The chart below provides guidance on how many credits you can expect to earn based on your CLEP performance.

BUSINESS COURSES

MINIMUM SCORE 

MSOE ADVANCED STANDING 

CREDITS 

Business Law, Introductory 50 BA 2331 3 CR
Financial Accounting 50 BA 2501 3 CR
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 BA 1801 3 CR
Management, Principles of 50 BA 2442 3 CR
Marketing, Principles of 50 BA 2661 3 CR
Macroeconomics, Priniciples of 50 BA 2222 3 CR
Microeconomics, Principles of 50 BA 1220 3 CR

 ENGLISH COURSES

MINIMUM SCORE 

MSOE ADVANCED STANDING

CREDITS 

College Composition with Essay 50 GS1001 3 CR
College Composition Modular with Essay 50 GS1001 3 CR
English Composition with Essay (no longer offered) 50 GS1001 3 CR
English Composition w/o Essay (no longer offered) 50 GS1001 3 CR
Freshman College Composition (no longer offered) 50 GS1001 3 CR

HUMANITIES COURSES

MINIMUM SCORE 

MSOE ADVANCED STANDING

CREDITS

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 HU421 3 CR
American Literature 50 HU423 3 CR
English Literature 50 HU422 3 CR
Humanities 50 HU485 3 CR
French Language, Level 1* 50 HU410F & HU411F 6 CR
French Language, Level 2** 62 HU412F & HU413F 6 CR
German Language, Level 1* 50 HU410G & HU411G 6 CR
German Language, Level 2** 60 HU412G & HU413G 6 CR
Spanish Language, Level 1* 50 HU410S & HU411S 6 CR
Spanish Language, Level 2** 66 HU412S & HU413S 6 CR
History of the US I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 HU445 3 CR
History of the US II: 1865 To Present 50 HU446 3 CR
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 HU440 3 CR
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50 HU441 3 CR

SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES

MINIMUM SCORE 

MSOE ADVANCED STANDING

CREDITS

American Government 50 SS453 3 CR
Educational Psychology, Introduction to 50 SS46X 3 CR
Human Growth and Development 50 SS462 3 CR
Psychology, Introductory 50 SS460 3 CR
Social Sciences and History 50 SS4XX 3 CR
Sociology, Introductory 50 SS471 3 CR

MATHEMATICS COURSES

MINIMUM SCORE 

MSOE ADVANCED STANDING

CREDITS

Calculus 50

ENG: MA136

BUS: MA120 & MA129

4 CR
College Algebra 50 MA127 4 CR
College Mathematics 50 NONE --
Precalculus (with Trigonometry) 50 MA120 4 CR

SCIENCE COURSES

MINIMUM SCORE 

MSOE ADVANCED STANDING

CREDITS

Biology 60 BI102 4 CR
Chemistry 60 CH200 4 CR
Natural Sciences 50 NONE --

* Level 1: Equivalent to the first two semesters (or 6 semester hours) of college-level foreign language work.

** Level 2: Equivalent to the first four semesters (or 12 semester hours) of college-level foreign language work.