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

EXAMINATIONS

MINIMUM SCORE

UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY

UNITS

Financial Accounting

50

MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives

3

American Government

65 + Dept essay

POLISCI 141EX American Government and Politics (GS)

3

American Literature

60

ENGLISH 348EX

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives

3

Biology

50

BIOLOGY 120EX Biological Foundations (GL)

4

Calculus

60

MATH 253EX Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (GQ)

5

College Algebra

50

MATH 150W College Algebra

0

Chemistry

50

CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL)

5

Chemistry

65

CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) and CHEM 104EX Introductory Chemistry (GL)

10

College Composition

50

MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives

3

College Composition Modular

50

MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives

3

Intro to Educational Psychology

50

MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

52

ECON 202EX Principles of Macroeconomics (GS)

3

Principles of Microeconomics

52

ECON 201EX Principles of Microeconomics (GS)

3

English Literature

50

MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives

3

French Language Level 1

50

FRENCH 141EX

4

French Language Level 2

63

FRENCH 141EX and FRENCH 142EX

8

German Language Level 1

50

GERMAN 141EX

4

German Language Level 2

63

GERMAN 141EX and GERMAN 142EX

8

HUMANITIES

50

MISC 999EXH Miscellaneous College Course* (GH)

3

History of the United States I

50

HISTRY124 (GH) - exam credit will not meet DV req.

3

History of the United States II

50

HISTRY125 (GH) - exam credit will not meet DV req.

3

Human Growth and Development

50

MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives

3

Information Systems

50

ITSCM 280EX Introduction to Information Systems

3

College Mathematics

50

MATH 139W Quantitative Reasoning

0

Natural Sciences

50

MISC 999EXL Miscellaneous College Course* (GL)

5

Precalculus

50

MATH 152W Precalculus

0

Introductory Psychology

50

PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (GS)

3

Social Science-History

50

MISC 999EXS Miscellaneous College Course* (GS)

3

Spanish Language Level 1

50

SPANISH 141EX

4

Spanish Language Level 2

63

SPANISH 141EX and SPANISH 142EX

8

Principles of Management

52

MANGEMNT 310 Organization and Management

3

Introductory Sociology

60

SOCIOLGY 250 Social Problems (GS)

3

Western Civilization I

50

HISTRY154 Western Civilization (GH)

3

Western Civilization II

50

HISTRY155 History of Modern Europe (GH)

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


UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY MIN. SCORE UNITS
COMM110 Introduction to Human Communication (see dept website for more info.) Department Decision 0 units, 110 waived
ACCOUNT 244 Introduction to Financial Accounting Department Decision 3
BIOLOGY 141 Introductory Biology I (GL) Department Decision 5
BIOLOGY 142 Introductory Biology II (GL) Department Decision 5
Chem 102 Introductory Chemistry I (GL) Department Decision 5
Chem 104 Introductory Chemistry I (GL) Department Decision 5
LDRSHP Department Decision max. 12 units
LDRSHP 110EX MAX SCORE OF 1 2
LDRSHP 111EX MAX SCORE OF 1 1
LDRSHP 120EX MAX SCORE OF 1 2
LDRSHP 121EX MAX SCORE OF 1 1
LDRSHP 210EX MAX SCORE OF 1 2
LDRSHP 211EX MAX SCORE OF 1 1
LDRSHP 220 MAX SCORE OF 1 2
LDRSHP 221 MAX SCORE OF 1 1
PHYSCS 180 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I (GL) Department Decision 5
PHYSCS 181 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (GL) Department Decision 5

EXAMINATIONS MIN. SCORE UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY UNITS
Art of the Western World 48 / 400 ARTHIST 999 Miscellaneous Art History Course* (GA) 3
Principles of Advanced English Composition 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Astronomy 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Business Ethics & Society 48 / 400 BEINDP 101 Business & Society 3
Business Mathematics 48 / 400 MATH 999 Miscellaneous Math Course* (GM) 3
Civil War and Reconstruction 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Introduction to Computing 45 / 400 COMPSCI 999 Miscellaneous Computer Science Course* (GM) 3
Criminal Justice 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Fundamentals of College Algebra 47 / 400 MATH 141W Fundamentals of College Algebra 0
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 48 / 400 ITSCM 221 Information Technology Infrastructure 3
Ethics in America 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Foundations of Education 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
General Anthropology 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Health and Human Development 48 / 400 PEGNRL 192EX Personal Health and Fitness for Life 1
History of the Vietnam War 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Human Resource Management 46 / 400 MANGEMNT 320 Human Resource Management 3
Introduction to Business 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Introduction to Law Enforcement 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Lifespan Developmental Psychology 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Management Information Systems 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Math for Liberal Arts 48 / 400 MATH 140W Mathematical Ideas 0
Money and Banking 48 / 400 ECON 354 Money and Banking 3
Organizational Behavior 48 / 400 MANGEMNT 301EX Organizational Behavior 3
Personal Finance 46 / 400 FNBSLW 101EX Consumer Finance 3
Principles of Finance 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Principles of Physical Science I 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Principles of Public Speaking 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
History of the Soviet Union 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Principles of Statistics 48 / 400 MATH 230 Introduction to Statistical Reasoning and Analysis (GQ) - does not include waivers 3
Principles of Supervision 48 / 400 MANGEMNT 486 Supervisory Management 3
Substance Abuse 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
Technical Writing 48 / 400 MISC999EX Miscellaneous Electives 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

