College Level Examination Program

All colleges at UCCS accept College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exam credits per the table below. Applicability may vary by college. Please contact an advisor in Academic Advising  for score interpretation and degree applicability.

NOTE: Although other CLEP exams exist the CLEP exams listed below are the only CLEP exams that UCCS accepts.

College Level Exam Program (CLEP) exam equivalency decisions are made based on when the exam was taken, not when the student matriculates to UCCS.

CLEP EXAM TITLE CLEP SCORE UCCS EQUIVALENT SEMESTER HOURS
American Government 50 PSC 1999TC 3
American Literature 50 ENGL 1999TC 3
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 ENGL 1999TC 3
Biology 50-53 BIOL 1999TC 6
Biology 54+ BIOL 1000, BIOL 1060, BIOL 1999TC 6
Calculus 50-53 MATH 1999TC 4
Calculus 54+ MATH 1350  4
Chemistry 50-53 CHEM 1999TC 6
Chemistry 54+ CHEM 1401, CHEM 1402 5
College Algebra 50 MATH 1999TC 3
College Composition 50 ENGL 1310, ENGL 1410 6
*College Composition Modular w/ Essay    50 w/ pass on essay   ENGL 1310 3
College Mathematics 50 MATH 1999TC 3
English Literature 50 ENGL 1999TC 3
French Language: Level 2 55 FR 1010, FR 1020, FR 1999TC 9
German Language: Level 2 55+ GER 1010, GER 1020, GER 1999TC 9
History of the U.S. I 50-54 HIST 1999TC 3
History of the U.S. I 55+ HIST 1510 3
History of the U.S. II 50-54 HIST 1999TC 3
History of the U.S. II 55+ HIST 1530 3
Humanities 50 HUM 1999TC 3
Human Growth and Development 50 PSY 1999TC 3
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 PSY 2999TC 3
Introductory Psychology 50-53 PSY 2999TC 3
Introductory Psychology 54+ PSY 1000 3
Introductory Sociology 50-54 SOC 1999TC 3
Introductory Sociology 55+ SOC 1110 3
Natural Sciences 50 NCS 1001 6
Precalculus 50 MATH 1999TC 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50-54 ECON 1999TC 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 55+ ECON 2020 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50-54 ECON 1999TC 3
Principles of Microeconomics 55+ ECON 1010 3
Social Sciences and History 50 XFCR 1999TC 3
Spanish Language: Level 2 56 SPAN 1010, SPAN 1020, SPAN 1999TC 8
Western Civilization I 50-54 HIST 1999TC 3
Western Civilization I 55+ HIST 1010 3
Western Civilization I 50-54 HIST 1999TC 3
Western Civilization II 55+ HIST 1030 3

*Earning credit for ENGL 1310 requires students to complete both the CLEP multiple choice portion and the written exam responding to a prompt unique to UCCS. Please email the FYRWP at fywplace@uccs.edu for complete details. 

Note 1: All CLEP exams above count towards GT-Pathways requirements.

Note 2: Courses ending in "999TC" indicate that departmental credit is given, but that there is no direct equivalent course at UCCS.