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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:

Laurie Cangelosi
301-934-7657
LCangelosi@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

Pictures of Students at the La Plata Campus

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 06: National Exam--SAT


  • Jun 13: National Exam--ACT


  • 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.