EXAMINATIONS MIN. 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
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
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
Biology - Higher Level  4 BIOLOGY 141EX, Biology I (GL), BIOLOGY 142EX, Biology II (GL) 10
Biology - Standard Level  4 BIOLOGY 120EX Biological Foundations (GL) 4
Business Management - Higher Level 4 BEINDP 999 Miscellaneous Credit 3
Business Management - Standard Level 4 BEINDP 999 Miscellaneous Credit 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
Completion of Full IB Diploma 28 MISC 999EX Miscellaneous College Credit* 3
Computer Science - Higher Level 4 COMPSCI 999EX Miscellaneous Credit (GM) and  COMPSCI 999A Miscellaneous Computer Science Course* - 999A can replace COMPSCI172 or 174 in COMPSCI major/minor; personalization needed.  Can also be personalized by ITSCM dept. as 3 credits for ITSCM 180 (Intro. to Programming for Business Applications). 6
Computer Science - Standard Level 4 COMPSCI 999EX Miscellaneous Credit (GM); will accept as pre-req for intro major courses (permission needed) 3
Dance - Standard Level 4 DANCE 110EX (GA) and DANCE 200EX 3
Dance - Higher Level 4 DANCE 110EX (GA) and DANCE 200EX and DANCE 999EX 6
Economics - Higher Level  4 ECON 201EX Principles of Microeconomics (GS) and ECON 202EX Principles of Macroeconomics (GS) 6
Economics -  Standard 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 (Subsidiary Level) 4 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English 3
Environmental Systems & Societies - Standard Level 4 ENVSCI 999 Miscellaneous ENVISCI Course - could be personalized by dept on case-by-case basis 3
Film - Higher Level 4 FILM 999EX Miscellaneous Course 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 Miscellaneous Geography Course And Geography 999AEX*  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
Global Politics - Higher Level 4 GENED 140EX Global Perspectives 3
Global Politics - Standard Level 4 GENED 140EX Global Perspectives 3
History - Standard Level  4 HISTRY 155EX History of Modern Europe (GH) 3
History of Africa - Higher Level 4 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
History of Asia/Ocenia - Higher Level 4 HISTRY 131 East Asia Since 1800 (GH) and HISTRY 999EX Miscellaneous History Course* 6
History of Europe - Higher Level  4 HISTRY 155EX History of Modern Europe (GH) and HISTRY 999EX Miscellaneous History Course* 6
Information Technology in a Global Society - Higher Level 4 ITSCM 280EX Introduction to Information Systems 3
Greek - Higher Level CI LANGUAGE HIGHER LEVEL 4 FORLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language* (GH) 6
Latin -Standard Level CI LANGUAGE SUBSIDIARY LEVEL 4 FORLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language* (GH) 3
Mathematics - Higher Level  4 waived through MATH 152W Precalculus and MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GQ) 5 units for 253 and 152 waived
Mathematics - Standard Level  4 MATH 152W Precalculus Math waived through 152
Mathematical Studies Standard Level 4 MATH 139W Quantitative Reasoning 0
Further Mathematics - Higher Level 4 waived through MATH 152W Precalculus, MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GQ) and 3 credits of MATH999EX 8
Music - Higher Level  4 MUSC 999 Miscellaneous Music Course* and MUSC 999EX Miscellaneous Music Course* 6
Music - Standard Level  4 MUSC 999EX Miscellaneous Music Course*  3
Philosophy - Higher Level  4 PHILSPHY 241EX Introduction to Philosophy (GH) 3
Physics Higher Level  4 PHYSCS 140EX Principles of Physics I (GL) and PHYSCS 141EX Principles of Physics II (GL) 10
Physics - Standard Level  4 PHYSCS 130EX Physics Foundations (GL) 5
Psychology - Higher Level 4 PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (GS) 3
Psychology - Standard Level  4 PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (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

