Transfer Students

Credit for Examinations

CLEP tests are administered by CollegeBoard.

  • The fee for all CLEP tests is $80
  • Information regarding testing sites is available here
  • The table below shows the name of each CLEP test, the Goodwin College course equivalent, the minimum score required to be awarded credit, and the number of credits earned for a passing score.
  • See your Academic Advisor before signing up for a CLEP exam to ensure that the credit will fit into your degree program
CLEP Exam Title Goodwin Equivalent Minimum Score Req. # of Credits
Composition and Literature
American Literature ENG 230 American Literature I 50 3
ENG 235 American Literature II 50 3
English Literature ENG 250 English Literature I 50 3
ENG 255 English Literature II 50 3
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
(Student must take the optional essay)
ENG 102 Composition & Literature 50 3
ENG 188 English Elective (C-l/fa) 50 3
College Composition
(July 2010-present)
ENG 101 English Composition 50 3
ENG 188 English Elective
(Cannot be used to fulfill the writing elective)
50 3
College Composition Modular
(Student must take the optional CLEP essay)
ENG 101 English Composition 50 3
ENG 188 English Elective
(Cannot be used to fulfill the writing elective)
50 3
English Composition with Essay
(prior to July 2010)
ENG 101 English Composition 50 3
ENG 188 English Elective
(Cannot be used to fulfill the writing elective)
50 3
Freshman College Composition ENG 101 English Composition 50 3
ENG 188 English Elective
(Cannot be used to fulfill the writing elective)
50 3
Humanities
Humanities HUM 188 Humanities Elective 50 3
French Language HUM 188 Humanities Electives
(Number of credits awarded depends upon the official score)
50 / 60 6 / 12
German Language HUM 188 Humanities Electives
(Number of credits awarded depends upon the official score)
50 / 60 6 / 12
Spanish Language SPAN 101/102 Spanish I/II 50 6
SPAN 188 Electives
(Number of credits awarded depends upon the official score)
50 / 63 6 / 12
Social Sciences
American Government PSC 188 Political Science Elective 50 3
Principles of Microeconomics ECN 102 Microeconomics 50 3
Principles of Macroeconomics ECN 101 Macroeconomics 50 3
History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877 HIS 188 History Elective 50 3
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present HIS 101 American History Since 1900 50 3
Intro to Psychology PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 50 3
Intro to Sociology SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 50 3
Human Growth & Development PSY 212 Lifespan Development 50 3
Social Sciences & History HIS 188 History Elective
SOCSCI 188 Social Science Elective
50 3
3
Intro to Educational Psychology EDU/PSY 288 Education or Psychology Elective 50 3
Western Civ. I: Ancient Near East to 1646 HIS 188 History Elective 50 3
Western Civ. II: 1648 to Present HIS 188 History Elective 50 3
Math and Sciences
Biology BIO 188 Biology Elective 40 4
BIO 121 General Biology 40 2
Calculus MATH 288 Mathematics Elective
(Bachelor's Level)
50 3
Chemistry CHEM 101 Chemistry 50 4
CHEM 188 Chemistry Elective 50 2
College Algebra MATH 188 Mathematics Elective
(Bachelor's Level)
50 3
Natural Sciences ENV 188 Environmental Science Elective 50 3
BIO 101 Human Biology 50 3
Precalculus MATH 188 Mathematics Elective
(Bachelor's Level)
50 3
Trigonometry MATH 188 Mathematics Elective
(Bachelor's Level)
50 3
Business and Accounting
Financial Accounting ACC 288 Accounting Elective 50 3
Principles of Management BUS 101 Introduction to Management 50 3
Introductory Business Law BUS 110 Business Law and Ethics 50 3
Principles of Marketing BUS 215 Marketing 50 3