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Friday, May 01, 2009

Assigning Letter grades from CLEP Scores (updates)

I was curious so I googled.
Someone on my CLEP email list mentioned that their sons took the CLEP today and one got an 80 a perfect score and the other got a 66.
I wondered how that translated into letter grades, and here is was I found:

**update:

I just got an email that lists (unnoficial) A and B grades for all cleps

Click Here! to increase your chances of passing.

This is straight from the College Board



Business
Financial Accounting6550
Introductory Business Law6050
Information Systems and Computer Applications5950
Principles of Accounting25350
Principles of Marketing6550
Principles of Management6350
Composition and Literature
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature6050
American Literature5850
English Composition with Essay6350
English Composition without Essay5950
English Literature6250
Freshman College Composition5950
Humanities5650
Foreign Languages
French Language, Level 16450
French Language, Level 26959
German Language, Level 15950
German Language, Level 26760
Spanish Language, Level 15650
Spanish Language, Level 26863
History and Social Sciences
American Government6350
History of the United States I5650
History of the United States II5750
Human Growth and Development6350
Introduction to Educational Psychology6250
Introductory Psychology5950
Introductory Sociology5950
Principles of Macroeconomics6250
Principles of Microeconomics6450
Social Sciences and History6250
Western Civilization I5750
Western Civilization II5650
Science and Mathematics
Biology5750
Calculus6450
Chemistry6550
College Algebra6350
College Algebra-Trigonometry25850
College Mathematics6250
Natural Sciences6250
Precalculus6150
Trigonometry25850
1The American Council on Education (ACE) granting of credit at the C-level.
2These examinations are no longer available to students.




previous findings:

http://www.back2college.com/clepgrades.htm


CLEP Exam
'A' Score
'B' Score
'C' Score
American Government
71
65
50
American Literature
64
55
50
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
60
53
50
College Algebra
60
54
50
English Literature
67
55
50
Freshman College Composition
59
54
50
History of the United States I
59
54
50
History of the United States II
59
55
50
Principles of Macroeconomics
61
54
50
Principles of Management
60
56
50
Principles of Microeconomics
60
54
50
Psychology (Introductory)
58
54
50
This does not include all of the CLEP exams but you can reason that a 50 is a C and a 70 is an a+ at least




Examination PC Courses Credit Minimum Required Scores for:
A-Level B-Level C-Level
Biology (general) BIOL 1408 4 64 57 50
Business Law, Introductory BUSI 2301 3 70 60 50
Macroeconomics, Principles of ECON 2301 3 74 62 50
Microeconomics, Principles of ECON 2302 3 78 64 50
College Composition ENGL 1301 3 68 59 50
English Literature ENGL 2322 3 60 55 50
General Chemistry CHEM 1411 4 76 63 50
American History I* HIST 1301 3 62 56 50
American History II* HIST 1302 3 64 57 50
American Government (federal) GOVT 2305 3 76 63 50
College Algebra MATH 1314 3 76 63 50
Trigonometry MATH 1316 3 66 58 50
Calculus/Elem. Functions MATH 2413 4 72 61 50
General Psychology PSYC 2301 3 68 59 50
Human Growth & Development PSYC 2314 3 76 63 50
Sociology, Introductory SOCI 1301 3 68 59 50
College Spanish SPAN 1411 & 1412 8 60 55 50


This one is from panola college




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