHYS-106

3

48

Business Ethics and Society No Credit Granted

0

N/A

Business Law II BUSI-222

3

44

Business Mathematics General Math Credit

3

48

Civil War and Reconstruction History Elective Credit

3

47

Criminal Justice CRJU-101

3

49 or 400

Drug and Alcohol Abuse/Substance Abuse Health Science Elective Credit

3

49 or 400

Environment and Humanity Interdisciplinary Elective Credit

3

46

Ethics in America* General Humanities Credit

3

46 or 400

Foundations of Education EDUC-105

3

46

Fundamentals of College Algebra General Math Credit

3

47 or 400

Fundamentals of Counseling PSYC-215

3

45

General Anthropology General Social Science Credit

3

47

Here’s to Your Health Health Science Elective Credit

3

48 or 400

Human Resource Management BUSI-231

3

46

Human/Cultural Geography HGEO-105

3

48

Introduction to Business BUSI-105

3

46

Introduction to Computing COMP-129

3

45 or 400

Introduction to Law Enforcement Criminal Justice Elective Credit

3

45

Introduction to Modern Middle East HIST-227

3

47

Introduction to World Religions PHIL-225

3

48 or 400

Lifespan Developmental Psychology PSYC-208

3

46 or 400

Management Info Systems General Technology Credit

3

46

Money and Banking No Credit Granted

0

N/A

Organizational Behavior Business Elective Credit

3

48

Personal Finance Business Elective Credit

3

46 or 400

Physical Geology GEOL-101

4

46

Principles of Finance Business Elective Credit

3

46

Principles of Financial Accounting ACCT-101

3

47

Principles of Physical Science General Science Credit

3

47

Principles of Public Speaking No Credit Granted

0

N/A

Principles of Statistics MATH-131

4

48 or 400

Principles of Supervision BUSI-206

3

46

Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union History Elective Credit

3

45

Technical Writing* ENGL-225

3

46

Western Europe Since 1945 History Elective Credit

3

45 

 

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