Extra Institutional Credit
Southeastern is a National (open) testing center. Exams taken through the National or open testing conditions are transferable to any institution accepting CLEP scores (check receiving institution’s criteria for accepting and awarding credit). The University awards credit for the exams listed in Table A. Students may not take a CLEP exam more than once in a particular subject area. In addition, a CLEP exam may not be taken in a particular subject area in which the student has previously enrolled. Other restrictions may apply.
Southeastern’s CLEP code is 6657. Cost is $65 per test; however prices are subject to change. Advance registration is required. Forms are available in the Learning Center (580) 745–2452. Written requests should be sent to:Joy Cornelison, Learning Center
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
1405 N. 4th, PMB 4090
Durant, OK 74701–0609.
Table a: CLEP Subject Areas
|SUBJECT EXAM||SOSU COURSE EQUIVALENCY||MIN SCORE||SEM HR CREDIT|
|College Algebra||MATH 1513||52||3|
|Calculus w/Elem Functions||MATH 2215||61||5|
|General Chemistry||CHEM 1315 S 1415||50||10|
|General Biology||BIOL 1114||50||4|
|General Biology||BIOL 1404 or 1504||60||4|
|Introductory Business Law||BLAW 3123||63||3|
|Principles of Macroeconomics||ECON 2113||50||3|
|Principles of Microeconomics||ECON 2213||50||3|
|Financial Accounting||ACCT 2103||50||3|
|College French Language||FREN 1113||50||3|
|College German Language||GERM 1113||50||3|
|College Spanish Language||SPAN 1113||50||3|
|College Spanish Language||SPAN 1113 & 1223||63||6|
|Introductory Sociology||SOC 1113||50||3|
|Introductory Psychology||PSY 1113||50||3|
|Human Growth & Development||PSY 3213||50||3|
|College Mathematics||MATH 1303||55||3|
|College Composition||ENG 1113 & 1213||70||6|
There are “Immediate Candidate Score Reports” for all examinations except English Composition with Essay. For English Composition with Essay, candidates will receive their scores in the mail shortly (three to four weeks) after the essay portion of the exam has been graded by CLEP.
Advanced Placement Program (APP)
The Advanced Placement Program (APP), offered through the College Entrance Examination Board, allows high school students to take examinations for credit at the college level. High school counselors assist students with testing arrangements. Table B lists the courses for which Southeastern awards advanced standing credit if the student scores at a level three (3) or higher. The last digit of the 4–digit course number indicates the number of semester hours earned when a student is awarded credit for the course.
Table B: SOSU Course Equivalencies for APP Tests
|Test Name||Score: 3||Score: 4||Score: 5|
|American Government||POSC 1513||POSC 1513||POSC 1513|
|American History||HIST 1513,1523.||HIST 1513,1523.||HIST 1513, 1523|
|Biology||BIOL 1114||BIOL 1404or1504||BIOL 1404or1504|
|Chemistry||CHEM 1114||CHEM 1315,1415||CHEM 1315,1415|
|Computer Science||CIS 1003||CIS 1003||CIS 1003|
|Economics–Macro||ECON 2113||ECON 2113||ECON 2113|
|Economics–Micro||ECON 2213||ECON 2213||ECON 2213|
|English Composition||ENG 1113||ENG 1113,1213||ENG 1113,1213|
|Environmental Science||CONS 1124||CONS 1124||CONS 1124|
|European History||HIST 2723||HIST 2723||HIST 2723|
|French Language||FREN 1113,1223||FREN 1113,1223||FREN 1113,1223|
|French Literature||FREN 2113||FREN 2113||FREN 2113|
|German||GERM 1113,1223.||GERM 1113,1223.||GERM 1113,1223,S 2113|
|History of Art||ART 1103||ART 1103||ART 1103|
|Math–Calculus AB||MATH 2215||MATH 2215||MATH 2215|
|Math–Calculus BC||MATH 2215||MATH 2215,2315||MATH 2215,2315|
|Music||MUS 1123||MUS 1123||MUS 1123|
|Physics B||PHYS 1114||PHYS 1114||PHYS 1114|
|Physics C||PSCI 1114||PSCI 1114||PSCI 1114|
|Psychology||PSY 1113||PSY 1113||PSY 1113|
|Spanish Language||SPAN 1113,1223.||SPAN 1113,1223||SPAN 1113,1223|
|Statistics||STAT 2153||STAT 2153||STAT 2153|
Departmental Advanced Standing
Advanced standing credit can be earned at Southeastern by evaluating a student’s previous learning experiences through testing. Most departments offer some courses by examination. Students should consult with the chair of the department offering the course of interest as to whether it can be taken by examination.
