College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP cannot be applied to IGETC.

Column 2 - CSU GE: Applied to California State University General Education (CSU GE) certification.

Column 3 - AA/AS GE: Applied to Associate Degree general education Area at CaƱada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College.

Column 4 - CSU provides elective units towards admissions. The units applied toward GE are part of these admissions units

CLEP Exam CSU GE
3 semester units toward CSU GE
Associate Degree General Education
3 semester units toward AA/AS GE
CSU Assigns Units for Admission
Units are not applicable at the community college level 
CLEP American Government Passing score of 50 - Area D Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP American Literature Passing score of 50 - Area C2 Passing score of 50 - AA GE E2c or E5c 3
CLEP Analyzing & Interpreting Lit. Passing score of 50 - Area C2 Passing score of 50 - AA GE E2c or E5c 3
CLEP Biology Passing score of 50 - Area B2 Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5a 3
CLEP Calculus Passing score of 50 - Area B4 Passing score of 50 - AA C1 and AA GE E2c 3
CLEP Chemistry Passing score of 50 - Area B1 Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5a 3
CLEP College Algebra Passing score of 50 - Area B4 Passing score of 50 - AA C1 and AA GE E2c 3
CLEP College Algebra-Trig Passing score of 50 - Area B4 Passing score of 50 - AA C1 and AA GE E2c 3
CLEP English Literature taken before Fall 2011 Passing score of 50 - Area C2 Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5c 3
CLEP French Level 2 taken before Fall 2015 Passing score of 59 - Area C2 Passing score of 59 - AA GE E5c 12
CLEP French Level 2 taken after Fall 2015 Passing score of 59 - Area C2 Passing score of 59 - AA GE E5c 9
CLEP German Level 2 taken before Fall 2015 Passing score of 60 - Area C2 Passing score of 60 - AA GE E5c 12
CLEP German Level 2 taken after Fall 2015 Passing score of 60 - Area C2 Passing score of 60 - AA GE E5c 9
CLEP History, United States I Passing score of 50 - Area D and US-1 US History Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP History, United States II Passing score of 50 - Area D and US-1 US History Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP Human Growth And Development Passing score of 50 - Area E Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP Humanities Passing score of 50 - Area C2 Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5c 3
CLEP Introductory Psychology Passing score of 50 - Area D Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP Introductory Sociology Passing score of 50 - Area D Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP Natural Sciences Passing score of 50 - Area B1 or B2 Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5a 3
CLEP Pre-Calculus Passing score of 50 - Area B4 Passing score of 50 - AA C1 and AA GE E2c 3
CLEP Principles Of Macroeconomics Passing score of 50 - Area D Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP Principles Of Microeconomics Passing score of 50 - Area D Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3
CLEP Spanish Level 2 taken before Fall 2015 Passing score of 63 - Area C2 Passing score of 63 - AA GE E5c 12
CLEP Spanish Level 2 taken after Fall 2015 Passing score of 63 - Area C2 Passing score of 63 - AA GE E5c 9
CLEP Spanish Writing Level 2 Passing score of 63 - Area C2 Passing score of 63 - AA GE E5c 9
CLEP Trigonometry Prior to 2006 Passing score of 50 - Area B4 Passing score of 50 - AA C1 and AA GE E2c 3
CLEP Western Civilization I Passing score of 50 - Area C2 or Area D Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b or E5c 3
CLEP Western Civilization II Passing score of 50 - Area D Passing score of 50 - AA GE E5b 3