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CLEP Policies and Procedures

Felician University accepts a maximum of 15 CLEP credits toward an Associate degree and a maximum of 30 CLEP credits toward a Bachelor’s degree.  A list of CLEP examinations with course and credit equivalencies accepted by Felician University is provided below.  Students should consult with their advisor(s) and refer to their program requirements before taking a CLEP exam. 

To obtain information about test centers, examination descriptions, practice materials, and to register to take a CLEP examination please go to  Once you have accessed the College Board website click on CLEP where you can locate all of the necessary information to prepare, register, and obtain CLEP scores.

CLEP Examination

Required Score

Amount of Credit Granted

Equivalent Felician University Course

Composition and Literature

American Literature 50 3 ENG102 or ENG202
Analyzing and Interpreting  Literature 50 3 ENG103
College Composition 50 3 ENG101
English Literature 50 3 ENG102 or ENG201
Humanities 50 3 Elective Credit

Foreign Languages

French University Level One 50 6 FREN101 and FREN102
French University Level Two 59 9 FREN101, FREN102, FREN103
Spanish University Level One 50 6 SPAN101 and SPAN102
Spanish University Level Two 63 9 SPAN101, SPAN102, SPAN11

History and Social Sciences

American Government 50 3 PSCI102
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 3 HIST201
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present 50 3 HIST202 or HIST203
Western Civilization I:  Ancient Near East to 1648 50 3 HIST101 or HIST102
Western Civilization II:  1648 to Present 50 3 HIST103 or HIST104
Principles of Economics I  (Micro) 50 3 ECON 220
Principles of Economics II  (Macro) 50 3 ECON 200
Introductory Psychology 50 3 PSYC101
Human Growth and  Development 50 3 PSYC105
Educational Psychology,  Introductory 50 3 PSYC301
Introductory Sociology 50 3 SOC101

Science and Mathematics

Algebra-Trigonometry 50 3 MATH 160
Biology 50 8 BIO103 and BIO104
Chemistry 50 8 CHEM103 and CHEM104
Calculus 50 4 MATH 262

Business and Computer Science

Accounting, Principles of 50 6 ACC100 and ACC220
Business Law, Introductory 50 3 BUS310
Management, Principles of 50 3 MGT100
Marketing, Principles of 50 3 MKT100
Information Systems 50 3 CIS150