Exams for Credit

Exams for Credit

Credit by Examination

UW-Whitewater Credit By Exam Opportunities and Evaluations [PDF]

Credit by examination may be obtained at UW-Whitewater through Departmental Examination, the College level Examination Program (CLEP), the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program, the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB), and Advance Placement (AP) examinations.  A student may receive a maximum of 60 credits on the basis of examinations.

College level examination program (CLEP)

EXAMINATIONS MIN. SCORE UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY UNITS
American Government 65 POLISCI 141EX American Government and Politics (GS) 3
American Literature 60 ENGLISH 348EX American Modernism 3
Biology 50 BIOLOGY 120EX Biological Foundations (GL) 4
Business Law 51 FNBSLW 341EX Business and Commercial Law 3
Chemistry 50 CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) 5
Chemistry 65 CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) and CHEM 104EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) 10
Humanities 50/500 MISC 999EX or 999EXH Miscellaneous College Course* (GH) 3
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 ITSCM 280EX Introduction to Information Systems 3
Introductory Psychology 50/500 PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (GS) 3
Natural Sciences 50 MISC 999EXL Miscellaneous College Course* (GL) 5
Principles of Macroeconomics 52 ECON 202EX Principles of Macroeconomics (GS) 3
Principles of Marketing 55 MARKETNG 311EX Principles of Marketing 3
Principles of Microeconomics 52 ECON 201EX Principles of Microeconomics (GS) 3
Principles of Management 52 MANGEMNT 310 Organization and Management 3
Social Science-History 50/500 MISC 999EX OR 999EXS Miscellaneous College Course* (GS) 3
* Courses designated as 999 count as miscellaneous credit in the department listed (MISC=Miscellaneous college credit), and the credits count toward the 120 units needed for graduation

Departmental Exams

UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY MIN. SCORE UNITS
COMM110W Introduction to Human Communication (available only during the first two weeks of classes) Department Decision 0 units, 110 waived
ACCOUNT 244EX Introduction to Financial Accounting Department Decision 3
ACCOUNT 249EX Introduction to Managerial Accounting Department Decision 3
ACCOUNT 261EX Intermediate Accounting I Department Decision 3
BIOLOGY 141EX Introductory Biology I (GL) Department Decision 5
BIOLOGY 142EX Introductory Biology II (GL) Department Decision 5
Chem 102EX Introductory Chemistry  (GL) Department Decision 5
Chem 104EX Introductory Chemistry  (GL) Department Decision 5
COMPSCI 171EX Introduction to Programming (GM) 75% 3
ECON 245EX Business Statistics I Department Decision 3
LDRSHP 110EX, 111EX, 120EX, 210EX, 211EX, 220EX, 221EX Department Decision max. 12 units
MANGEMNT 301EX Organizational Behavior 75% 3
MATH 40W Pre-Algebra 75% 0 units, 040 waived
MATH 41W Beginning Algebra 75% 0 units, 041 waived
MATH 141W Intermediate Algebra (May not be taken by anyone who has previously attempted MATH 141) 75% 0 units, 141 waived
MATH 143EX Finite Math for Business and Social Sciences (May not be taken by anyone who has previously attempted MATH 143) 75% 0 units, 143 waived
MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GM) 72% 5
MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GM) (UW-Madison Exam/Certification) Department Decision 5
PHYSCS 180EX Physics of Scientists & Engineers I (GL) Department Decision 5
PHYSCS 181EX Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (GL) Department Decision 5

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EXAMINATIONS MIN. SCORE UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY UNITS
Art of the Western World 48 ARTHIST 999EX Miscellaneous Art History Course* (GA) 3
Business Mathematics 48 / 400 MATH 999EX Miscellaneous Math Course* (GM) 3
Fundamentals of College Algebra 47 / 400 MATH 141EX Intermediate Algebra 4
Human Resource Management 46 MANGEMNT 320 Human Resource Management 3
Introduction to Computing 45 / 400 COMPSCI 9999M Miscellaneous Computer Science Course* (GM) 3
Introduction to World Religions 48 / 400 RELIGST 999 Miscellaneous Religious Studies Course* 3
Organizational Behavior 48 MANGEMNT 301EX Organizational Behavior 3
Personal Finance 46 / 400 FNBSLW 301 Personal Finance 3
Fundamentals of Counseling 45 COUNSED 450 Introduction to Counseling 3
Principles of Statistics 48 / 400 MATH 230 Introductory Statistics (GM) 3
* Courses designated as 999 count as miscellaneous credit in the department listed (MISC=Miscellaneous college credit), and the credits count toward the 120 units needed for graduation

International Baccalaureate program (Ib)

