Apr 17, 2024  
2013-2014 CU Denver Catalog 
2013-2014 CU Denver Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer of College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Credit award and course equivalency information listed in this table applies only to degree programs completed at the Denver Campus, including Bioengineering. Health programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus have different credit award and prerequisite policies; visit www.ucdenver.edu/academics and/or contact the program office directly for additional information. 

CLEP Examination Title* Credit Hours Awarded CU Denver Equivalent Course (s) or Content Substitution
(Only the following exams are accepted by CU Denver) w/50th percentile minimum score:
Composition and Literature    
American Literature 6 None
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 3 None
College Composition 3 ENGL 1020
English Literature 6 None
Science and Mathematics    
Algebra – College 3 MATH 1110
Trigonometry 3 MATH 1120
Precalculus 4 MATH 1130
Calculus 4 MATH 1401
Biology (See Note 1) 6 BIOL 2051, BIOL 2061
Chemistry (See Note 1) 6 CHEM 2031, CHEM 2061
Social Science and History    
American Government 3 PSCI 1101
History of U.S. I 3 HIST 1361
History of U.S. II 3 HIST 1362
Macroeconomics, Principles of 3 ECON 2012
Microeconomics, Principles of 3 ECON 2022
Psychology, Introductory 3 PSYC 1000, PSYC 1005
Sociology, Introductory 3 SOCY 1001
Western Civilization I 3 HIST 1211
Western Civilization II 3 HIST 1212
Financial Accounting 3 ACCT 2200
Information Systems and Computer Applications 3 None

 Note 1: Students may take the corresponding CU Denver laboratory course to meet a lab science core curriculum or major requirement. See the academic department for additional information.

*Duplicate credit for exams and/or college courses with similar content is not awarded.

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Send Official Score Reports To:
CU Denver Office of Admissions
Campus Box 167
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Official Score Reports And Information May Be Obtained By Contacting:
The College Board
CLEP Services
P.O. Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600