Standardized Examination

A student may earn a maximum of 30 credits by examination through a combination of the standardized examinations listed below. Credits may only be awarded within the student’s first 60 credits at Caldwell University. Refer to the chart below for examinations which Caldwell accepts and course equivalencies. Always check with your Academic Department before enrolling to ensure the examination will aid in your degree progression. This listing is subject to change.

Contact Pamela Cavanagh at pcavanagh@caldwell.edu for more information on scheduling an examination.

Equivalent Caldwell CourseCambridgeCLEPDSSTEXCELSIORCAPEInternational Baccalaureate (IB)A.P. Credit

Examination Credits
Students may only receive credit within their first 60 credits earned.
Check with your Advisor prior to Registering for any exam to ensure credit will be applicable to your degree.

Effective: Spring 2018. *If you are a current student who previously tested and would like your examination credit to be re-evaluated based on the updated equivalencies, e-mail Registrar@caldwell.edu.

SubjectExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell Course
EnglishAmerican LiteratureCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines EN227 or EN305 (For English Majors)
Analyzing & Interpreting LiteratureCLEP6Refer to CLEP Guidelines English Literature Core (EN COR 2) & Free Elective
College CompositionCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines EN111
College Composition ModularCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines EN111
English LiteratureCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines EN306
HumanitiesCLEP6Refer to CLEP Guidelines English Literature Core (EN COR 2) & Fine Art Core (FA COR 1)
English LiteratureCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY3Grade of B or higherEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)
English LanguageCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY3Grade of B or higherEN111
Extended EssayInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY3 4 or better on HLEN 111
English A1International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY3 4 or better on HLEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)
English A2International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY3 4 or better on HLEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)
Theatre ArtsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY3 4 or better on HLDR102
English Language & Composition(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherEN111
English Literature(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)
LanguageFrenchCLEP6*See Equivalencies for Scoring FR101 & FR102 (Score 50-59) OR FR201 & FR202 (Score 60 +)
GermanCLEP6*See Equivalencies for Scoring Language Core (LA COR 1) & Global Awareness (ENRCH2)
SpanishCLEP6*See Equivalencies for Scoring SP101 & SP102 (Score 50-63) OR SP201 & SP202 (Score 64 +)
SpanishCLEP6*See Equivalencies for Scoring SP101 & SP102 (Score 50-63) OR SP201 & SP202 (Score 64 +)
French BInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY64 or better on HLFR201 & FR202
Italian BInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY64 or better on HLIT201 & IT202
Spanish 2International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY64 or better on HLSP201 & SP202
Chinese Language & Culture(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
French Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
German Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
Japanese Language & Culture(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
Latin: Vergil(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
Spanish Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
Spanish Literature(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
Italian Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)
BusinessMicroeconomicsCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines BU205
MacroeconomicsCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines BU210
ManagementCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines BU260
Principles of AccountingCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines BU211
Business LawCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines BU350
MarketingCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines BU221
Principles of FinanceDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU337
Personnel/Human Resource ManagementDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU470
Organizational BehaviorDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU370
Business Law IIDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU355
Introduction to BusinessDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU105
Money & BankingDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU430
Principles of SupervisionDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesFree Elective
Economics I CAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of C or higherBU205
Economics IICAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherFree Elective
Macroeconomics
(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBusiness
Microeconomics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBusiness
AccountingCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherBU211
Business StudiesCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherBU105
ComputerCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherCS115
Business and ManagementInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBU105
Business StudiesInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBU105
EconomicsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBU205
Accounting: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU211
Accounting: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective Credit
Economics: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU205
Economics: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU210
Entrepreneurship: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective Credit
Entrepreneurship: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective Credit
Information Technology: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)CS115
Information Technology: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)CS Elective Credit
Management of Business: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU105
Management of Business: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective Credit
History, Political Science, & Social StudiesWestern Civilization ICLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines HI101
Western Civilization IICLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines HI102
American GovernmentCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines PO225
Social Science & HistoryCLEP6Refer to CLEP Guidelines Social Science Core (SS COR 1 & SS COR 2) *Majors with specific core requirements should consult Dept. Chair prior to testing
