Subject Guidelines

Guidelines for Subject Exams
2016-2017

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.
 
 
.C    
SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HISTORY    
American Government

American Government: UCC-3E Ways of Knowing/Social and Behavioral Sciences (POL 1200)

History of the U.S. I: Early Colonizations to 1877
US: Through Reconstruction (HIST 2050) Not applicable for history majors: UCC Elective
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to the present
US: Since Reconstruction (HIST 2060) Not applicable for history majors: UCC Elective
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Foundations of Civilization (HIST 1030): UCC-3B Ways of Knowing/Historical Perspectives
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present
The Modern World (HIST 1050):UCC-3B Ways of Knowing/Historical Perspectives
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Education major or elective
Introduction to Psychology
General Psychology (PSY 1100): UCC-3E Ways of Knowing/Social and Behavioral Sciences
Human Growth and Development
Developmental Psychology (PSY 2100): UCC Elective
Introductory Sociology
Principles of Sociology (SOC 1010): UCC-3E Ways of Knowing/Social and Behavioral Sciences
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SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS    
College Algebra
College Algebra (MATH 1150)
Precalculus 
Pre-Calculus (MATH 1160): UCC-3E Ways of Knowing/Quantitative Thinking
Calculus
Calculus I (MATH 1600): UCC-3E Ways of Knowing/Quantitative Thinking
General Biology (4 credits)
General Biology I (BIO 1630): UCC-3D Ways of Knowing/Scientific Perspectives
General Chemistry
General Chemistry (CHEM 1600): UCC-3D Ways of Knowing/Scientific Perspectives
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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).  Must receive a minimum score of 55.
Principles of Macroeconomics
Macroeconomics (ECON 2010): UCC-3C Ways of Knowing/Social & Behavioral Sciences
Principles of Microeconomics 
Microeconomics (ECON 2020): UCC-3C Ways of Knowing/Social & Behavioral Sciences
     

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.

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