CLEP Scores at SDSM&T

CLEP is the College-Level Examination Program which offers you the opportunity to obtain a limited number of credits toward your college degree requirements.

Below are the minimum scores acceptable to the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in order to receive credit for specific college courses.

For more information on CLEP, see our College Credit Through CLEP webpage, and visit the CLEP resources listed at right.

     Subject
       Exam
Minimum
Score*
 
SDSM&T Course
Equivalent
Credit Hrs
Awarded
 
Accounting, Financial 50 ACCT 210 3
American Government 50 POLS 100 3
US History:  Before 1865 50 HIST 151 3
US History:  After 1865 50 HIST 152 3
Business Law 50 BADM 350 3
Calculus w/Elementary Functions  50  MATH 123 
College Algebra 50 MATH 102 3
College Composition Modular w/o essay 50 ENGL 101 3
College Composition Modular w/essay   NO CREDIT 0
College Composition w/essay 50 ENGL 101/201 6
College French (1) 40/50/57/59 FREN 101/102/201/202 4/8/12/16
College German (1) 40/50/57/60 GERM 101/102/201/202 4/8/11/14
College Spanish (1) 40/50/57/63 SPAN 101/102/201/202 4/8/11/14
General Biology 50 BIOL 151-151L & 153-153L 8
General Chemistry 50 CHEM 112-112L & 114-114L 8
Human Growth & Development  50 PSYC 321 3
Info Systems & Computer Apps 50 CSC 105 3
Macroeconomics 50 ECON 202 3
Management 50 BADM 360 3
Marketing 50 BADM 370 3
Microeconomics 50 ECON 201 3
Pre-Calculus 50 MATH 115 5
Psychology, Introductory 50 PSYC 101 3
Sociology, Introductory 50 SOC 100 3
Western Civilization I (to 1648) 50 HIST 121 3
Western Civilization II (1648 to present) 50 HIST 122 3

(1) College French, Spanish and German must include reading and listening.