CLEP Credit

Official CLEP scores must be sent directly from the College Board for evaluation. Please request for scores to be sent to:

Tarleton State University
Box T-0030
Stephenville, TX 76402

If you are a civilian test-taker, find information online about how to obtain CLEP transcripts, or call 800-257-9558 (8 a.m.-6 p.m., ET, Monday-Friday) if ordering with a credit card (American Express, MasterCard or Visa only).

If you are a military service member or were in the military when you tested, find more information online about CLEP for Military or call 877-471-9860 (toll-free) or 651-603-3012 to order a military transcript.

CLEP Exams

wdt_ID Name of Test Score Required Course Credit Hours Awarded
1 Principles of Accounting I - Financial 50 ACCT 2301: Princ of Accounting I - Financial 3
2 General Biology 50 BIOL 1406: General Biology 4
3 General Chemistry 50 CHEM 1411: General Chemistry I 4
4 Information Systems & Computer Applications 50 BCIS 1305: Business Computer App. 3
5 Macroeconomics 50 ECON 2301: Princ of Economics 3
6 Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECON 2302: Princ of Economics 3
7 College French 50 FREN 1411 & 1412: Beginning French 8
8 College French 66 FREN 1411, 1412, 2311 & 2312: Beginning & Inter. French 14
9 Intro Business Law 50 BUSI 2301: Business Law 3
10 German Language 57 GERM 1411 & 1412: Beginning German 8
Name of Test Score Required Course Credit Hours Awarded

AP Credit

Official AP scores must be sent directly from the College Board for evaluation. Please request for scores to be sent to:

Tarleton State University
Box T-0030
Stephenville, TX 76402

AP Exams

wdt_ID Name of Test Score Required Course Credit Hours Awarded
1 History of Art 3 ARTS 1303: Art History I 3
2 Biology 3 BIOL 1406: General Biology 4
3 Chemistry 3 CHEM 1411: General Chemistry I 4
4 Chemistry 4 or 5 CHEM 1411 & 1412: General Chemistry I & II 8
5 Computer Science A or AB 3 BCIS 1305: Business Computer App. 3
6 Computer Science A 3 BCIS 1305: Business Computer App. 3
7 Macroeconomics 3 ECON 2301: Princ of Economics 3
8 Microeconomics 3 ECON 2302: Princ of Economics 3
9 Language & Composition 3 ENGL 1301: Composition I 3
10 Literature & Composition 3 ENGL 2320: Intro to Literature 3
Name of Test Score Required Course Credit Hours Awarded

SAT Credit

Name of TestScore RequiredCourses CreditHours Awarded
SAT Reading Examination33ENGL 1301: Composition3
Name of TestScore RequiredCourses CreditHours Awarded
Biology580BIOL 1406: General Biology4
Chemistry600CHEM 1411: General Chemistry I4
British Literature600ENGL 2320: British Literature3
French Language570FREN 1411 & 1412: Beginning French8
German (Reading Only)540GERM 1411 & 1412: Beginning German8
World History560HIST 2321 & 2322: World History6
American History & Social Studies540HIST 1301 & 1302: History of the US6
Physics630PHYS 1401 & 1402: General Physics8
Spanish (Reading Only)540SPAN 1411 & 1412: Spanish8
Name of TestScore RequiredCourses CreditHours Awarded
ACT Examination28ENGL 1301: Composition I3

International Baccalaureate College Credit

Beginning freshmen applicants to Tarleton State University who have completed or who will complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program from their high school should indicate that on their application.

Those who complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma and meet State of Texas requirements will be granted credit for a minimum of 24 semester hours. Students should make sure that the Director of Undergraduate Admissions is aware of the IBD Program and may request from the Director of Undergraduate Admission the type and amount of credit Tarleton State University is willing to grant, based on the IBD transcript.

International Baccalaureate Exam (Higher)

wdt_ID Name of Test Grade Course Credit Credit Hours
1 Biology 5, 6, 7 BIOL 1406, 1407 8
2 Business & Org. 5, 6, 7 FINC 3301, MGMT 3301 6
3 Chemistry 5, 6, 7 CHEM 1411, 1412 8
4 Economics 5, 6, 7 ECON 2301, 2302 6
5 English 5, 6, 7 ENGL 1301, 1302 6
6 French 5 FREN 1411, 1412 8
7 French 6, 7 FREN 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312 14
8 Geography 5, 6, 7 GEOG 1303 3
9 German 5 GERM 1411, 1412 8
10 German 6, 7 GERM 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312 14
Name of Test Grade Course Credit Credit Hours

International Baccalaureate Exam (Standard)

wdt_ID Name of Test Grade Course Credit Credit Hours
1 Art 5, 6, 7 ARTS 1301 3
2 Biology 6, 7 BIOL 1406, 1407 8
3 Chemistry 6, 7 CHEM 1411, 1412 8
4 Computer Science 6, 7 BCIS 1305 3
5 Economics 6, 7 ECON 2301, 2302 6
6 French 5 FREN 1411, 1412 8
7 French 6, 7 FREN 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312 14
8 German 5 GERM 1411, 1412 8
9 German 6, 7 GERM 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312 14
10 Mathematics - Analysis & Approaches 4, 5 MATH 2412, 1324 4
Name of Test Grade Course Credit Credit Hours

Technical or Vocational Credit

Technical or vocational courses may apply to the following related Professional degrees (through approval by the Interdisciplinary Degree Program Committee):

Students interested in one of these degrees should contact the sponsoring department for more information. 

 Note:
 BAAS (Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences)
 BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science)
 BS (Bachelor of Science)

American Council on Education (ACE)

Tarleton State University will accept all undergraduate academic coursework recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE). Students are required to submit an official transcript from the educational company along with an official ACE evaluation. Based on ACE recommendations, the courses will be articulated as lower or upper level. Courses designated as vocational will not be articulated. When possible, courses will match a course offered by Tarleton State University. If not possible, the course will be designated as not matching course and the student will seek departmental approval for specific degree fulfillment. 

Linked is an overview of courses which will transfer. Please contact Transfer Services with questions.

Courses deemed developmental or remedial by the sending institution will not transfer. 

 Please review the University Catalog for more information. Contact Transfer Services at 254-968-9353 or email [email protected] with questions.