The College Level Exam Program (CLEP)

The College Level Exam Program (CLEP) includes nationally normed examinations. CLEP offers subject matter examinations. PCC accepts CLEP scores for some, but not all, subject areas. Score cutoffs vary from subject to subject. Students must send scores to Student Records, along with a Non-Traditional Credit form.

Students may request official CLEP Transcripts by following the instructions on the College Board Web Site.

Official Test Scores should be sent to::

Student Records
Portland Community College
PO Box 19000
Portland, OR 97280

Exam

Min Score

PCC Courses Awarded

Credits

Biology

50

BI 101, 102, 103

12

Calculus

50

MTH 251

4

64

MTH 251, 252

9

College Mathematics

50

MTH 105

4

Pre-Calculus

50

MTH 111C

5

61

MTH 111C, 112

10

General Chemistry

50

CH 104, 105, 106

15

American Government

50

PS Electives

4

Intro to Psychology

50

PSY 201, 202

8

Intro Microeconomics

50

EC 201

4

Intro Macroeconomics

50

EC 202

4

Sociology

50

SOC 204, 205

8

History of United States I

50

HST 201

4

History of United States II

50

HST 203

4

History Western Civilization I

50

HST 101

4

History Western Civilization II

50

HST 103

4

American Literature

50

ENG 253, 254

8

English Literature

50

ENG 204, 205

8

Human Growth & Development

50

PSY 215

4

Principles of Management

50

BA 101

4

Intro to Business Law

50

BA 226

4

PCC does not offer CLEP testing, but it is available through other colleges in the Portland area. You may want to contact Mt. Hood Community College, University of Portland, Portland State University, George Fox, Warner Pacific, Clackamas Community College or Chemeketa Community College.