EXAMINATIONS MIN UW-W COURSE EQUIVALENCY UNITS
Studio Art: 2D Design 3 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) 3
Studio Art: 3D Design 3 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) 3
History of Art 3 ARTHIST 999EX Miscellaneous Art History Course* 3
Studio Art: Drawing 3 ARTSTDIO 121EX Basic Art (GA) 3
Biology 3 BIOLOGY 120EX Biological Foundations (GL) 4
Chemistry 3 CHEM 999EXL Miscellaneous Chemistry Course* (GL) 5
Chemistry 4 CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry I (GL) 5
Chemistry 5 CHEM 102EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) and CHEM 104EX Introductory Chemistry (GL) 10
Chinese Language and Culture 3 CHINESE 999EX (NOT FORNLANG 999 Miscellaneous Foreign Language Course* (GH) 3
Computer Science Principles 3 COMPSCI 999EX Miscellaneous Credit (GM); will accept as pre-req for intro. major courses (permission needed) 3
Computer Science A or AB 3 COMPSCI 172EX Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming in Java (GM) 3
European History 3 HISTRY 155EX History of Modern Europe (GH) 3
English Literature and Composition 3 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English 3
English Literature and Composition 4 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English and ENGLISH 102EX Freshman English 6
Macroeconomics 3 ECON 202EX Principles of Macroeconomics (GH) 3
Microeconomics 3 ECON 201EX Principles of Microeconomics (GH) 3
English Language and Composition 3 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English 3
English Language and Composition 4 ENGLISH 101EX Freshman English and ENGLISH 102EX Freshman English 6
Environmental Sciences 3 ENVISCI999EX Miscellaneous credit or BIOLOGY 214EX Ecology and Society (GM)* (if student is a Biology major) 3
Environmental Sciences 4 ENVISCI 200 Intro. to Environmental Science (GN) 4
French Literature 3 FRENCH 331EX Readings in Modern French 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
French Language 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
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
German Language 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
Comparative Government and Politics 3 POLISCI 999EX Misellaneous Political Science Course* (GS) 3
US Government and Politics 3 POLISCI 999EX Misellaneous Political Science Course* (GS) 3
US Government and Politics 4 POLISCI 141EX American Government and Politics (GS) 3
Human Geography 3 GEOGRPY 230EX Human Geography (GS) 3
Italian Language and Culture 3 FORNLANG 999EX Miscellaneous Foreign Language Course* (GH) 3
Japanese Language and Culture 3 JAPANESE 999EX (NOT FORNLANG 999 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
Calculus AB 3 MATH 243EX Short Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (GQ) 3
Calculus AB 4 MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GQ) 5
Calculus BC 3 MATH 253EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (GQ) and MATH 254EX Calculus & Analytic Geometry II  9
Music Theory 3 MUSC 151EX Theory 2
Music Theory 4 MUSC 151EX Theory and MUSC 153EX Aural Skills I 4
Music Theory 5 MUSC 151EX Theory I, MUSC 152EX Theory II, and MUSC 153EX Aural Skills I 6
Statistics 3 MATH 230 Introduction to Statistical Reasonsing (GQ) - MATH139W 3
Physics B 3 PHYSCS 999EX Miscellaneous Physics Course* (GN) 3
Physics B 4 PHYSCS 140EX Principles of Physics I (GL) and PHYSCS 141EX Principles of Physics II (GL) 10
Physics 1 3 PHYSCS 999EX Miscellaneous Physics Course* (GN) 3
Physics 1 4 PHYSCS 140EX Principles of Physics I (GL)  5
Physics 2 3 PHYSCS 999EX Miscellaneous Physics Course* (GN) 3
Physics 2 4 PHYSCS 141EX Principles of Physics II (GL) 5
Physics C (Elec & Magnetism) 3 PHYSCS 999EX Miscellaneous Physics Course* (GN) 3
Physics C (Elec & Magnetism) 4 PHYSCS 181EX Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (GL) 5
Physics C (Mechanics) 3 PHYSCS 999EX Miscellaneous Physics Course* (GN) 3
Physics C (Mechanics) 4 PHYSCS 180EX Physics of Scientists & Engineers I (GL) 5
Introductory Psychology 3 PSYCH 211EX Introductory Psychology (GS) 3
AP Research 3 MISC 999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
AP Seminar 3 MISC 999EX Miscellaneous Electives 3
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
Spanish Language 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
United States History 3 HISTRY 999 Miscellaneous Electives (GH)  3
World History 3 GENED 120EX Historical Perspectives (GH--if not counted as core course requirement) 3
Calculus BC: AB sub-score** 3 MATH 243EX Short Calculus (GQ) 3
Calculus BC: AB sub-score** 4 MATH 253EX Caclulus & Analytic Geometry I (GQ) 5
* Courses designated as 999 count as miscellaneous credit in the department listed, and the credits count toward the 120 units needed for graduation
**Treated Manually---not built into rules on WINS because of variations