EXAMINATIONS SCORE UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY UNITS
Art/Design - Higher Level 4 ARTSTDIO 999EX Miscellaneous Art Studio Course* and ARTSTDIO 999AEX Miscellaneous Art Studio Course* 6
Art/Design - Standard Level 4 ARTSTDIO 999EX Miscellaneous Art Studio Course*  3
Biology - Higher Level  4 BIOLOGY 141EX Biology I (GL) and BIOLOGY 142EX Biology II (GL) 10
Biology - Standard Level  4 BIOLOGY 120EX Biological Foundations (GL) 4
Business Management - Higher Level 4 ITBE 141 Business Concepts 3
Business Management - Standard Level 4 ITBE 141 Business Concepts 3
Chemistry - Higher Level  4 CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) and CHEM 104EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) 10
Chemistry - Standard Level  4 CHEM 100EX Chemistry for the Consumer (GL) 4
Economics - Higher Level  4 ECON 201EX Principles of Microeconomics (GS) and ECON 202EX Principles of Macroeconomics (GS) 6
English A1 - Higher Level  4 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English and ENGLISH 102EX Freshman English 6
English A1 - Standard Level  4 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English 3
Environmental Systems & Societies - Higher Level 4 Biology 214EX Ecology and Society (GM) 3
Environmental Systems & Societies - Standard Level 4 Biology 214EX Ecology and Society (GM) 3
French B - Higher Level  4 FRENCH 141EX Beginning French (GH) and FRENCH 142EX Beginning French (GH) 8
French B - Standard Level  4 FRENCH 141EX Beginning French (GH)   4
Geography - Higher Level  4 GEOGRPY 999EX and 999AEX Miscellaneous Geography Course*  6
Geography - Standard Level  4 GEOGRPY 999EX Miscellaneous Geography Course*   3
German B - Higher Level  4 GERMAN 141EX Beginning German (GH) and GERMAN 142EX Beginning German (GH) 8
German B - Standard Level  4 GERMAN 141EX Beginning German (GH)   4
Greek - Higher Level  4 FORLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language* (GH) 6
Greek - Standard Level  4 FORLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language* (GH) 3
History - Standard Level  4 HISTRY 155EX History of Modern Europe (GH) 3
History of Europe - Higher Level  4 HISTRY 155EX History of Modern Europe (GH) and HISTRY 999EX Miscellaneous History Course* 6
History of the Americas - Higher Level  4 HISTRY 125EX History of Modern America (GH) (exam credit cannot meet Diversity requirement) and HISTRY 999EX Miscellaneous History Course* 6
Information Technology in a Global Society 4 COMPSCI 162EX Computer Applications (GM) and COMPSCI 9999IS Miscellaneous Computer Science Course* 6
Latin - Higher Level  4 FORLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language* (GH) 6
Latin -Standard Level  4 FORLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language* (GH) 3
Mathematics - Higher Level  4 MATH 152W Elementary Functions and MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GM) 5
Mathematics - Standard Level  4 MATH 141W Intermediate Algebra and MATH 152W Elementary Functions 0
Mathematical Studies - Standard Level 4 MATH 141W Intermediate Algebra 0
Music - Higher Level  4 MUSC 999 and 999EX Miscellaneous Music Course*  6
Music - Standard Level  4 MUSC 999 Miscellaneous Music Course*  3
Philosophy - Higher Level  4 PHILSPHY 241EX Introduction to Philosophy (GH) 3
Physics - Standard Level  4 PHYSCS 130EX Physics Foundations (GL) 5
Physics Higher Level  4 PHYSCS 140EX Principles of Physics I (GL) and PHYSCS 141EX Principles of Physics II (GL) 10
Psychology - Higher Level 4 PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (GS) 3
Psychology - Standard Level  4 PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (GS) 3
Social Anthropology - Higher Level 4 ANTHROPL 218EX Cultural Anthropology (GS) and ANTHROPL 999EX Miscellaneous Anthropology Course* 6
Social Anthropology - Standard Level 4 ANTHROPL 218EX Cultural Anthropology (GS)   3
Spanish B - Higher Level  4 SPANISH 141EX Beginning Spanish (GH) and SPANISH 142EX Beginning Spanish (GH) 8
Spanish B - Standard Level  4 SPANISH 141EX Beginning Spanish (GH)   4
Theatre Arts - Higher Level  4 THEATRE 110EX Introduction to the Theatre (GA) and THEATRE 200EX Practicum-Theatre Activities (GA) 6
Theatre Arts - Standard Level  4 THEATRE 100EX Theatre Appreciation (GA) and THEATRE 200EX Practicum-Theatre Activities (GA) 3
Visual Arts - Higher Level  4 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) and ARTSTDIO 999EX Miscellaneous Art Studio Course* 6
Visual Arts - Standard Level  4 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) 3
Completion of Full IB Diploma 28 MISC 999EX Miscellaneous College Credit* 3
* Courses designated as 999 count as miscellaneous credit in the department listed (MISC=Miscellaneous college credit), and the credits count toward the 120 units needed for graduation

