CLEP Guidelines

Scores, Credits, and Courses

Note: For Advanced Placement credit guidelines, click here. For For International Baccalaureate credit guidelines, click here.

DepartmentRecommended Policy  
  CLEP Exam Score/s Accepted  Loyola Equivalent/ Credit Received  
Biology Biology 55 Biology 101 and 102 (6h). No Lab Credit.
English American Literature  56  200-level elective (3h)
(Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Foundation Literature course.)
  Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 56 200-level elective (3h)
(Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Foundation Literature course.) 
  English Literature  56 200-level elective (3h)
(Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Foundation Literature course.) 
  Humanities  56 200-level elective (3h)
(Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Foundation Literature course.) 
History History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877  55  HIST 211 (3h) 
  History of the U.S. II: 1865 to the Present 55  HIST 212 (3h) 
  Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1649   55 HIST 101 (3h) 
  Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 55  HIST 102 (3h) 
Other: Natural Science 56 Tier II Science Score (3h)
(Cannot be used to exempt student from Core Foundation Science course.)