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The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a series of examinations, which allow students to show their knowledge in a wide range of subjects. The purpose of CLEP is to provide a means for students to receive college credit for learning acquired outside the traditional college classroom.
All CLEP tests are offered by appointment. The student pays the $87.00 testing fee directly to CLEP. In addition, the student will pay a non-refundable administration fee of $30.00 to Blue Ridge CTC. If you have any questions regarding CLEP tests, please contact the Testing Center at 304-260-4380. You can also e-mail CLEP firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.collegeboard.org/clep.
Blue Ridge CTC proctors all CLEP Exams listed in the CLEP Brochure. CLEP exams are computer-based and each is 90 minutes long, with the exception of College Composition (120 min) and College Composition Modular (160 min) with essay. It is strongly recommended students study from a textbook used in a college level course related to the subject matter. Also, the CLEP study guide is helpful for taking practice tests. Blue Ridge CTC accepts ONLY the CLEP tests listed on the Blue Ridge CTC requirement sheet.
The CLEP program has a policy that states that exams may not be retaken within a three-month period. If the candidate retakes the exam during this period, the administration is considered invalid, the score is canceled, and exam fees are forfeited.
CLEP may waive this policy for exams retaken after a three-month period upon special written request from an institution.
For more information, contact CLEP Services at 1-800-257-9558 or email@example.com
– Current Photo Id required.
– CLEP Voucher for exam required to complete assessment.
– Food, beverages & weapons not permitted in the Testing Center.
– Electronic devices & personal items stored in lockers provided.
– Only the exam candidate is allowed in the Testing Center.
– No unsupervised children. Childcare not provided.
– Examinees may not remove notes from the Testing Center.
– Calculators permitted for specific exams only & subject to inspection.
– No talking permitted during testing.
– Acts of dishonesty reported.
Please bring the following items on the day of the CLEP exam:
No one will be allowed to test without a valid acceptable photo ID, CLEP Voucher, or registration ticket, and the receipt for the Blue Ridge CTC proctoring fee.
CLEP Information for the Test Taker’s Booklet
All test results are immediate except for the exams which require an essay. (These test scores will take approximately 3-4 weeks to receive as CLEP grades the essay.)
Blue Ridge CTC recognizes the following CLEP examinations:
|Examination Title||Minimum Score Required||Credit Awarded||BRCTC Course Satisfied|
|Composition and Literature|
|American Literature||50||6 hours||ENGL 204, ENGL 199|
|Analyzing & Interpreting Literature||50||3 hours||ENGL 210|
|College Composition Modular without Essay||50||3 Hours||ENGL 101|
|College Composition – English Composition with Essay||50||6 Hours||ENGL 101 and ENGL 102|
|College French, Level 1||50||6 hours||LANG 121|
|College French, Level 2||59||9 hours||LANG 122|
|College Spanish, Level 1||50||6 hours||LANG 111|
|College Spanish, Level 2||63||9 hours||LANG 112|
|College German, Level 1||50||6 hours||LANG 151|
|College German, Level 2||60||9 hours||LANG 299|
|Science and Math|
|Biology||50||6 hours||CAHS 101 & CAHS 102|
|Chemistry||50||6 hours||CAHS 128 & CAHS 199|
|Natural Sciences||50||6 hours||CAHS 103 & CAHS 104|
|College Mathematics||50||3 hours||MATH 101|
|College Algebra||50||3 hours||MATH 105|
|Pre Calculus||50||3 hours||MATH 108|
|Calculus||50||6 hours||MATH 207 & MATH 199|
|History and Social Sciences|
|American Government||50||3 hours||PSCI 101|
|History of the United States I||50||3 hours||HIST 201|
|Early Colonization to 1877|
|History of the United States II||50||3 hours||HIST 202|
|1865 to the Present|
|Human Growth and Development||50||3 hours||CAHS 201|
|Introduction to Educational Psychology||50||3 hours||EDUC 220|
|Introduction to Psychology||50||3 hours||PSYC 203|
|Introduction to Sociology||50||3 hours||SOCI 203|
|Principles of Macroeconomics||50||3 hours||ECON 205|
|Principles of Microeconomics||50||3 hours||ECON 206|
|Western Civilization I||50||3 hours||HIST 101|
|Western Civilization II||50||3 hours||HIST 102|
|Financial Accounting||50||3 hours||ACCT 201|
|Information System||50||3 hours||CAS 111|
|Introductory Business Law||50||3 hours||LGST 212|
|Principles of Management||50||3 hours||BUSN 218|
|Principles of Marketing||50||3 hours||BUSN 210|