History of the United States: Early Colonial to 1877CLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines HI203
History of the United States: 1865 to PresentCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines HI204
Human/Cultural GeographyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesGY335
Rise/Fall of the Soviet UnionDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI321
Civil War & ReconstructionDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI413
Contemporary Western EuropeDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHistory Core (HI COR 1)
Intro to Modern Middle EastDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI338
History of Vietnam WarDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI250
HistoryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on SL or HLElective Credit
History of the AmericasInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on SL or HLElective Credit
Islamic HistoryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on HL or SLHI 338
GeographyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on HL or SLGY 335
Social and Cultural AnthropologyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLAN 225
History: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III, IV)HI102
European History(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherHI101
Comp Government & Politics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPO364
U.S. Government & Politics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPO225
U.S. History
(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherHI203
(AP) Advanced Placement Course35 or higherHI203 AND HI204
World History(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherHI102
Human Geography(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherGY335
Social SciencesIntroductory SociologyCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines SO101
(Anthrology, Criminal Justice, Education, Psychology, & Sociology)Introductory PsychologyCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines PS150
Human Growth & DevelopmentCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines PS201
Introduction to Educational PsychologyCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines PS322
Community Health NursingEXCELSIOR3Refer to Testing GuidelinesED453
AnthropologyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesAN225
Introduction to Law EnforcementDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCJ384
Criminal JusticeDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCJ201
Drug & Alcohol AbuseDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPS330
Fundamentals of Counseling DSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPS313
Life Span Development PsychologyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPsychology Major Elective (PS MAJ 1)
SociologyCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherSO101
GeographyCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherGY335
Psychology(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPS150
PsychologyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLPS150
Sociology: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I,II, III, IV)SO101
Sociology: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I,II, III, IV)Elective Credit
Enriched CoreCarribean StudiesCAPE34 or better (I, II, III, IV) Global Awareness Cluster (ENRCL2)
Sciences General BiologyCLEP6Student must pass at the 70th percentileBI101 & BI102 **If the student passes at the 70th percentile, credit will be awarded for General Biology I & II. The student will need to schedule an interview with the science faculty to determine if the Biology laboratory can be waived.
General ChemistryCLEP6Student must pass at the 80th percentileCH111 & CH112 ** If the student passes at 80th percentile, credit will be awarded for chemistry I & II lecture. The student will need to schedule an interview with the science faculty to determine if the Biology laboratory can be waived.
Natural SciencesCLEP6Refer to CLEP Guidelines PY101 & BI103
AstronomyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPY104
Physical GeologyDSSTRefer to DSST GuidelinesPhysical Science (PY COR 1)
Environment & HumanitiesDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBI106
Physics ICAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherPY201 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
Chemistry ICAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherCH111 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
BiologyCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherBI101 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
BiologyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBI101
PhysicsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLPY201
ChemistryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLCH111
Biology: Unit 1CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)BI101 & BI101L
Biology: Unit 2CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)BI102 & BI102L
Chemistry: Unit 1CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)CH111 & CH111L
Chemistry: Unit 2CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)CH112 & CH112L
Physics: Unit 1CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)PY201 & PY201L
Physics: Unit 2CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)PY202 & PY202L
Biology(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBI 101 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
Chemistry(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherCH 111 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
Environmental Science(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherNP107
Physics I(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY201 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
Physics II(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY202 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
Physics C (Electricity &Magnetism)(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY202 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
Physics C (Kinematics)(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY201 *Lab must be taken at Caldwell
MathematicsMathematicsCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines MA112
Calculus CLEP4Refer to CLEP Guidelines MA220
College AlgebraCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines MA130
PrecalculusCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines MA131
Principles of StatisticsDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesMA207
MathematicsCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 4Grade of B or higher (Scores of "A-C" may meet with the Math Dept. to take additional examinations for further award)MA220
Further MathematicsCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 14Grade of B or higher-(Scores of "A-C" may meet with the Math Dept. to take additional examinations for further award)MA214 ( 3 cr.), MA220 (4 cr.), MA221 (4 cr.), AND MA207 or MA131 (3 cr.)
