Nov 30, 2023
ES4537 - Awarding Credit for Tests Through College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Section: EDUCATIONAL SERVICES PROCEDURES
SubSection: STUDENT RECORDS
Master List Section: Student Services
- Institutional Regulation
The College will award credit for the College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
- DMACC may award credit based on scores obtained on the General Examinations and the Subject Examinations.
- Up to 30 semester hours of credit can be granted. (6 semester hours per exam maximum)
- DMACC awards credit based on the statewide articulation agreement between Iowa’s community colleges and the regent universities.
- CLEP credit may be applied toward Core Program. Option or Elective requirements where applicable.
- A minimum of twelve (12) credit hours of college credit must be earned at DMACC before CLEP credit may be applied to the permanent record.
- CLEP credit shall not be granted if it duplicates credit for a course already taken.
- Credit earned through CLEP will not be given grades nor will it be considered in determining grade point average.
- CLEP credits shall be recorded on academic transcripts in a manner that makes them clearly recognizable as CLEP credits earned by examination.
- Any test may be repeated once, if standards are not met. A waiting period of six (6) months is required before an examinee may repeat any General or Subject Examination.
- Students should be aware that credit earned through CLEP testing will be subject to policies and procedures of the receiving institution for transfer of credit.
SA 504 - Credit by Examination
Adopted: July 1, 1994
January 1, 2009
May 10, 2022 - Added cross-reference to SA Policy 504.
Note: Examination Information
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