CLEP – Rochester Community and Technical College

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Following receipt of CLEP examination report, the Registrar will post the credits (but not a grade) to the transcript. Credits earned by CLEP examination will not be computed in the student’s GPA.

Credit may be earned through the CLEP examination in specified courses as follows:

CLEP SUBJECT EXAMINATIONS

Subject Exam tests assess specific knowledge and skills you may have gained through job experience, outside course work, or specialized independent reading. These exams require a higher degree of specialized knowledge and training.

CLEP Exam Title
CLEP Score
Credits
RCTC Equivalent
MNTC Goal

American Government
50
3
POLS 1615
5 & 9

American Literature
50
6
ENGL 2273 & 2274
6 & 7

ENGL 2274
6 & 9

Analyzing & Interpreting Literature
50
3
ENGL elective
6

Biology
50
3
BIOL elective
na

Calculus
50
5
MATH 1127
4

Chemistry
50
4
CHEM elective
na

College Algebra
50
3
MATH 1115
4

College Composition
50
4
ENGL 1117
1

College Composition Modular
50
4
ENGL 1117
1

College Mathematics
50
3
MATH 1111
4

English Literature
50
3
ENGL elective
6

Financial Accounting
50
4
ACCT 2217
na

French Language Level 1 & 2
50
4
FREN 1101
6 & 8

French Language
62
8
FREN 1101 & 1102
6 & 8

German Language Level 1 & 2
50
4
Elective
6 & 8

German Language
63
8
Elective
6 & 8

History of the US I: Early Colonization – 1877
50
3
HIST 1624
5 & 7

History of the US II: 1865 – Present
50
3
HIST 1625
5 & 7

Human Growth and Development
50
3
PSYC 2626
5 & 7

Humanities
50
3
HUM elective
6

Information Systems
50
3
COMP elective
na

Intro Business Law
50
3
BUS 2210
na

Intro to Educational Psychology
50
3
PSYC elective
5

Intro to Psychology
50
4
PSYC 2618
5 & 7

Intro to Sociology
50
3
SOC 1614
5 & 7

Natural Sciences
50
3
elective
na

Precalculus
50
4
MATH 1117
4

Principles of Macroeconomics
50
4
ECON 2215
5 & 8

Principles of Management
50
3
BUS 2232
na

Principles of Marketing
50
3
BUS 2201
na

Principles of Microeconomics
50
4
ECON 2214
5 & 10

Social Sciences and History
50
3
HIST elective
5

Spanish Language Level 1 & 2
50
4
SPAN 1101
6 & 8

Spanish Language
66
8
SPAN 1101 & 1102
6 & 8

West Civ I: Ancient Near East – 1648
50
3
HIST 1613
5 & 8

West Civ II: 1648 – Present
50
3
HIST 1614
5 & 8

 

RCTC CREDITS FOR CLEP – GENERAL EXAMINATIONS

General Exam tests assess knowledge you have accumulated in broad subject areas of study. The tests are at the level of courses you would take your first year or two of college.

CLEP Test Title
RCTC Course
Minimum Score
Semester Hours
MTNC Goal 

Mathematics, College
Math
50
3
4

Humanities
Humanities
50
3
6

Natural Sciences
Elective
50
3

Social Sciences-History
History
50
3
5

Date of Adoption: 5/14/2019