CLEP Policy

Ithaca College, at the discretion of the student’s dean or program director, accepts credit from the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). Credit is awarded for both general and subject examinations as outlined in the table below. Test results should be sent directly to the Office of the Registrar. A limited number of CLEP credits may be applied toward general education requirements; see “Advanced Placement Policy.”  For additional information about Ithaca College’s CLEP policy, please contact the Office of the Registrar, Peggy Ryan Williams Center, 607-274-3127.

CLEP Examination Evaluations

CLEP Exam Min. IC Course Equivalent Credits
General Examinations
College Composition1 50 WRTG 18888 3
Humanities 50 ENGL 18888 and TRAN 18888 6
College Mathematics 50 MATH 18888 3
Natural Science 50 TRAN 18888 6
Social Science and History 50 HIST 28888 and TRAN 18888 6
Subject Examinations
American Government 50 POLT 18888 3
US History I 50 HIST 11100 3
US History II 50 HIST 11200 3
American Literature 50 ENGL 10500 3
ENGL 18888 3
Analysis/Interpretation of Literature1 50 ENGL 10700 3
ENGL 18888 3
Calculus 50 MATH 11100 4
MATH 11200 4
Pre Calculus 50 MATH 11000 3
College Algebra 50 MATH 18888 2
French Language 50 FREN 10100 3
FREN 10200 3
French Language 62 FREN 10100 3
FREN 10200 3
FREN 20100 3
FREN 20200 3
German Language 50 GERM 10100 3
GERM 10200 3
German Language 63 GERM 10100 3
GERM 10200 3
GERM 20100 3
GERM 20200 3
Spanish Language 50 SPAN 10100 3
SPAN 10200 3
Spanish Language 63 SPAN 10100 3
SPAN 10200 3
SPAN 20100 3
SPAN 20200 3
Intro to Educational Psychology 50 EDUC 21010 3
English Literature1 50 ENGL 10700 3
ENGL 18888 3
College Composition Modular 50 WRTG 18888 3
Biology 50 BIOL 11500 3
BIOL 18888 3
Chemistry 50 CHEM 18888 3
Human Growth/Development 50 PSYC 28888 3
Information Systems 50 COMP 11000 3
Introduction to Business Law 50 GBUS 20300 3
Financial Accounting 50 ACCT 22500 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECON 12100 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECON 12200 3
Principles of Management 50 MGMT 28888 3
Principles of Marketing 50 MKTG 28888 3
Introductory Psychology 50 PSYC 10300 3
Western Civilization I 50 HIST 10100 3
Western Civilization II 50 HIST 10200 3