College of Professional and Continuing Studies
College of Professional and Continuing Studies
College of Professional and Continuing Studies
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College of Professional and Continuing Studies
General Exams

There are three General Examinations acceptable at La Salle University: Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences and History. The Social Science and History and the Natural Sciences CLEP exams may only be taken by students prior to achieving a total of 30 credits. The Humanities CLEP exam may be taken by students regardless of the number of earned credits. Each is approximately 90 minutes long and is made up of multiple-choice questions. A score of 50 is required.


CLEP Test

Restrictions

La Salle Equivalent

Humanities covers material taught in introductory literature and fine arts survey courses, includes questions on drama, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, as well as on painting, sculpture, music, film, dance, and architecture. Not available to students who have credit for any art or music course.

Free elective: 3 credits

HUM 940

Social Sciences and History includes material taught in introductory social sciences and history courses. Includes questions on political science, economics, sociology, social psychology, United States history,-Western civilization, and African -Asian civilization.  

Social Sciences elective, 3 credits.

or

History elective, 3 credits.

May be used as free electives only.

Natural Sciences covers material taught in introductory biological and physical science courses for nonscience majors. Includes topics such as classification of organisms, evolution, genetics, organisms, cells, ecology atomic and nuclear structure, chemical elements, thermodynamics, classical mechanics, electricity, astronomy, and geology.  

SCI 910 - core requirement, 3 credits.

or

SCI 940 - free elective, 3 credits.