Credit for the College Level Examination (CLEP) Program

A student must be enrolled at San Bernardino Valley College to receive credit for CLEP Examinations. Credit will not be granted for which equivalent or more advanced course work has been completed. Students will receive appropriate credit for CLEP examinations, that faculty have determined equivalent to SBVC courses and/or graduation requirements. Students should be aware of the following:

  • University of California does not accept CLEP Examinations.
  • Acceptance of CLEP varies at campuses of the CSU.
  • At SBVC, credit for CLEP Examinations is on a pass/no pass basis only; no letter grades are assigned.
  • Some CLEP Examinations may be under review at SBVC. CLEP scores for examinations no longer offered are evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Students request credit for CLEP through the Admissions and Records Office, AD/SS 100, or by calling (909) 384-4401.

Business

CLEP Examination SBVC Required Score SBVC Units SBVC Equivalent Course (to clear prerequisite requirements) SBVC Graduation Requirement CSU GE-Breadth Area
Principles of Accounting 50 3 None No credit No credit
Introductory Business Law 50 3 BUSAD 210 No credit No credit
Info. Systems & Computer Apps. 50 3 None No credit No credit
Principles of Management 50 3 None No credit No credit
Principles of Marketing 50 3 None No credit No credit
Financial Accounting 50 3 None No credit No credit

Composition and Literature

CLEP Examination SBVC Required Score SBVC Units SBVC Equivalent Course (to clear prerequisite requirements) SBVC Graduation Requirement CSU GE-Breadth Area
American Literature 50 3 None Category III C2
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50 3 None Category III C2
College Composition No credit No credit None No credit No credit
English Literature 50 3 None No credit No credit
Humanities 50 3 None Category III C2

Foreign Languages

CLEP Examination SBVC Required Score SBVC Units SBVC Equivalent Course (to clear prerequisite requirements) SBVC Graduation Requirement CSU GE-Breadth Area
French Language (Levels 1 and 2) - Complete both 59 3 FRENCH 102 Category III C2
German Language (Levels 1 and 2) - Complete both 60 3 None Category III C2
Spanish Language (Levels 1 and 2) - Complete both 63 3 SPAN 102 Category III C2

History and Social Sciences

CLEP Examination SBVC Required Score SBVC Units SBVC Equivalent Course (to clear prerequisite requirements) SBVC Graduation Requirement CSU GE-Breadth Area
American Government 50 3 None Category II D8
Human Growth and Development 50 3 PSYCH 111 Category II E
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 3 None No credit No credit
Introductory Psychology 50 3 PSYCH 100 Category II D9
Introductory Sociology 50 3 SOC 100 Category II D0
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3 ECON 200 Category II D2
Principles of Microeconomics 50 3 ECON 201 Category II D2
History of the United States I 50 3 HIST 100 Category II D6 + US-1
History of the United States II 50 3 HIST 101 Category II D6 + US-1
Western Civilization I 50 3 None Category II or III C2 or D6
Western Civilization II 50 3 None Category II D6

Science and Mathematics

CLEP Examination SBVC Required Score SBVC Units SBVC Equivalent Course (to clear prerequisite requirements) SBVC Graduation Requirement CSU GE-Breadth Area
Biology 50 3 BIOL 100 (No lab credit) Category I (No lab credit) B2
Calculus 50 3 MATH 250 Category IV B4
Chemistry 50 3 None Category I (No lab credit) B1
College Algebra 50 3 MATH 102 Category IV B4
College Algebra – Trigonometry 50 3 None Category IV B4
College Mathematics No Credit No Credit None No credit No credit
Natural Sciences 50 3 None Category I B1 or B2
Precalculus 50 3 MATH 151 Category IV B4