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College of Southern Maryland
Student Success Center
301-934-7657

La Plata Campus
LR Building, Room 120

For information regarding academic issues contact:
studentsuccess@csmd.edu

For information regarding testing contact:

Salman Zafarullah, Testing Center Manager
La Plata Testing Center: 301-934-7657
Testing_Center@csmd.edu

Leonardtown Campus
B Building, Room 111

For information regarding academic issues contact:
Beverly Dearstine-Russell
240-725-5329
beverlyr@csmd.edu 

For information regarding testing contact:

Jacqueline Dyson, Testing Center Manager
Leonardtown Testing Center: 240-725-5340
LEON_Testing_Center@csmd.edu

Prince Frederick Campus
PFA Building, Room 125

For information regarding academic issues contact:
Laura M. Robins
443-550-6042
lrobins@csmd.edu

For information regarding testing contact:

Linda Giles, Testing Center Manager
Prince Frederick Testing Center: 443-550-6040
PRIN_Testing_Center@csmd.edu

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Credit-By-Exam Listing

CLEP and DSST (formerly DANTES) Subject Examinations: These college-level subject examinations have been approved for credit in specific courses at the the College of Southern Maryland.

 

CLEP
Equivalent Course CLEP Subject Exam Name Acceptable Score*
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 50
BAD 1210 Principles of Management 50
BAD 2070 Introductory Business Law 50
BAD 2610 Principles of Marketing 50
BIO 1060 & 1070-Lecture portion of class only
Biology 50
CHE 1200 & 1210 OR CHE 1350-Lecture portion of class only
Chemistry 50
ECN 2025 Principles of Macroeconomics 50
ECN 2020 Principles of Microeconomics 50
ENG 1010 College Composition (formerly English Composition with Essay) 50
ENG 1020 Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50
ENG 2010, 2020 English Literature 50
ENG 2200, 2210 American Literature 50
FRE 1010, 1020 French Language 50
FRE 2010, 2020 French Language 62
HST 1010 Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50
HST 1014 Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50
HST 1031 History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 50
HST 1032 History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present 50
ITS 1015 Information Systems and Computer Application 50
MTH 1120 College Algebra 50
MTH 1200 Calculus 50
POL 1010 American Government 50
PSY 1010 Introductory Psychology 50
PSY 2050 Human Growth and Development 50
SOC 1010 Introductory Sociology 50
SPA 1010, 1020 Spanish Language 50
SPA 2010, 2020 Spanish Language 63


DSST
Equivalent Course DSST Subject Exam Name Acceptable Score*
AST 1010 Astronomy 48
BAD 1300 Business Mathematics 48/400**
BAD 1780 Principles of Supervision 46/400**
BAD 2080 Business Law II 52
BAD 2700 Human Resource Management 46
BAD 2710 Organizational Behavior 48
BAD elective Personal Finance 46/400**
CJS 1015 Criminal Justice 49/400**
CJS elective Introduction to Law Enforcement 45
ECN 1015 Introduction to Business 46/400**
ECN elective Money and Banking 48
ENV 1330/1330L Environment and Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet 46
GEO 1010/1010L Physical Geology 46
ITS 1015 Introduction to Computing 45/400**
MTH 1080 Fundamentals of College Algebra 47/400**
PHL 1410 Ethics in America 46/400**
PSY 2050 Life Span Developmental Psychology 46

 

*Acceptable Scores are subject to change.

**Acceptable scores for exams revised in 2008-09.

 

Departmental Exams
Course Course Name Study Guide
BIO 1040 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (3) none
BIO 1040L Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (1) none
BIO 1060 Principles of Biology I (3)
BIO 1060L Principles of Biology I Lab (1)
BIO 1070 Principles of Biology II (3)
BIO 1070L Principles of Biology II Lab (1)
BIO 2070 Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3) Available
BIO 2070L Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (1) Available
BIO 2080 Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3) Available
BIO 2080L Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab (1) Available
DFT 1200 Engineering Graphics (3) none
DFT 1320 Computer-Aided Drafting (3)
EDU 1012* Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3) Available
EDU 1013* Child Growth and Development (3) Available
EDU 1110** Group Care of Infants and Toddlers (3) none
EDU 1160** School-Age Child Care (3) Available
EGT 1015 Exploring Engineering Technology (3) none
HTH 1030 Current Issues of the Older Adult (1) Available
HTH 1100 Medical Terminology (1) none
HTH 1600 Responding to Emergencies (2) none
ITS 1020 Operating Systems Concepts (3) Available
ITS 1110 Program Design and Development (3) Available
ITS 2430 Information Technology Center Support (3) Available
ITS 2591 Computer Science I (4) Available
NUR 1015 Introduction to Nursing (1) Available
OFT 1001 Keyboarding (1) Available
OFT 1015 Keyboard Speedbuilding (1) none
OFT 1051 Information and Records Management (1) none
WFS 1100 Beginning Swimming (1) none

 

*Prior approval must be received by Early Childhood Development program coordinator.