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CLEP (College Level Examination Program) 

CLEP (College Level Examination Program) is a way to receive college credits for information that you previously learned through examination. The examinations are computerized tests and the number of credits awarded varies from examination to examination.

Triton College currently accepts and awards credit for a passing score for the following CLEP examinations:

CLEP TESTS AVAILABLE TO TRITON STUDENTS FOR CREDIT  
Test Title Passing Score   Equivalent Course   Credits Awarded  
American Government 50 PSC 150 3
American Literature 50 ENG 113 or ENG 114 3
Biology 50 BIS 100 or BIS 101 4
Calculus 50 MAT 131 5
College Algebra 50 MAT 110 5
College Composition - RHT 101 50 RHT 101 3
College Composition - RHT 101 and RHT 102 75 RHT 101 and RHT 102 6
College Mathematics 50 MAT 102 3
Financial Accounting 50 ACC 101 3
History of United States I 50 HIS 151 3
History of United States II 50 HIS 152 3
Human Growth and Development 50 EDU 206 3
Humanities 50 HUM 104 or HUM 105 3
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 CIS 101 3
Introduction to Business Law 50 BUS 161 3
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 EDU 215 3
Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 100 3
Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 100 3
Natural Science 50 BIS 100 and PHS 141 8
Pre-Calculus 50 MAT 111 5
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECO 102 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECO 103 3
Principles of Management 50 BUS 150 3
Principles of Marketing 50 BUS 127 3
Spanish Language - Level I 50 SPN 101 and SPN 102 8
Spanish Language - Level II 70 SPN 103 and SPN 104 8
Western Civilization I 50 HIS 121 3
Western Civilization II 50 HIS 122 3

OTHER CLEP TESTS AVAILABLE:
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
English Literature
French Language
German Language
Social Science and History

Student Identification
Effective July 1, 2014, one form of government-issued identification will be acceptable for CLEP test-takers. A secondary form of ID will no longer be required. The primary identification must be valid and current, must bear the test-taker’s full name in English language characters, and must contain a photograph and a signature.

Fees required for the CLEP exam:
$80.00 per test Go to http://clep.collegeboard.org/register/exam to create an account and pay for your CLEP exam. You must bring your CLEP registration ticket on the day of your exam..
$15.00 per test, service fee, payable to Triton College with cash, check or money order.

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