7Grade of C or higher-(Scores of "A-C" may meet with the Math Dept. to take additional examinations for further award)MA214 (3 cr.) AND MA220 (4 cr.)
Pure Mathematics: Unit 1CAPE44 or better (I,II, III, IV)MA220
Pure Mathematics: Unit 2CAPE44 or better (I,II, III, IV)MA221
Calculus AB(AP) Advanced Placement Course43 or higherMA 220
Calculus BC(AP) Advanced Placement Course83 or higherMA 220 AND MA 221
Mathematics International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY*6 or better on HL*This test score will be combined with additional exam taken with the Math Dept. Both scores will be used to determine credit allocations and placement.
Statistics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBU305 OR MA207
Computer ScienceInformation Systems & Computer ApplicationsCLEP3Refer to CLEP Guidelines CS115
Intro to Computers with Programming DSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCS115
ComputingCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherCS115
Information Technology in a Global SocietyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLCS231 (Ethical Inquiry Cluster, ENRCH3)
Computer Science A(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherCS195
PhilosophyEthics in AmericaDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPH230 (Ethical Inquiry Cluster, ENRCH3)
Communication & Media StudiesPrinciples of Public SpeakingDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCO230
Communication SkillsCAPE34 or better (I, II, III, IV) CO230
MusicMusic International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY45 or better on HLMusic Elective (3 cr.) and MU101 ( 1cr.)
Music International Baccalaureate (IB)-SL ONLY44 or better on SLMU122 (3 cr) and MU 100 (1 cr.)
Music Theory(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherMU103
Art Art History(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAH122
Studio Art-Drawing(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAR111
Studio Art-2D Design(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAR113
Studio Art-3D Design(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAR118
ExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell CourseSubject
English LiteratureCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY3Grade of B or higherEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)English
English LanguageCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY3Grade of B or higherEN111English
Economics ICAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of C or higherBU205Business
Economics IICAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherFree ElectiveBusiness
AccountingCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherBU211Business
Business StudiesCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherBU105Business
ComputerCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherCS115Computer Science
SociologyCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherSO101Sociology
GeographyCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherGY335History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Physics ICAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherPY201 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
Chemistry ICAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherCH111 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
BiologyCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherBI101 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
MathematicsCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 4Grade of B or higher (Scores of "A-C" may meet with the Math Dept. to take additional examinations for further award)MA220Mathematics
Further MathematicsCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 14Grade of B or higher-(Scores of "A-C" may meet with the Math Dept. to take additional examinations for further award)MA214 ( 3 cr.), MA220 (4 cr.), MA221 (4 cr.), AND MA207 or MA131 (3 cr.) Mathematics
7Grade of C or higher-(Scores of "A-C" may meet with the Math Dept. to take additional examinations for further award)MA214 (3 cr.) AND MA220 (4 cr.)Mathematics
ComputingCAMBRIDGE, ADVANCED LEVEL ONLY 3Grade of B or higherCS115Computer Science
ExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell CourseSubject
American LiteratureCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesEN227 or EN305 (For English Majors)English
Analyzing & Interpreting LiteratureCLEP6Refer to CLEP GuidelinesEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2) & Free ElectiveEnglish
College CompositionCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesEN111English
College Composition ModularCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesEN111English
English LiteratureCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesEN306English
HumanitiesCLEP6Refer to CLEP GuidelinesEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2) & Fine Art Core (FA COR 1)English & Fine Arts
FrenchCLEP6*See Equivalencies for ScoringFR101 & FR102 (Score 50-59) OR FR201 & FR202 (Score 60 +)Language & Enriched Core
GermanCLEP6*See Equivalencies for ScoringLanguage Core (LA COR 1) & Global Awareness (ENRCH2)Language & Enriched Core
SpanishCLEP6*See Equivalencies for ScoringSP101 & SP102 (Score 50-63) OR SP201 & SP202 (Score 64 +)Language & Enriched Core
MicroeconomicsCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesBU205Business
MacroeconomicsCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesBU210Business
ManagementCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesBU260Business
Principles of AccountingCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesBU211Business
Business LawCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesBU350Business
MarketingCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesBU221Business
Western Civilization ICLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesHI101History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Western Civilization IICLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesHI102History, Political Science, & Social Studies
American GovernmentCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesPO225History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Social Science & HistoryCLEP6Refer to CLEP GuidelinesSocial Science Core (SS COR 1 & SS COR 2) *Majors with specific core requirements should consult Dept. Chair prior to testingHistory, Political Science, & Social Studies
History of the United States: Early Colonial to 1877CLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesHI203History, Political Science, & Social Studies
