VCU CLEP equivalency 

Passing scores on the CLEP exam equivalent to credit in these VCU courses:

 

VCU equivalent

Credit awarded

Passing score

Foreign languages

Elementary French –

two semesters

FREN 101, 102

8

50

Elementary and Intermediate French – four semesters

FREN 101, 102, 201, 202

14

59

Elementary German –

two semesters

GRMN 101, 102

8

50

Elementary and Intermediate German – four semesters

GRMN 101, 102, 201, 202

14

63

Elementary Spanish –
two semesters

SPAN 101, 102

8

50

Elementary and Intermediate Spanish – four semesters

SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202

14

66

Social sciences and history

U.S. Government

POLI 103

3

50

Educational Psychology

PSYC 305/EDUS 305

3

50

Survey of American History

HIST 103

3

50

Survey of American History

HIST 104

3

50

Human Development and Learning**

EDUS 301

3

50

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 101

3

50

Introduction to Sociology

SOCY 101

3

50

Survey of European History

HIST 101

3

50

Survey of European History

HIST 102

3

50

Science and mathematics

Algebra with Applications

MATH 141

3

50

Calculus with Analytic Geometry

MATH 200

3

50

General Chemistry

CHEM 101, 102

6

50

Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics

MATH 131

3

50

Precalculus Mathematics

MATH 151

3

50

Biological Concepts

BIOL 101 or 151

3

50

Introduction to Biological Sciences

BIOL 151/152

6

70

Business

Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 203

3

50

Business Information Systems

INFO 360

3

50

Introduction to Business Law

MGMT 323

3

50

Marketing Principles

MKTG 301

3

50

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 210

3

50

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 211

3

50

English

College Composition

UNIV 111

3

50

General regulations, equivalency list and optional essay requirements are subject to change as review of curriculum necessitates. Credit is awarded on the general examinations based on the recommendations of the Commission on Educational Credit and Credentials of the American Council on Education.

**Psychology and education majors should consult with their adviser before registering for this exam.

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