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CLEP Options

GERMANTOWN STUDENTS (UU Students Only): To register to take a CLEP exam at the Germantown campus, please contact Teresa Hataway at thataway@uu.edu or 901-312-1940.

HENDERSONVILLE STUDENTS (UU Students Only): Register to take a CLEP exam at the Hendersonville campus

JACKSON: Register to take a CLEP exam at the Jackson campus

There are 28 examinations available from CLEP. Each Subject Examination covers material taught in an undergraduate course with a similar title. Each exam is 90 minutes long and is composed of multiple-choice questions to be answered in two separately timed sections. The following is a list of available Subject exams.

CLEP Tests Union Parallel/Substitute Credit
American Government PSC 211 /n/a 3
American Literature** none / ENG Lower level Elective 3
Analysis and Interpretation of Literature none / ENG Lower level Elective 3
Biology BIO 100 / n/a 4
Calculus MAT 211 / n/a 4
Chemistry CHE 111 / n/a 4
College Algebra MAT 111 / n/a 3
College French - Levels 1 and 2* FRE 111-2 / n/a 6
College German - Levels 1 and 2* GER 111-2 / n/a 6
College Spanish - Levels 1 and 2* SPA 111-2 / n/a 6
English Literature** none/ ENG Lower level Elective 3
Financial Accounting ACC 211-2 / n/a 6
Human Growth and Development PSY 324 / n/a 3
Non-Union Students Only
Information Systems and Computer Applications none / CSC Lower level Elective 3
Introduction to Educational Psychology PSY 318 / n/a 3
Introductory Business Law MGT 321/ n/a 3
Introductory Sociology SOC 211/ n/a 3
Marketing, Principles %% MKT 328 / n/a 3
Mathematics, College MAT 101&107 / n/a 6
Natural Sciences
Non-Union Students Only
PreCalculus MAT 116 / n/a 3
Principles of Macroeconomics ECF 211 / n/a 3
Principles of Management ### MGT Elective Lower-Level / n/a 3
Principles of Microeconomics ECF 212 3
Psychology, Introductory PSY 213 / n/a 3
Social Sciences and History
Non-Union Students Only
US History I HIS 211 3
US History II HIS 212 3
Western Civilization I: Ancient New East to 1648 HIS Lower-level 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present HIS Lower-level 3

* Additional hours are awarded to the student with a superior test score which may apply to a Language major/minor upon demonstration of proficiency for admission to 300-level courses.
** American Literature and English Literature can be used to fulfill ENG 201 or ENG 202 as needed
### May not be taken after BSOL 435 or any MGT course
%% May not be taken after earning credit for BSOL 421

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