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Catalog and Student Handbook 2021 - 2022

Credit for College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Listed below are the examinations offered by the College Board's College Level Examination Program (CLEP), the minimum score required for transfer acceptance, and the course type and equivalency. Students at Labouré College of Healthcare can receive up to 12 credits by examination through CLEP. The list of courses for which students can receive credit can be found in the table below. Credit by examination is subject to the following policies: 

  • Credit shall be awarded only for basic courses in the humanities and social sciences
  • Students cannot receive CLEP credit for an exam that is equivalent to a course they have already completed
  • Credit awarded through CLEP is considered transfer credit, not residence credit

CLEP exams are offered in more than 1,800 civilian and military testing centers throughout the United States. Students who are interested in this option can find a testing center and download study materials from


 Course CLEP Examination(s) Minimum Score Credits
HUM 1010: Introduction to Humanities College Composition 50


HUM 2000: Humanities Elective

American Literature

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

English Literature


History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877

History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present

50  3
PSY 1010: Introductory Psychology Introductory Psychology 50


PSY 2010: Human Growth & Behavior Human Growth and Development 50 3