CLEP Equivalencies

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a nationally recognized standardized testing program through which university credit may be earned or course proficiency verified. A maximum of 32 semester credits may be earned at George Fox University through examination or other non-classroom credit procedures. This includes all alternative credit opportunities.

CLEP General Examinations

Testing through the CLEP general examinations is designed to verify competency in general education. These examinations are to be taken prior to the completion of the first semester of enrollment as a freshman at George Fox University, and may not be taken if student has already completed course or is registered past the add/drop deadline in an equivalent course.
CLEP General Examination Min. Score George Fox Course(s) Fulfilled Credits Awarded
Humanities 56 MUSI 120
ARTS 217
LITR 285
World of Music
Art History Survey from 1450
Selected Literary Topics
2
3
3
College Composition 63 WRIT 110* College Writing* 3
College Mathematics 62 MATH 150 World of Math 3
Natural Sciences 62 BIOL 211
PHYS 285
General Biology
Selected Physical Science Topics
4
4
Social Sciences and History
(*If taken prior to September 18th, 2016)
62 SOCI 150
ECON 201
HIST 151
Principles of Sociology
Principles of Microeconomics
US History to 1865
3
3
3
Social Sciences and History
(*If taken after September 18th, 2016)
62 ECON 201
HIST HSLD
Principles of Microeconomics
History Lower Division Transfer
3
3

CLEP Subject Examinations

Testing through the CLEP subject examinations provides verification of competency in selected academic fields. These may be taken at any time (unless concurrently enrolled past the add/drop deadline in or have already taken an equivalent course) and assume competency has been gained in non-classroom settings.
CLEP Subject Examinations Min. Score George Fox Course(s) Fulfilled Credits Awarded
English Writing and Literature
American Literature
(essay optional - additional $10 fee & 3 weeks advance notice required)
58 LITR 220 Great American Writers 3
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
(essay optional - additional $10 fee & 3 weeks advance notice required)
60 LITR 100 Introduction to Literature 3
English Literature
(essay optional - additional $10 fee & 3 weeks advance notice required)
62 LITR 270 Great British Writers 3
College Composition Modular
(essay required - additional $10 fee & 3 weeks advance notice required)
59 WRIT 110* College Writing* 3
Foreign Languages
French Language (Score Level 1)
4 credits awarded with a score of 59-67
64 FREN 102 First-Year French 4
French Language (Score Level 2)
8 credits awarded with a score of 68 or above (Score level 1 does not apply)
69 FREN 201
FREN 202

Second-Year French
Second-Year French

4
4
German Language (Score Level 1)
4 credits awarded with a score of 59-66
59

GRMN 102

First-Year German

4

German Language (Score Level 2)
8 credits awarded with a score of 68 or above (Score level 1 does not apply)
68 GRMN 201
GRMN 202
Second-Year German
Second-Year German
4
4
Spanish Language (Score Level 1)
4 credits awarded with a score of 56-67
56 SPAN 102 First-Year Spanish 4
Spanish Language (Score Level 2)
8 credits awarded with a score of 68 or above (Score level 1 does not apply)
68 SPAN 201
SPAN 202
Second-Year Spanish
Second-Year Spanish
4
4
Science and Mathematics
Biology 57 BIOL 211
BIOL 212
General Biology
General Biology
4
4
Chemistry 63 CHEM 211
CHEM 212
General Chemistry
General Chemistry
4
4
College Algebra 63 MATH 180 College Algebra 3
Precalculus 61 MATH 190 Precalculus Mathematics 4
Calculus 61 MATH 201
MATH 202
Calculus I
Calculus II
4
4
Information Systems 59 CSIS 285 Selected Topics 3
Business and Economics
Financial Accounting 65 ACCT 271 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
Principles of Management 56 MGMT 260 Management 3
Principles of Marketing 65 MKTG 260 Marketing 3
Introductory Business Law 60 BUSN 360 Business Law 3
Principles of Microeconomics 64 ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 62 ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
History and Government
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 57 HIST 110 Western Civilization to 1648 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 56 HIST 120 Western Civilization from 1648 3
History of the United States I: Early Colonizations to 1877 56 HIST 151 US History to 1865 3
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present 57 HIST 152 US History from 1865 3
American Government 63 PSCI 190 American Government 3
Psychology and Sociology
Introductory Psychology 59 PSYC 150 General Psychology 3
Educational Psychology 62 PSYC 285 Selected Topics 3
Human Growth and Development 63 PSYC 285 Selected Topics (course can apply towards major requirements where PSYC 310 is required) 3
Introductory Sociology 59 SOCI 150 Principles of Sociology 3

*Does not meet the General Education: Writing Portfolio requirement.