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DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) Credit

Gordon College participates in the University System of Georgia Soldiers to Scholars Program (S2S).  As part of our efforts to be military friendly, we give credit for testing that occurs under the DSST program – DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (also known as DANTES – Defense Activities for Non-Traditional Education Support) using the scores recommended by the American Council on Education.

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

B = Baccalaureate Program
BU = Baccalaureate Upper Division

Test Form Number Test Title
(Bold=Exams Revised in 2008-09)
Credit in Semester Hours Minimum Score (Bold = Revised Exams) Recommended Credit at Gordon State College
SG / SH / SL / SM 473 A History of the Vietnam War 3B 44 3 credits
2000 level history elective
SE / SF 461 Art of the Western World 3B 48 3 credits
ARTS  1100
SF / SG / SF / SL 500 Astronomy 3B 48 3 credits
2000 level science elective
SI / SO 475 Business Ethics and Society New Exam 3 BU 400 3 credits
3000 level  elective
SF / SH 534 Business Law II 3B / BU 44 3 credits
3000 level  elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 812 Business Mathematics 3B 48 / 400 3 credits
1000 level mathematics elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 498 Criminal Justice 3B / BU 49 / 400 3 credits
CJRU 1100
SE / SF / SG / SH 495 Substance Abuse (formerly Drug & Alcohol Abuse) 3B / BU 49 / 400 3 credits
3000 level  elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 511 Environment and Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet 3B 46 3 credits
2000 level science elective
SF / SG / SH / SM 474 Ethics in America 3B / BU 46 / 400 3 credits
3000 level  elective
SE / SF / SG / SH 489 Foundations of Education 3B 46 3 credits
EDUC 2110
SF / SG / SH / SL 424 Fundamentals of College Algebra 3B 47 / 400 3 credits
MATH 1111
SG / SH / SL / SM 562 Fundamentals of Counseling 3B 45 3 credits
2000 level   elective
SF / SG 494 General Anthropology 3B 47 3 credits
ANTH 1102
SF / SG / SH / SL 508 Here’s to Your Health 3B / BU 48 / 400 3 credits
PHED 1001
SG / SH / SL / SM 530 Human Resource Management 3B 46 3 credits
2000 level   elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 470 Human / Cultural Geography 3B 48 3 credits
2000 level   social science elective
SE / SF / SG / SH 543 Introduction to Business 3B 46 / 400 3 credits
BUSA 1105
SG / SH / SL / SM 536 Introduction to Computing 3B 45 / 400 3 credits
CSCI 1101
SG / SH / SL / SM 497 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3B 45 3 credits
CRJU 2001
SF / SG / SH / SL 469 Introduction to Modern Middle East 3B 47 3 credits
2000 level   elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 496 Introduction to World Religions 3B / BU 48 / 400 3 credits
3000 level  elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 490 Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3B 46 3 credits
PSYC 2103
SE / SF / SG / SH 551 Management Information Systems 3B / BU 46 / 400 3 credits
BUSA 2101
SG / SH / SL / SM 548 Money and Banking 3B / BU 48 3 credits
3000 level  elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 531 Organizational Behavior 3B 48 3 credits
2000 level   elective
SE / SF / SG / SH 550 Personal Finance 3B 46 / 400 3 credits
1000 level   elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 519 Physical Geology 3B 46 3 credits
2000 level   science elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 524 Principles of Finance 3B / BU 46 / 400 3 credits
3000 level  elective
SG / SH / SL / SM 525 Principles of Financial Accounting 3B 47 3 credits
ACCT 2101
SE / SF / SG / SH 512 Principles of Physical Science I 3B 47 3 credits
PHSC 1101
SE / SF / SG / SH 815 Principles of Public Speaking 3B 47 3 credits
COMM 1110
SF / SH / SL / SM 450 Principles of Statistics 3B 48 / 400 3 credits
MATH 2101
SE / SF / SG / SH 532 Principles of Supervision 3B 46 / 400 3 credits
2000 level   elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 471 Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union 3B / BU 45 3 credits
3000 level elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 820 Technical Writing 3B 46 3 credits
2000 level elective
SE / SF / SG / SH 483 The Civil War and Reconstruction 3B / BU 47 3 credits
3000 level elective
SF / SG / SH / SL 465 Western Europe since 1945 3B 45 3 credits
2000 level social science elective