**ALERT** 8 CLEP exams downgraded

Discussion in 'CLEP, DANTES, and Other Exams for Credit' started by cookderosa, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. cookderosa

    cookderosa Resident Chef

    Bad news....

    CLEP has undergone their ACE exam review and a total of 8 exams have been DOWNGRADED the recommended credit value.

    If you are not locked into/enrolled in a degree plan, the new credit amounts will apply.

    American Literature DOWNGRADED from 6 to 3 credits.
    Analyzing and Interpreting Literature DOWNGRADED from 6 to 3 credits.
    College Composition Modular DOWNGRADED from 6 to 3 credits.
    English Literature DOWNGRADED from 6 to 3 credits.
    Humanities DOWNGRADED from 6 to 3 credits.
    All three foreign language exams remain at 6 credits for a level 1 pass but DOWNGRADED to 9 credits for level 2 passes (scores vary-see link).

  2. Shawn Ambrose

    Shawn Ambrose New Member

    According to the ACE guide, the downgrade took effect March 1, 2015: ACE CREDIT | The National Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training
  3. AV8R

    AV8R Active Member

    I have to agree with the downgrade for Analyzing and Interpreting Literature. It's a cakewalk exam.
  4. Bruce

    Bruce Moderator

    I'm fine with that, since I already passed and got my 6 credits years ago.
  5. cookderosa

    cookderosa Resident Chef

    Credits, in college-speak, are based on hours not level, so I think the change just reflects it changing from a 2-semester sequence to a 1-semester sequence. It's still lower level.

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