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Test Out of Courses & Earn Credit with CLEP

Here's your chance to get credit for what you already know. CLEP stands for College-Level Examination Program®. Get a passing score on a CLEP exam and you'll test out of an MCC course. Best of all, you'll earn college credit!

  • Save time and money
  • Graduate faster

It's as easy as 1-2-3

1. Find the MCC course you want to test out of and the corresponding CLEP exam.
2. Register for the CLEP exam and purchase your exam ticket (Or, take CLEP for free! See below).
3. Make an appointment for your CLEP exam and take it right at MCC.

How to Take CLEP for Free

Here’s a win-win: Complete a test prep course and earn a voucher to take the CLEP exam for free! offers test prep courses to help you pass your CLEP exam. They are online and tuition-free.

Complete a course and Modern States gives you a voucher to pay for the CLEP exam. It’s as simple as that!

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CLEP is good for you

Clep is good for you if:

  • You want to save time and money and graduate faster
  • You're busy and need flexibility while earning your degree
  • You've learned valuable skills on the job or in school and want credit for them
  • Your MCC program requires a course that is on the CLEP exam list


Questions about CLEP?

Find out if CLEP is right for you. Contact us and we'll walk you through the CLEP process.

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CLEP Exams Available at MCC

 You need a minimum score of 50 on these exams to earn college credit:

CLEP exam Credits Granted Equivalent Course
American Literature 6 ENG 105,106
Analyzing Literature 6 Literature Elective
College Composition 6 ENG 101 & English Elective
College Comp. Modular 6 ENG 101 & English elective
English Literature 6 ENG 201 & 202
Humanities 6 Humanities elective
College Algebra 3 MTH 165
Biology 6 BIO elective
Chemistry 6 CHEM elective
Calculus 4 MTH 210
College Mathematics 3 MTH 150
Natural Sciences 6 Natural Science Elective
Precalculus 4 Math elective
French Language 6/9 FRE 101, 102/ 101, 102, 103
German Language 6/9 GER 101, 102/ 101,102, 103
Spanish Language 6/9 SPA 101,102/ 101,102, 103
American Government 3 POS 120
Intro to Educational Psychology 3 Psychology elective
History of the US I 3 HIS 111
History of the US II 3 HIS 112
Human Growth & Development 3 PSY 212
Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECO 112
Principles of Microeconomics 3 ECO 111
Intro to Psychology 3 PSY 101
Social Sciences & History 6 Social Sciences elective
Introductory Sociology 3 SOC 101
Western Civilization I 3 HIS 113
Western Civilization II 3 HIS 114
Financial Accounting 4 ACC 101
Introductory Business Law 3 BUS 201
Information Systems 3


Principles of Management 3 BUS 104
Principles of Marketing 3 MAR 200


 You could earn even more credit with a higher score on foreign language tests:

  • French: Earn 9 credits with a minimum score of 59, for FRE 101, 102 & 103
  • German: Earn 9 credits with a minimum score of 60, for GER 101, 102 & 103
  • Spanish: Earn 9 credits with a minimum score of 63, for SPA 101, 102 & 103

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