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CLEP AT UHM: College-Level Examination Program

General Examinations

Subject Score Credit Awarded For Arts & Science Degrees (from 1998 notes of A&S advisors)
Mathematics 550 3 credits that do waive the core quantitative reasoning requirement for all A&S degrees except the Bachelor of Science degrees
Humanities 533 3 elective credits in the Humanities for persons getting A&S degrees (but does not waive any core requirement)
Natural Sciences 546 3 elective credits in Natural Science for persons getting A&S degrees ( but does not waive any core requirement)
Social Sciences and History 528 3 elective credits in Social Science (but does not waive any core requirement)
  • To be eligible for credit, these examinations must be taken before the student has completed 24 semester hours of college level work.
  • Three semester credits at the introductory level will be granted based on the following minimum scores.
  • Specific course equivalents are determined by the college in which the student is enrolled.
  • Credits are not granted for the English Composition section of this examination.

Subject Examinations


Subject Examinations Course Equivalent Score Credits
Introductory Accounting Acc 201 50 3
Analysis & Interpretation of Literature Eng 251-256 55-60 3
61 6
Calculus With Elementary Functions Math 241 47 4
General Biology (Objective) Biol 171 & 172 52 6
General Chemistry Chem 151 49-54 3
Chem 171 55 4
Microeconomics, Introductory Econ 130 50 3
Macroeconomics, Introductory Econ 131 50 3
Psychology, Introductory Psy 100 50 3
Human Growth and Development Psy 240 50 3
Sociology, Introductory Soc 100 51 3
A student who is enrolled at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in a degree-granting college may be granted credit if he or she achieves a score at or above the required score on specific examinations.

Registration
SPRING 1998 CLEP SCHEDULE
TEST DATES REGISTRATION DEADLINE
(receipt date)
(inquire if late)
February 12, 1998 January 12, 1998
March 12, 1998 February 12, 1998
April 9, 1998 March 9, 1998
May 7, 1998 April 7, 1998
June 12, 1998 May 12, 1998

  • You may register for a maximum of two exams per test date except for the May date, when only one exam may be taken.
  • To register, fill out the form found in the bulletin.
  • Make out two checks: a test fee of $43 PER TEST payable to "CLEP" and a non-refundable $18 service fee PER TEST DATE payable to "University of Hawaii".
  • Mail your registration form and your two checks to:
    Counseling and Student Development Center
    University of Hawaii Manoa
    Testing Office
    2600 Campus Road, Room 307
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96822


General Information And Policies
Scores will be evaluated for credit by the Office of Admissions and Records on the basis of whatever criteria are currently in effect. Please consult the UHM Testing Office for the most current criteria.

Procedures governing registration and testing administration will be conducted by the Center for Student Development under the jurisdiction of the Educational Testing Service.

For test results, write to: College Board, Box 1822, Princeton, NJ 08541 -- Attn: CLEP Transcript Service.

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is offered by the College Entrance Examination Board, which for years has provided testing and guidance services to schools and colleges and to student who proceed from high school to college in the conventional way.

The College Board designed the College-Level Examination Program to serve a variety of purposes. The basic purpose is to enable those who have reached the college level of education in non-traditional ways to assess their achievement outside the classroom through correspondence study, television courses, independent study, on-the-job training and experience, etc., and to use their test results in seeking college credit or placement. In addition, scores on the tests may serve to validate educational experience obtained at a nonaccredited institution or through noncredit college courses.

For further information, contact

Office of Student Affairs
Office of Admissions and Records
2600 Campus Road, Room 001
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Telephone: (808) 956-8975
Facsimile: (808) 956-4148

This page was revised on 2/26/98.
Go to the page about credits by examination
Go to the home page for Tom Ramsey
Go to the home page for the UHM Department of Mathematics
Your comments and questions are welcome. Please email them ramsey@math.hawaii.edu.