Subject Guidelines

Guidelines for Subject Exams
2013-2014

NOTE:    • A student cannot take a CLEP Subject Exam if 90 credits or more have been earned.
                • A student must earn a score of 50 or better on all exams unless otherwise noted.
CLEP Examination
William Paterson University Allocation
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COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE
American Literature with Essay
Credit not acceptable for William Paterson University students.
Analysis & Interpretation of Literature (with essay)
Credit not acceptable for William Paterson University students.
English Literature (with essay)
Credit not acceptable for William Paterson University students.
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE
College French (Levels 1 and 2) 6 credits
6 credits as free elective; must take FR2100 for WPU graduation requirements.
College German (Levels 1 and 2) 6 credits
6 credits as free elective; must take GER2100 for WPU graduation requirements.
College Spanish (Levels 1 and 2) 6 credits
6 credits as free elective; must take SPAN2100 for WPU graduation requirements.
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SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HISTORY
American Government
American Government (POL 1200)
History of the U.S. I: Early Colonizations to 1877
History to the Civil War (HIST 2050) Not applicable for history majors
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to the present
History since the Civil War (HIST 2060) Not applicable for history majors
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Western Civilization to 1648 (HIST 1010)-GE requirement
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present
Western Civilization since 1648 (HIST 1020)-GE requirement
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Education major or elective
Introduction to Psychology
General Psychology (PSY 1100)
Human Growth and Development
Developmental Psychology (PSY 2100)
Introductory Sociology
Principles of Sociology (SOC 1010)
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SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
College Algebra
College Algebra (MATH 1150)
Precalculus 
Pre-Calculus (MATH 1160)
Calculus with Elementary Functions
Calculus I (MATH 1600)
General Biology (4 credits)
General Biology I (BIO 1630)
General Chemistry
General Chemistry (CHEM 1600)
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BUSINESS
Information Systems and Computer Applications
Free elective credit (no parallel WPU course)
Financial Accounting
Principles of Accounting I (ACCT 2110)
Principles of Macroeconomics
Macroeconomics (ECON 2010)
Principles of Microeconomics 
Microeconomics (ECON 2020)
     

If you have any additional questions or concerns, you may contact the Office of Testing 
by telephone (973-720-2570) or email:
 officeoftesting@wpunj.edu.

William Paterson University's CLEP Program reserves the right to make changes in its policies and offerings.

Changes are designed to enhance the learning experience for all students.