Application forms for these examinations can be obtained from the office of the appropriate academic dean. Administration of the examination and the granting of the credit must be approved by the respective department chair and the academic dean of the school.
The charge for administering an institutional advanced standing examination is $7.50 per semester credit hour and must be paid prior to taking the examination.
The Department of Management, Marketing, and Business Information Management offers the following courses by examination: [The cut–off score will be the equivalent of “C” or better (70% or more).]
- BIM 1553 Business Computer Applications
- BIM 1563 Desktop Document Production
For other courses offered by examination, see the department chair of the course of interest.
ACE College Credit Recommendation Service
The American Council on Education administers the Registry of Credit Recommendations for organizations participating in the College Credit Recommendation Service (CCRS) [formerly called Program on Noncollegiate Sponsored Instruction (PONSI)]. The registry offers the sponsor's course participants a permanent, computerized record of all courses evaluated by the College Credit Recommendation Service.
Currently enrolled students may be granted credit in accordance with the American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations, after completion of 12 semester hours of course work at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. To obtain credit, the student must have a transcript provided by the American Council on Education (ACE).
For information on obtaining a transcript or additional information, call (202)939–9475, e–mail (email@example.com), or write to College Credit Recommendation Service, American Council on Education, One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20036–1193.
Military Training Credit
Students may be granted credit for basic training, for formal service school courses, and for approved college–level examinations passed while in military service. In general, Southeastern awards credit for educational experiences during military service according to the recommendations of the American Council on Education as published in the “The Guide to the Evaluation of Military Experiences in the Armed Services.”
Students who wish to establish credit for educational experiences in the military should submit the following documents to:Southeastern Oklahoma State University
1405 N 4th PMB 4139
Durant, OK 74701–0609.
- Army personnel and veterans who entered active duty or reserve personnel starting on or after October 1, 1981: Submit an Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript (AARTS). AARTS transcripts can be ordered by contacting the AARTS Office, Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027–5010. You may also call: 1–866–297–4427 or visit their website: http://aarts.army.mil/
- Army veterans who entered active duty or reserve prior to October 1, 1981: Submit a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and certificates of completion for all service schools attended.
- Navy and Marine Corps (enlisted and officer) personnel who are currently on active duty or reserve, and those who separated or retired from active duty on or after October 1, 1999: Submit a Sailor/Marine/Ace Registry Transcript (SMART). SMART transcripts can be ordered through your local Navy College Office or Marine Corps Education Center. For further information, contact by mail: SMART Operations Center NETPDTC N2, 6490 Saufley Field Road, Pensacola, FL 32504–5204; by phone: 877–253–7122; or by web: http://www.navycollege.navy.mil
- Navy and Marine veterans who entered active duty or reserve prior to October 1, 1999: Submit a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and certificates of completion for all service schools attended.
- Air Force personnel and veterans: Submit an official transcript from the Community College of the Air Force for work taken as an undergraduate student or from the Air University for work taken as a graduate student. Community College of the Air Force transcripts may be ordered by sending a request in writing to: CCAF/RRR, 130 West Maxwell Blvd., Maxwell AFB, AL 36112–6613, 334–953–2794 (DSN 493–2794). You may also visit their website at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/. Air University transcripts may be obtained by writing to the Registrar's Office, 50 South Turner Blvd., Maxwell AFB–Gunter Annex, AL 36118’5643.
- DANTES: Students may also request a transcript from DANTES (Defense Activity for Non–Traditional Education Support). Many tests taken under DANTES carry American Council on Education credit recommendations recognized by Southeastern. Transcripts may be ordered from The Chauncey Group International, ATTN: DANTES Program, PO Box 6605, Princeton, NJ 08541–6605, Fax: 609–720–6800.
- DD Form 295 for Active Duty Personnel: If you are not able to obtain one of the transcripts listed above, active duty personnel should submit a DD form 295, Application for the Evaluation of Learning Experiences During Military Service.
Note: The DD–214 may be used to award credit only if a student provides proof the s/he does not have credit through CCAF, AARTS, or SMARTS.