Nov 30, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Credit may be granted for the achievement of a satisfactory score on the College Level Examination Program’s (CLEP) subject examinations. Satisfactory achievement on the subject examinations is defined as a score of 50 or above.

In general, CLEP examinations should be completed prior to the conclusion of the second semester at the university to avoid duplication of first-year introductory courses.

UNLV courses or requirements satisfied through CLEP Scores

CLEP Examination Credits UNLV Equivalent
Composition and Literature    
American Literature 3 General Elective
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 3 General Elective
College Composition 3 ENG 101
College Composition Modular 3 ENG 101
English Literature 3 Gen Ed (Humanities)
Humanities 3 General Elective
World Languages    
French Language:   Levels 1 and 2 6 FREN 113 & FREN 114
German Language:   Levels 1 and 2 6 GER 113 &  GER 114
Spanish Language:   Levels 1 and 2 6 SPAN 113 & SPAN 114
History and Social Sciences    
American Government 3 Gen Ed (U.S. Constitution)
History of the United States I 3 HIST 101
History of the United States II 3 HIST 102T**
Human Growth and Development 3 General Elective
Introduction to Educational Psychology 3 General Elective
Introductory Psychology 3 PSY 101
Introductory Sociology 3 SOC 101
Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECON 103***
Principles of Microeconomics 3 ECON 102***
Social Sciences and History 3 General Elective
Western Civilization I:  Ancient Near East to 1648 3 HIST 105
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 3 HIST 106T**
Science and Mathematics    
Biology 4 BIOL 189A and BIOL 189L
Calculus 4 MATH 181
Chemistry 3 CHEM 121A
College Algebra 3 MATH 124
College Mathematics 3 MATH 120
Natural Sciences 3 Gen Ed (Science without Lab)
Precalculus 3 MATH 127
Financial Accounting 3 ACC 201
Information Systems 3 General Elective
Introductory Business Law 3 General Elective
Principles of Management 3 MGT 301
Principles of Marketing 3 MKT 301

*Students with these scores may petition the English Department to satisfy the English World Literature requirement of the UNLV General Education Core Curriculum.

**Course denotes that a component of the course (US or NV constitution) is missing and that the course can be used to fulfill humanities General Education and HIST 102 or 106 requirements but cannot fulfill US or NV Constitution requirements.

*** Pre-Major Business Course.