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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

SWOSU is a computerized CLEP testing center and accepts credit earned by CLEP exams. Credit earned from CLEP exams will appear on your SWOSU transcript only after completing 12 credit hours of study at Southwestern. CLEP exams are administered at the Weatherford and Sayre locations. The CLEP exam fee is $89 (subject to change). To take a CLEP test at SWOSU, you must first create a CLEP account and register for your test at: https://clep.collegeboard.orgThere is an additional $20 administration fee and $10 fee per essay scheduled. These administrative fees should be paid at the SWOSU Marketplace located at the following link:

After paying the administration fee(s), please schedule testing appointments by calling either the Weatherford or Sayre testing center. For best results, schedule only one CLEP per day. There is no refund for "no shows" or for rescheduling with less than 24 hours notice. You must present your CLEP Ticket and your photo ID to Assessment staff for testing appointments. See ID info. at out Forms of Identification page.

Weatherford Test Center #6673
Assessment Center
1001 N. 7th St. in Weatherford 

Sayre – Test Center #6646
Administration Building
SAB 102
580.928.5533, ext. 131

Study Guides

Study Guides containing sample questions and answers, test-taking strategies, as well as general information are available for purchase by credit card at this link: The cost of the CLEP Official Study Guide is $24.99 (subject to change). Individual study guides are $10 (subject to change).

The CLEP exams for which Southwestern issues credit, the minimum scores required, and the courses for which credit can be earned are located below.

CLEP Course Equivalencies

SWOSU Equivalent Course CLEP Subject Exam Min Score Add'l Info
Biological Sciences
BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts & Lab Biology 50  
ACCTG 2213 Principles of Financial Accounting  Financial Accounting 50  
COMSC 1023 Computers & Information Access Information Systems 50  
ENTRP 3123 Legal Environment of Business Introductory Business Law 50  
MNGMT 3233 Management Principles of Management 50  
MRKTG 3143 Principles of Marketing Principles of Marketing 50  
Chemistry & Physics
CHEM 1203 & CHEM 1252 General Chemistry I & Lab Chemistry 50 A calculator and periodic table will be available as part of the testing software for this exam
Language & Literature
ENGL 1113 English Composition I College Composition Modular Contact SWOSU Assessment & Testing to schedule the essay portion. 50 In addition to a qualifying score, one essay must be passed to earn course credit for 1113 English Comp. I. A second essay must be passed to earn credit for 1213 English Comp. II.
ENGL 1213 English Composition II 54
FRNCH 1104 & 1204 Elementary French  I & II French Language 50 Score of a 50 earns 8 course credit hours. Score of 59 earns 14 course credit hours.
FRNCH 1104 & 1204 & 2103 & 2203 Intermediate French I & II 59
GERMN 1134 & GERMN 1234 Elementary German I & II German Language 50 Score of a 50 earns 8 course credit hours. Score of a 63 earns 14 course credit hours.
GERMN 1134 & 1234 and GERMN 2133 & 2233 Intermediate German I & II 63
HUM 1103 Introduction to Humanities Humanities 50  
LIT 2413 Introduction to Literature Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50  
LIT 3323 Modern Voices in American Literature &
4553 Issues in American Literature
American Literature 50  
LIT 4123 British Literary 1795-1950 & LIT 4763 British Literary Heritage to 1800 English Literature 50  
SPAN 1054 & 1154 Elementary Spanish I & II Spanish Language 50

Score of a 50 earns 8 course credit hours.

Score of a 63 or above earns 14 course credit hours.

SPAN 1054 & 1154 & SPAN 2053 & 2153  Intermediate Spanish I & II 63
MATH 1143 Math Concepts College Mathematics 50 An online scientific calculator (non-graphing) is available during the exam.
MATH 1513 College Algebra College Algebra 50 An online scientific calculator (non-graphing) is available during the exam.
MATH 1513 College Algebra &
MATH 1613 College Trigonometry
Precalculus 50 An online graphing calculator is available for Section 1 of this exam.
MATH 1834 Calculus I Calculus 56 An online graphing calculator is available for Section 2 of this exam.
PSYCH 1003 General Psychology Introductory Psychology 50  
PSYCH 3213 Developmental Psychology Human Growth and Development 50  
Social Sciences
ECONO 2263 Introduction to Macroeconomics Principles of Macroeconomics 50  
ECONO 2363 Introduction to Microeconomics Principles of Microeconomics 50  
HIST 1003 Early World History 

Western Civilization I 50 West. Civilization I : Ancient Near East to 1648

HIST 1023 Modern World History Western Civilization II 50 West  Civilization II: 1648 to Present
HIST 1043 United States History to 1877 History of the United States I 50 History of the U.S. I:  Early Colonization to 1877
HIST 1053 United States History Since 1877 History of the United States II 50 History of the U.S. II: 1865 to the Present
POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics American Government 50  
SOCIO 1003 Introduction to Sociology Introductory Sociology 50  
NONE College Composition    
NONE Intro. To Educational Psychology    
NONE Social Sciences and History    
NONE Natural Sciences