Advanced Placement Examinations

EXAMINATIONS MIN. SCORE UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY UNITS
Biology 3 BIOLOGY 120EX Biological Foundations (GL) 4
Calculus AB 3 MATH 243EX Short Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (GM) 3
  4 MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GM) 5
Calculus BC 3 MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GM) and MATH 254EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry II  10
Calculus BC: AB sub-score 3 MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GM) 5
Chemistry 3 CHEM 999EX Miscellaneous Chemistry Course* (GM) 5
  4 CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) 5
  5 CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) and CHEM 104EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) 10
Chinese Language and Culture 3 CHINESE 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language Course* (GH) 3
Comparative Government and Politics 3 POLISCI 999EX Misellaneous Political Science Course* (GS) 3
Computer Science A or AB 3 COMPSCI 172EX Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming in Java (GM) 3
English Language and Composition 3 ENGLISH 999EX Miscellaneous English Course* 3
  4 ENGLISH 999EX and ENGLISH 999AEX Miscellaneous English Courses*  
English Literature and Composition 3 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English 3
  4 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English and ENGLISH 102EX Freshman English 6
Environmental Sciences 3 BIOLOGY 214EX Ecology and Society (GM) or BIOLOGY 999 Miscellaneous Biology Course* (if student is a Biology major) 3
European History 3 HISTRY 155EX History of Modern Europe (GH) 3
French Language 3 FRENCH 252EX Intermediate French (GH) (Retro credits for FRENCH 141, 142, and 251 may be earned if FRENCH 321 is completed with a grade of B or better) 4
  4 FRENCH 321EX Advanced French Language Study (GH) (Retro credits for FRENCH 141, 142, 251, and 252 may be earned if FRENCH 322 is completed with a grade of B or better) 3
French Literature 3 FRENCH 331EX Readings in Modern French 3
German Language 3 GERMAN 252EX Intermediate German (GH) (Retro credits for GERMAN 141, 142, and 251 may be earned in GERMAN 321 if completed with a grade of B or better) 4
  4 GERMAN 321EX Advanced German Language Study (GH) (Retro credits for GERMAN 141, 142, 251, and 252 may be earned if GERMAN 322 is completed with a grade of B or better) 3
History of Art 3 ARTHIST 999EX Miscellaneous Art History Course* 3
Human Geography 3 GEOGRPY 230EX Human Geography (GS) 3
Introductory Psychology 3 PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (GS) 3
Italian Language and Culture 3 FORNLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language Course* (GH) 3
Japanese Language and Culture 3 JAPANESE 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language Course* (GH) 3
Latin: Literature 3 FORNLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language Course* (GH) 3
Latin: Vergil 3 FORNLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language Course* (GH) 3
Macroeconomics 3 ECON 202EX Principles of Macroeconomics (GH) 3
Microeconomics 3 ECON 201EX Principles of Microeconomics (GH) 3
Music Theory 3 MUSC 151EX Theory 2
  4 MUSC 151EX Theory and MUSC 153EX Aural Skills I 4
  5 MUSC 151EX Theory I, MUSC 152EX Theory II, and MUSC 153EX Aural Skills I 6
Physics B 3 PHYSCS 140EX Principles of Physics I (GL) and PHYSCS 141EX Principles of Physics II (GL) 10
Physics C (Elec & Magnetism) 3 PHYSCS 999EX Miscellaneous Physics Course* (GM) 4
  4 PHYSCS 181EX Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (GL) 5
Physics C (Mechanics) 3 PHYSCS 999EX Miscellaneous Physics Course* (GM) 5
  5 PHYSCS 180EX Physics of Scientists & Engineers I (GL) 5
Spanish Language 3 SPANISH 252EX Intermediate Spanish (GH) (Retro credits for SPANISH 141, 142, and 251 may be earned if SPANISH 321 is completed with a grade of B or better 4
  4 SPANISH 321EX Advanced Spanish Language Study (GH) (Retro credits for SPANISH 141, 142, 251, and 252 may be earned if SPANISH 322 is completed with a grade of B or better) 3
Spanish Literature 3 SPANISH 331EX Peninsular-Spanish Readings I 3
Statistics 3 MATH 230 Introductory Statistics (GM) 3
Studio Art: Drawing 3 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) 3
Studio Art: 2D Design 3 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) 3
Studio Art: 3D Design 3 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) 3
US Government and Politics 3 POLISCI 999EX Miscellaneous Political Science Course (GS) 3
  4 POLISCI 141EX American Government and Politics (GS) 3
United States History 3 HISTRY 125EX History of Modern America (GH) (exam credit cannot meet Diversity requirement) 3
World History 3 GENED 120EX US Experience in a World Context (GH--if not counted as core course requirement) 3
* Courses designated as 999 count as miscellaneous credit in the department listed, and the credits count toward the 120 units needed for graduation

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