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CLEP & DSST General/Subject Exams

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Northern Essex Community College awards CLEP & DSST credits earned by the achievement of the required scores as listed in the following Charts. The score requirements are set through the recommendation of the American Council on Education and based on review by faculty at Northern Essex Community College.

CLEP Examination Chart (exams accepted at NECC)

CLEP Exam

Credit Granting Score

Credit Granted

Semesters

NECC Equivalent

Business

Financial Accounting 50 3 1 ACC 101
Information Systems & Computer Applications  50 3 1 CTN 110
Intro to Business Law 50 3 1 BUS 211 
Principles/Management 50 3 1 MGT 201
Principles/Marketing  50 3 1 MKT 210 

Composition and Literature

American Literature 50 6 2 LIT 201 & 202
College Composition 50 3 (with two essays scored by CLEP) 1 ENG 101
Humanities 50 3 1 Humanities elective

Foreign Languages

College Level French Language 50 6 2 FRN 101 & 102
59 12 4 FRN 101 & 102 and FRN 201 & 202
College Level German Language 50 6 2 GER 101 & 102 
60 12 4 GER 101 & 102 and GER 201 & 202
College Level Spanish Language 50 6 2 SPN 111 & 112
63 12 4 SPN 111 & 112 and SPN 201 & 202

History and Social Sciences

American Government  50 3 1 GOV 101
History of U.S. I:  Early Colonization /1877 50 3 1 HIS 101
History of U.S. II: 1865 to the Present 50 3 1 HIS 102 
Introduction to Psychology 50 3 1 PSY 101
Introduction to Sociology 50 3 1 SOC 101
Principles/Micro-Economics 50 3 1 ECO 201
Principles/Macro-Economics 50 3 1 ECO 202
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East 1648 50 3 1 HIS 111
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50 3 1 HIS 112 

Science and Mathematics

Calculus 64 4 1 MAT 251
College Algebra 50 3 1 MAT 120
College Mathematics 50 6 2 MAT 111 & 112
Natural Sciences 50 3 1 ERS 110
Pre-Calculus  61 4 1 MAT 130

*Please check with test administrator as to when Composition exam scores are mailed out. These scores can take up to five weeks to receive. Therefore students should plan accordingly.

DSST Examination Chart (exams accepted at NECC)
DSST Exam Credit Granting Score Credit Granted Semesters NECC Equivalent
Business Law II 44 3 1 BUS212 Business Law II
Introduction to Business 46 3 1 BUS101 Introduction to Business
Human Resource Management 46 3 1 MGT205 Human Resource Management
Organizational Behavior 48 3 1 PSY105 Organizational Behavior
Principles of Finance 46 3 1 FIN201 Business Finance

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