History of the United States: 1865 to PresentCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesHI204History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Introductory SociologyCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesSO101Sociology
Introductory PsychologyCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesPS150Psychology
Human Growth & DevelopmentCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesPS201Psychology
Introduction to Educational PsychologyCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesPS322Psychology
General BiologyCLEP6Student must pass at the 70th percentileBI101 & BI102 **If the student passes at the 70th percentile, credit will be awarded for General Biology I & II. The student will need to schedule an interview with the science faculty to determine if the Biology laboratory can be waived.Sciences
General ChemistryCLEP6Student must pass at the 80th percentileCH111 & CH112 ** If the student passes at 80th percentile, credit will be awarded for chemistry I & II lecture. The student will need to schedule an interview with the science faculty to determine if the Biology laboratory can be waived. Sciences
Natural SciencesCLEP6Refer to CLEP GuidelinesPY101 & BI103Sciences
MathematicsCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesMA112Mathematics
CalculusCLEP4Refer to CLEP GuidelinesMA220Mathematics
College AlgebraCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesMA130Mathematics
PrecalculusCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesMA131Mathematics
Information Systems & Computer ApplicationsCLEP3Refer to CLEP GuidelinesCS115Computer Science
ExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell CourseSubject
Principles of FinanceDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU337Business
Personnel/Human Resource ManagementDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU470Business
Organizational BehaviorDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU370Business
Business Law IIDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU355Business
Introduction to BusinessDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU105Business
Money & BankingDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBU430Business
Principles of SupervisionDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesFree ElectiveBusiness
Human/Cultural GeographyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesGY335History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Rise/Fall of the Soviet UnionDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI321History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Civil War & ReconstructionDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI413History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Contemporary Western EuropeDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHistory Core (HI COR 1)History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Intro to Modern Middle EastDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI338History, Political Science, & Social Studies
History of Vietnam WarDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesHI250History, Political Science, & Social Studies
AnthropologyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesAN225Sociology & Anthropology
Introduction to Law EnforcementDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCJ384Criminal Justice
Criminal JusticeDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCJ201Criminal Justice
Drug & Alcohol AbuseDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPS330Psychology
Fundamentals of CounselingDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPS313Psychology
Life Span Development PsychologyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPsychology Major Elective (PS MAJ 1)Psychology
AstronomyDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPY104Sciences
Physical GeologyDSSTRefer to DSST GuidelinesPhysical Science (PY COR 1)Sciences
Environment & HumanitiesDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesBI106Sciences
Principles of StatisticsDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesMA207Mathematics
Intro to Computers with ProgrammingDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCS115Computer Science
Ethics in AmericaDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesPH230 (Ethical Inquiry Cluster, ENRCH3)Enriched Core
Principles of Public SpeakingDSST3Refer to DSST GuidelinesCO230Communication & Media Studies
ExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell CourseSubject
Community Health NursingEXCELSIOR3Refer to Testing GuidelinesED453Education
ExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell CourseSubject
Accounting: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU211Business
Accounting: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective CreditBusiness
Economics: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU205Business
Economics: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU210Business
Entrepreneurship: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective CreditBusiness
Entrepreneurship: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective CreditBusiness
Information Technology: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)CS115Computer Science
Information Technology: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)CS Elective CreditComputer Science
Management of Business: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU105Business
Management of Business: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I, II, III & IV)BU Elective CreditBusiness
History: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I, II, III, IV)HI102History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Sociology: Unit 1CAPE34 or better (I,II, III, IV)SO101Sociology
Sociology: Unit 2CAPE34 or better (I,II, III, IV)Elective CreditSociology
Carribean StudiesCAPE34 or better (I, II, III, IV) Global Awareness Cluster (ENRCL2)Enriched Core
Biology: Unit 1CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)BI101 & BI101LSciences
Biology: Unit 2CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)BI102 & BI102LSciences
Chemistry: Unit 1CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)CH111 & CH111LSciences
Chemistry: Unit 2CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)CH112 & CH112LSciences
Physics: Unit 1CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)PY201 & PY201LSciences
