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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

  1. General Conditions for awarding credit by examination:
    1. Credit hours earned through CLEP will be recorded on a student’s permanent record and will count toward graduation.
    2. CLEP credit will not be allowed for a course in which the student has received a grade.
    3. CLEP credit will not be awarded for an examination taken more than twice.

The CLEP subject examinations recognized by Gordon State College, the minimum scores required for credit and the amount of credit awarded for each examination are listed below. Contact the Registrar’s Office at 678-359-5022 if additional information is needed.

Subject Examination Minimum Score for Awarding Credit Semester Hours Credit Gordon Course Credit
Composition and Literature Tests
American Literature 50 6 credits ENGL 2131, 2132
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 6 credits 2000-level elective credit
College Composition 50 6 credits ENGL 1101, 1102
College Composition Modular – supplemental essay not required 50 3 credits ENGL 1101
English Literature 50 6 credits ENGL 2121, 2122
Humanities 50 6 credits HUMN 1501, 1502
Foreign Languages
French Language, Level 1
French Language, Level 2
50
62
6 credits
12 credits
FREN 1101, 1102
FREN 1101, 1102, 2001, 2002
German Language, Level 1
German Language, Level 2
50
63
6 credits
12 credits
1000 level elective credit
2000 level elective credit
Spanish Language, Level 1
Spanish Language, Level 2
50
66
6 credits
12 credits
SPAN 1101, 1102
SPAN 1101, 1102, 2001, 2002
History and Social Sciences
American Government 50 3 credits POLS 1101
Human Growth & Development 50 3 credits PSYC 2103
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 3 credits 2000-level elective in social science
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3 credits ECON 2105
Principles of Microeconomics 50 3 credits ECON 2106
Introductory Psychology 50 3 credits PSYC 1101
Introductory Sociology 50 3 credits SOCI 1101
Social Sciences and History 50 3 credits 2000-level elective in social sciences
US History I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 3 credits HIST 2111
US History II: 1865 to the Present 50 3 credits HIST 2112
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 3 credits HIST 1121
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 50 3 credits HIST 1122
Science and Mathematics
Biology 50
55
4 credits
6 credits
BIOL 1107
BIOL 1107 and 2 credits 2000-level elective in science
Calculus 50 4 credits Math 1501
Chemistry 50
55
4 credits
6 credits
CHEM 1211
CHEM 1211 and 2 credits 1000-level elective in science
College Algebra 50 3 credits MATH 1111
College Mathematics 50 3 credits MATH 1001
Natural Sciences 50 3 credits 1000-level elective in science
Pre-calculus 50 4 credits Math 1113
Business
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 3 credits BUSA 2101
Introductory Business Law 50 3 credits 2000-level elective credit
Financial Accounting 50 3 credits ACCT 2101
Principles of Management 50 3 credits 2000-level elective credit
Principles of Marketing 50 3 credits 2000-level elective credit