CLEP Granting Procedures & Exam Information
The Office of the College Registrar does not determine the TCC credit that can be awarded for CLEP. Academic Deans determine this. The Office of the College Registrar does post credit for approved CLEP scores. Students seeking credit for CLEP should:
Have official scores mailed to:
Office of the College Registrar
Tidewater Community College
P.O. Box 9000
Norfolk, VA 23509-9000
- Using the online form, submit a request for an Evaluation of Educational Experience form to the Office of the College Registrar.
- Review below the TCC course equivalencies for CLEP examinations.
TCC Course Equivalencies for CLEP Examinations
|Required Score||Credit Awarded|
|Composition and Literature|
|American Literature||ENG 241, ENG 242||50||6|
|Analyzing & Interpreting Literature||English Electives||50||6|
|College Composition*||ENG 111||50||3|
|Humanities||HUM 201, HUM 202||50||6|
|Science & Mathematics|
|Biology||BIO 101, BIO 102||50||8|
|Calculus with Elementary Functions||MTH 271, MTH 272||50||6|
|Chemistry||CHM 101, CHM 102||50||8|
|College Algebra||MTH 158||50||3|
|College Algebra-Trigonometry**||MTH 166||50||4|
|College Mathematics||MTH 151, MTH 152||50||6|
|Natural Sciences||NAS 101, NAS 102||50||8|
|French, Level 1 (2 semesters)||FRE 101, FRE 102||50||8|
|French, Level 2 (4 semesters)||FRE 101, 102; FRE 203, 204||59||14|
|German , Level 1 (2 semesters)||GER 101, GER 102||50||8|
|German, Level 2 (4 semesters)||GER 101, 102; GER 203, 204||63||14|
|Spanish, Level 1 (2 semesters)||SPA 101, SPA 102||50||8|
|Spanish, Level 2 (4 semesters)||SPA 101, SPA 102, SPA 203, SPA 204||63||12***|
|History & Social Sciences|
|American Government||PLS 211||50||3|
|History of the United States I: Early Colonizations to 1877||HIS 121||50||3|
|History of the United States II: 1865 to Present||HIS 122||50||3|
|Human Growth and Development||PSY 231||50||3|
|Introduction Educational Psychology||PSY 245||50||3|
|Introductory Psychology||PSY 200||50||3|
|Introductory Sociology||SOC 200||50||3|
|Principles of Macroeconomics||ECO 201||50||3|
|Principles of Microeconomics||ECO 202||50||3|
|Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648||HIS 101||50||3|
|Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present||HIS 102||50||3|
|Introductory Business Law||BUS 241||50||3|
|Financial Accounting||ACC 211||
|Principles of Management||BUS 200||50||3|
* English Composition, English Literature and Freshman Composition are no longer offered by CollegeBoard. Students who have taken one of these CLEP exams with a score of 50 or higher will be awarded 6 credits of English (i.e., ENG 111 and 112 for English Composition--with or without essay, ENG 111 and 112 for Freshman Composition, and ENG 243 and 244 for English Literature). TCC DOES NOT ACCEPT the College Composition Modular.
** College Algebra-Trigonometry is no longer offered by the CollegeBoard.
*** Students in the Liberal Arts plan will have met the beginning and intermediate Foreign Language requirements; however, two (2) additional credits of approved electives must be completed to meet the total credit requirement for the degree.
For more information, contact the Tidewater Community College Information Center 757-822-1122 or 1-800-371-0898 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.