Credit Through Examination

Students may choose to complete test examinations to earn credit for courses. SCPS accepts test scores from:

  • Advanced Placement (AP) Exams, which is a series of tests developed by the College Board initially for AP High School courses, including 34 exams in 19 subject areas. (Must be completed by student in high school)
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams which is a demanding pre-university course of study (Must be completed by student in high school)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams, tests of college material offered by the College Board. Some of these apply to core requirements. Some apply to SCPS major requirements. Others will provide general elective credits.
  • DSST Credit by Exam Program, formerly known as the DANTES Program, tests knowledge of both lower-level and upper-level college material through 38 exams. Some apply to SCPS major requirements. Others will provide general elective credits.

To learn more about our credit through examination program, contact us at adult@luc.edu.