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CLEP Exam Information

Blinn College District will accept hours for credit by examination earned through the College Board Advanced Placement Program (AP) and the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). The Blinn College District Office of Admissions and Records evaluates all AP/CLEP transfer credits. There is no charge for this service.

The following are the parameters for awarding credit:

  1. The Blinn College District will award a maximum of 30 semester credit hours by examination.
  2. Students must present evidence of completion with acceptable scores of AP/CLEP exams along with a completed application for credit.
  3. A grade of "CR" will be awarded on transcripts for credits awarded by exam.
  4. The request for credit may be made at any time while the student attends the Blinn College District but will not be awarded if the student has attempted, is enrolled in, or has completed the course for which credit is being sought.
  5. Credit earned by examination may not be used to meet the minimum 25% residence requirement for a degree or certificate.
  6. Students should understand that each college and university has its own policy with respect to credit earned by examination and that any such credit allowed by one institution may not necessarily be accepted by another.
  7. Credit through CLEP assumes the student has had no formal classroom instruction as an enrolled student or as an auditor.
  8. ALL CLEP examinations must be Subject Examinations ONLY CLEP.
  9. To receive credit for English 1301, English 2322 and English 2328 using the CLEP test, the student must qualify on both the objective and essay parts of the exam.

Blinn College does not administer the CLEP exam at this time.

CLEP Exam Score Blinn Course Credit Hours
General Chemistry 45 CHEM 1411 4
General Chemistry 50 CHEM 1411 and CHEM 1412 8
College Composition* 50 ENGL 1301 3
English Literature with Essay* 53 ENGL 2322 3
American Literature with Essay* 52 ENGL 2328 3
French Language 50 FREN 1411 4
German Language 50 GERM 1411 4
American Government 50 GOVT 2305 3
History of the United States I 65 HIST 1301 3
History of the United States II 65 HIST 1302 3
Western Civilization I 65 HIST 2311 3
Western Civilization II 65 HIST 2312 3
College Algebra 50 MATH 1314 3
Pre-Calculus 50 MATH 2412 4
Calculus 50 MATH 2413 4
Introductory Psychology 50 PSYC 2301 3
Introductory Sociology 50 SOCI 1301 3
Spanish Language Levels 1 and 2 50 SPAN 1411 4
Spanish with Writing Level 1 50 SPAN 1411 4
Spanish with Writing Level 2 65 SPAN 1411, 1412 and 2311 11
*Students must qualify on both the objective and essay parts of the CLEP test.