CLEP Subjects

The following lists of subject examinations are those, which are accepted at Gateway Community and Technical College. They have been equated with specific courses offered at the college. Credit is awarded on a pass (P) basis, course per course.

The following chart explains scores, hours, and equivalent Gateway Community and Technical College courses: 
 

Examination

 Scale Score for Credit Equivalent Course  Credit Hours
Composition and Literature      
 American Literature 53 or above ENG 251, 252

6

 Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 55 ENG 261, 262 6
 College Composition with Essay 50 ENG 105 3
 English Literature 53 or above ENG 221, 222 6
College Composition Modular 50 ENG 101* 3
Foreign Languages
College Level Spanish 50-54 SPA 102, 201 7
College Level Spanish 55 or above SPA 102, 201, 202 10
College Level German 50-69 GER 201 3
College Level German 70 or above GER 201, 202 6
College Level French 50-69 FR 201 3
College Level French

70 or above

FR 201, 202 6

*Note to Gateway students: NKU will not accept this course as a transfer. This exam should only be an option for students seeking a terminal degree or diploma or students who are willing to take English 102 in addition to passing the CLEP exam for English 101.

 

Examination

 Scale Score for Credit Equivalent Course  Credit Hours
Business      
Financial Accounting 50             ACC 201, 202 6
History and Social Sciences
American Government 50 or above PS 101                     3
History of the United States I 60 HIS 108 3
History of the United States II 60 HIS 109 3
Introductory Psychology 51 PY 110 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECO 202 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECO 201 3
Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 101 3
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 60 HIS 104 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 60 HIS 105 3
Science and Mathematics
College Mathematics 50 MT 145 3
College Algebra 50 MT 150 or MA 109 3
Calculus with Elementary Functions 50 MA 113 4
Pre Calculus 50 MT 160 5
Calculus 50 MT 175 5
General Biology 55-59 BIO 112 3
General Biology 60-64 BIO 112, 120 6
General Biology 65-80 BIO 150, 152 6
General Chemistry 55 or above CHE 105, 107 6

For further information about CLEP, contact the Assessment Center staff at (859) 442-1159, e-mail Katie Carter katie.carter@kctcs.edu , or visit the Assessment Center at:

The Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Boone Campus
500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41011