Alternative Credit

 

Credit by Examination (CBE)

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CSI accepts subject matter CLEP scores for the courses and general education areas outlined below. If the official transcript score(s) submitted is at or above the approved scores recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE), students can transcript the corresponding credit amount listed for each course listing. CLEP exams are administered by the CSI Testing Center. For more information, please contact campustesting@csi.edu (208) 732-6532. For CLEP exams that have already been taken, an official transcript can be requested by writing to:

CLEP Transcript Service
P.O. Box 6600
Princeton NJ 08541-6600
(609) 771-7865 (phone)
(609) 771-7088 (fax)
clep@info.collegeboard.org (e-mail)

 

CLEP Examination Scores and CSI Equivalent Courses

CLEP Examination CSI's
Required Score
Amount of Credit Granted
Equivalent Course(s)
Composition & Literature
American Literature
50
6
ENGL 277-278
College
Composition
50
6
ENGL 101-102
English Literature
50
6
ENGL 267-268
Humanities
50
6
General Education Core Humanities
Science & Mathematics
Algebra
50
3
MATH 143
Biology
50
3
BIOL 201
College Mathematics
50
3
General Education Core Mathematics
Natural Sciences
50
3
General Education Core Science
World Languages
French, Level 1
50
8
FREN 101-102
French, Level 2
59
8
FREN 101-102 & 201-202
Spanish, Level 1
50
8
SPAN 101-102
Spanish, Level 2
63
8
SPAN 101-102 & 201-202
History & Social Sciences  
American Government
50
3
POLS 101
History of the US 1: Early Colonization’s to 1877
50
3
HIST 111
History of the US 2: 1865 to the Present
50
3
HIST 112
Macroeconomics, Principles of
50
3
ECON 201
Microeconomics, Principles of
50
3
ECON 202
Psychology, Introductory
50
3
PSYC 101
Sociology, Introductory
50
3
SOCY 101
Social Sciences & History
50
3
General Education Core Social Science
Western Civilization 1: Ancient Near East to 1648
50
3
HIST 101
Western Civilization 2: 1648 to the Present
50
3
HIST 102
Business
Accounting, Financial
50
3
ACCT 201
Information Systems & Computer Applications
50
3
BUSA 215
Management,
Principles of
50
3
BUSA 255
Marketing,
Principles of
50
3
BUSA 250