Introduction

Credit by exam is possible in selected courses if the student has prior educational experience that parallels the skills or knowledge required to complete the course. A maximum of 25% of the credits needed for degree or certificate completion may be earned through credit by examination. Students who are planning to transfer should inquire about the credit by exam policy at their receiving institution.

CLEP

www.collegeboard.com/clep
A College-Level Examination Program® overview

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) helps students earn credit for what they already know through general academic instructions, significant independent study, or extracurricular work. By receiving a satisfactory score on a CLEP exam, students can earn credits required for their degree program at Walla Walla Community College (institutional credit awarding policies due vary, therefore, transfer students should check on the number of CLEP credits accepted by their receiving institution).

Taking CLEP Exams

  • There are 33 CLEP exams available at college test centers and on military bases.  The CLEP exam fee is $80 per exam.
  • To register for a CLEP exam please go to: Register for CLEP
  • Once your registration form is received contact the Testing to schedule your testing appointment.
  • You will need to bring your registration ticket to the Testing Center for your scheduled appointment.

Exam information

  • CLEP examinations cover material taught in courses that most students take as requirements in the first two years of college.
  • Many examinations are designed to correspond to one-semester courses, although some correspond to full-year or two-year courses.
  • Faculty at individual colleges review the exams to ensure that they cover the material currently taught in their courses. See a list of the tests by subject.
  • Most questions are multiple choice. Other types of questions require students to fill in a numeric answer, to shade areas of an object, or to put items in the correct order. Some of the exams also include optional essays. Language exams include a listening section.

WWCC Credit Awarding for CLEP

CLEP

**Credits granted when scores exceed ACE Credit Recommendation**

30 January 2012

Exam Title

Credit Awarded

Courses Awarded

Biology

15 credits

Biology&

211

212

213

Chemistry

5 credits

Chemistry&

110

Calculus

10 credits

Math&

151

152

Spanish

15 credits

50 = 5 credits; 63 = 10 credits; 70 = 15 credits 

Spanish

121

122

123

Humanities

15 credits

Humanities&

116

117

118

Principles of Mang.

5 credits

Business Admin.

189

US History

15 credits

History&

146

147

148

World History OR Western Civilization

15 credits

History&

116

117

118

Financial Accounting

10 credits

Accounting

201

202

 

Human Growth & Dev.

5 credits

Lifespan Psy&

200

 

College Composition

5 credits

English Comp.&

101

 

Advance Placement (AP) Exams

AP Examinations represent the culmination of college-level work in a given discipline in a secondary school setting. The Advanced Placement or AP Exams encompass a variety of subject areas. Students are encouraged to attend classes focused on preparation for the AP exams. Home-schooled students and students attending schools not offering AP classes can participate. Successful completion of an AP exam can result in the earning of college credits.

Credit Awarding
  • In order to be granted credit at Walla Walla Community College, the AP exam must be successfully completed. 
  • Official AP transcripts are obtained from the Education Testing Service or the students' high school and must be sent to the Coordinator of Testing. 
  • The student must schedule an appointment with the Coordinator of Testing to review and make a recommendation to the Office of Admissions and Records for credits awarding. 
  • AP credits will be entered on a WWCC transcript after student has completed at least one quarter at Walla Walla Community College. 
  • Click this link to view Washington State Public Baccalaureate credit acceptance policies for AP Washington State

WWCC Credit Awarding for AP

PDF WWCC AP CREDIT AWARDING

*updated Jan 31, 2012

Credit by Exam


Credit by exam is possible in selected courses if the student has prior educational experience that parallels the skills or knowledge required to complete the course. A maximum of 25% of the credits needed for degree or certificate completion may be earned through credit by examination. Students who are planning to transfer should inquire about the credit by exam policy at their receiving institution.

CLEP

www.collegeboard.com/clep 
A College-Level Examination Program® overview

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) helps students earn credit for what they already know through general academic instructions, significant independent study, or extracurricular work. By receiving a satisfactory score on a CLEP exam, students can earn credits required for their degree program at Walla Walla Community College (institutional credit awarding policies due vary, therefore, transfer students should check on the number of CLEP credits accepted by their receiving institution). 

