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CLEP & DANTES Credit

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) tests can also be used for credit.

ODU can only accept official test scores from the agency. Contact the appropriate test-administering office to request a transcript.

Course Equivalencies

Composition & Literature

Test Paper Computer Course Credits
American Literature 46 50 ENGL 114L (essay required) 3
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 47 50 ENGL 112L (essay required) 3
College Composition Modular - - No credit awarded
College Composition - 50 ENGL 110C 3
English Literature - - No credit awarded
Humanities - - No credit awarded

Foreign Languages

Test Paper Computer Course Credits
French Language - College Level 1 (2 semesters) 42 50 FR 101F & 102F 0
French Language - College Level 2 (4 semesters) 45 62 FR 101F, 102F, 201 & 202 0
German Language - College Level 1 (2 semesters) 42 50 GER 101F & 102F 0
German Language - College Level 2 (4 semesters) 45 63 GER 101F, 102F, 201 & 202 0
Spanish Language - College Level 1 (2 semesters) 45 50 SPAN 101F & 102F 0
Spanish Language - College Level 2 (4 semesters) 50 63 SPAN 101F, 102F, 201 & 202 0

Social Science & History

Test Paper Computer Course Credits
American Government 47 50 POLS 101S 3
History of the United States I: Early Colonizations to 1877 64 64 INTP 1REQ 3
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present 64 64 INTP 1REQ or 2REQ 3
Human Growth and Development
45 50 PSYC 203S 3
Introduction to Educational Psychology

No credit awarded
Introductory Psychology 47 50 PSYC 201S 3

Introductory Sociology

47 50 SOC 201S 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 50 ECON 202S 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 50 ECON 202S 3
Social Sciences & History No credit awarded
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 64 64 INTP 1REQ 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 64 64 INTP 1REQ or 2REQ 3

Science & Mathematics

Test Paper Computer Course Credits
Calculus with Elementary Functions 41 50 MATH 200 3
College Algebra 46 50 MATH 102M 3
College Mathematics 42 50 MATH 101M 3
General Biology 46 50 BIOL 115N & 116N 8
General Chemistry 47 50 CHEM 121N & CHEM 123N 6
Natural Sciences

No credit awarded
Precalculus 45 50 MATH 162M & 163 6

Business

Test Paper Computer Course Credits
Information Systems & Computer Applications 56 56 CS 101 3
Introductory Business Law 57 57 FIN 331 3
Financial Accounting 50 54 ACCT 201 & 202 6
Principles of Management 50 50 MGMT 325 3
Principles of Marketing 50 50 MKTG 311 3

Test Score Course Credits
Technical Writing 46 ENGL 231C 3
Introduction to Computing 47/418 CS 101 3
Business Law II - No credit awarded
Introducation to Business - No credit awarded
Personal Finance - No credit awarded
Business Mathematics - No credit awarded
Principles of Public Speaking - No credit awarded
Astronomy - No credit awarded
Rise & Fall of the Soviet Union - No credit awarded
A History of the Vietnam War - No credit awarded
Fundamentals of Counseling - No credit awarded
Drug & Alcohol Abuse - No credit awarded
Contemporary Western Europe : 1946 - 1990 48 POLS 314 3
An Introduction to the Modern Middle East 44 POLS 466 3
Human/Cultural Geography 48 GEOG 100S 3
Ethics in America 46/400 POLS 495 3
The Civil War & Reconstruction - No credit awarded
Art of Western World - No credit awarded
Introduction to World Religions - No credit awarded
Money and Banking - No credit awarded
Organizational Behavior - No credit awarded
Criminal Justice 49/400 CRJS 1ELE 3
Environment and Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet - No credit awarded
Foundations of Education - No credit awarded
Fundamentals of College Algebra 47/400 MATH 102M 3
General Anthropology 47 ANTR 1ELE 3
Here's to Your Health 48/400 HE 230 3
Introduction to Law Enforcement 45 CRJS 1ELE 3
Lifespan Development Psychology 46 PSYC 203S 3
Management Information Systems - No credit awarded
Human Resource Management 46 MGMT 340 -
Physical Geology 46 OEAS 111N 3
Principles of Financial Accounting 47 ACCT 201 3
Principles of Finance 46/400 FIN 323 3
Principles of Physical Science I 47 OEAS 110N 3
Principles of Supervision 46 SEP 302 3
Principles of Statistics 48/400 STAT 130M 3