Physics: Unit 2CAPE43 or better (I, II, III)PY202 & PY202LSciences
Pure Mathematics: Unit 1CAPE44 or better (I,II, III, IV)MA220Mathematics
Pure Mathematics: Unit 2CAPE44 or better (I,II, III, IV)MA221Mathematics
Communication SkillsCAPE34 or better (I, II, III, IV) CO230Communication & Media Studies
ExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell CourseSubject
Extended EssayInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLEN 111English
English A1International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)English
English A2International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)English
Theatre ArtsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLDR102English & Drama
French BInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY64 or better on HLFR201 & FR202Language & Enriched Core
Italian BInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY64 or better on HLIT201 & IT202Language & Enriched Core
Spanish 2International Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY64 or better on HLSP201 & SP202Language & Enriched Core
Business and ManagementInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBU105Business
Business StudiesInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBU105Business
EconomicsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBU205Business
HistoryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on SL or HLElective CreditHistory, Political Science, & Social Studies
History of the AmericasInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on SL or HLElective CreditHistory, Political Science, & Social Studies
Islamic HistoryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on HL or SLHI 338History, Political Science, & Social Studies
GeographyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL or HL34 or better on HL or SLGY 335History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Social and Cultural AnthropologyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLAN 225Sociology & Anthropology
PsychologyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLPS150Psychology
BiologyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLBI101Sciences
PhysicsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLPY201Sciences
ChemistryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLCH111Sciences
MathematicsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY*6 or better on HL*This test score will be combined with additional exam taken with the Math Dept. Both scores will be used to determine credit allocations and placement.Mathematics
Information Technology in a Global SocietyInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY34 or better on HLCS231 (Ethical Inquiry Cluster, ENRCH3)Enriched Core
MusicInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-HL ONLY45 or better on HLMusic Elective (3 cr.) and MU101 ( 1cr.)Music
MusicInternational Baccalaureate (IB)-SL ONLY44 or better on SLMU122 (3 cr) and MU 100 (1 cr.)Music
ExaminationExam ProviderCredit AwardedMinimum Grade RequiredEquivalent Caldwell CourseSubject
Art History(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAH122Art
Studio Art-Drawing(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAR111Art
Studio Art-2D Design(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAR113Art
Studio Art-3D Design(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherAR118Art
Calculus AB(AP) Advanced Placement Course43 or higherMA 220Mathematics
Calculus BC(AP) Advanced Placement Course83 or higherMA 220 AND MA 221Mathematics
Statistics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBU305 OR MA207Mathematics
Biology(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBI 101 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
Chemistry(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherCH 111 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
Environmental Science(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherNP107Sciences
Physics I(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY201 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
Physics II(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY202 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
Physics C (Electricity &Magnetism)(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY202 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
Physics C (Kinematics)(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPY201 *Lab must be taken at CaldwellSciences
Chinese Language & Culture(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
French Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
German Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
Japanese Language & Culture(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
Latin: Vergil(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
Spanish Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
Spanish Literature(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
Italian Language(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherLanguage Core (LA COR 1)Language
Computer Science A(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherCS195Computer Science
Macroeconomics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBU210Business
Microeconomics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherBU205Business
English Language & Composition(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherEN111English
English Literature(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherEnglish Literature Core (EN COR 2)English
Music Theory(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherMU103Music
European History(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherHI101History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Comp Government & Politics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPO364History, Political Science, & Social Studies
U.S. Government & Politics(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPO225History, Political Science, & Social Studies
U.S. History(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherHI203History, Political Science, & Social Studies
65 or higherHI203 AND HI204History, Political Science, & Social Studies
World History(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherHI102History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Human Geography(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherGY335History, Political Science, & Social Studies
Psychology(AP) Advanced Placement Course33 or higherPS150Psychology