Taking CLEP Exams

  • There are 33 CLEP exams available at college test centers and on military bases.
  • To register for a CLEP exam please complete this registration form.
  • Submit the registration form to:
    WWCC Testing
    500 Tausick Way
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    testing@wwcc.edu your registration form is received the Testing Center will contact you to schedule your testing appointment.
  • Once your registration form is received the Testing Center will contact you to schedule your testing appointment.

Exam information

  • CLEP examinations cover material taught in courses that most students take as requirements in the first two years of college.
  • Many examinations are designed to correspond to one-semester courses, although some correspond to full-year or two-year courses.
  • Faculty at individual colleges review the exams to ensure that they cover the material currently taught in their courses. See a list of the tests by subject.
  • Most questions are multiple choice. Other types of questions require students to fill in a numeric answer, to shade areas of an object, or to put items in the correct order. Some of the exams also include optional essays. Language exams include a listening section.

Walla Walla Community College Credit Awarding for CLEP

CLEP

**Credits granted when scores exceed ACE Credit Recommendation**

11-July-11

Exam Title

Credit Awarded

Courses Awarded

Biology

15 credits

Biology

211

212

213

Chemistry

5 credits

Chemistry

110

Calculus

10 credits

Math

151

152

Spanish

15 credits

Spanish

221

222

223

Humanities

15 credits

Humanities

116

117

118

Principles of Mang.

5 credits

Business Admin.

189

US History

15 credits

History

146

147

148

World History OR Western Civilization

15 credits

History

116

117

118

Principles of Acct.

15 credits

Accounting

201

202

203

Human Growth & Dev.

5 credits

Lifespan Psy

200

 

Freshman Composition

5 credits

English Comp.

101

 

Advance Placement (AP) Exams

AP Examinations represent the culmination of college-level work in a given discipline in a secondary school setting. The Advanced Placement or AP Exams encompass a variety of subject areas. Students are encouraged to attend classes focused on preparation for the AP exams. Home-schooled students and students attending schools not offering AP classes can participate. Successful completion of an AP exam can result in the earning of college credits.

Credit Awarding
  • In order to be granted credit at Walla Walla Community College, the AP exam must be successfully completed. 
  • Official AP transcripts are obtained from the Education Testing Service or the students' high school and must be sent to the Coordinator of Testing. 
  • Upon receipt of the transcript, the Coordinator of Testing will review and make a recommendation to the Office of Admissions and Records for credits awarding. 
  • AP credits will be entered on a WWCC transcript after student has completed at least one quarter at Walla Walla Community College. 

Walla Walla Community College Credit Awarding for AP

Advanced Placement

**Credits earned for AP scores of 3, 4, or 5**

25-Apr-11

Exam Title

Credit Awarded

Courses Awarded

Art History

15 credits

Art

127

128

129

Biology

15 credits

Biology

211

212

213

Calculus AB

5 credits

Math

151

152 (5 only)

 

Calculus BC

10 credits

Math

151

152

 

Chemistry

5 credits

Chemistry

110

or 161 (5 only)

 

English Lang & Comp

5 credits

English

101

 

 

English Literature & Comp

10 credits

English

101

111

 

Government & Politics/Comparative

5 credits

Political Sci

202

 

 

Government & Politics: US

5 credits

Political Sci

202

 

 

Humanities

15 credits

Humanities

116

117

118

Physics B

15 credits

Physics

121

122

123

Psychology

5 credits

Psychology

100

 

 

Statistics

5 credits

Math

201

 

 

US History

15 credits

History

146

147

148

World History or Western Civ.

10 credits

History

116

117

 

European History

10 credits

History

116

117

 

Economics/Macroeconomics

5 credits

Economics

202

 

 

Environmental Science

5 credits

General Ecology

130

 

 

Physics C: Mechanics (4 or 5)

5 credits

Physics

201