Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

Please consult with a counselor for questions and up to date information regarding exams.  Units vary depending on the university. 

A student may also receive credit for Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) tests. All credit earned from DANTES will be applied towards Southwestern College general elective credit or General Education area only or to clear a General Education (GE) area. Credit will not be posted to the student’s permanent record.

To request an official CLEP/DANTES transcript, go to www.collegeboard.org.

Examination Score SWC Units and/or GE Area
A History of the Vietnam War 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
An Introduction to the Modern Middle East 50 or higher 3 semester units Area D
Art of the Western World 50 or higher 3 semester units Area C
Astronomy 50 or higher 3 semester units Area B
Business Mathematics (on or after 9/1/2009) 400 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Business Mathematics (prior to 9/1/2009) 50 or higher 3 semester units Area A2 and Math Competency
Criminal Justice (on or after 1/1/2008) 400 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Criminal Justice (prior to 1/1/2008) 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Environment and Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Ethics in America (on or after 1/1/2008) 400 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Ethics in America (prior to 1/1/2008) 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Foundations of Education 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Fundamental College Algebra (on or after 1/1/2008) 400 or higher 3 semester units Area A2 and Mathematics Competency
Fundamental College Algebra (prior to 1/1/2008) 50 or higher 3 semester units Area A2 and Mathematics Competency
Fundamentals of Counseling 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
General Anthropology 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Here's to Your Health 50 or higher 3 semester units Health Education
Human Resource Management 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Human/Cultural Geography 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Introduction to Business (on or after 9/1/2009) 400 or higher 3 semester units Area D
Introduction to Business (prior to 9/1/2009) 50 or higher 3 semester units Area D
Introduction to Computing (on or after 1/1/2008) 400 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Introduction to Computing (prior to 1/1/2008) 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Introduction to Law Enforcement 50 or higher 3 semester units Area D
Introduction to World Religions (on or after 1/1/2008) 400 or higher 3 semester units Area C
Introduction to World Religions (prior to 1/1/2008) 50 or higher 3 semester units Area C
Lifespan Development Psychology 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Organizational Behavior 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Personal Finance (on or after 1/1/2008) 400 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Personal Finance (prior to 1/1/2008) 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Principles of Geology 50 or higher 3 semester units Area B
Principles of Finance (prior to 9/1/2009) 400 or higher 4 semester units Elective
Principles of Physical Science I 50 or higher 3 semester units Area B
Principle of Statistics (on or after 1/1/2008) 400 or higher 3 semester units Area A2 and Mathematics Competency
Principles of Public Speaking 50 or higher 3 semester units Area A2
Principles of Statistics (prior to 1/1/2008) 50 or higher 3 semester units Area A2 and Mathematics Competency
Principles of Supervision (on or after 9/1/2009) 400 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Principles of Supervision (prior to 9/1/2009) 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Technical Writing 50 or higher 3 semester units Elective
Western Europe Since 1945 50 or higher 3 semester units Area C