College Level Exam Program (CLEP)

CLEP

Brazosport College offers the following College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams for credit by examination which is a national standardized exam.

Regulations

1. Credit by examination may be awarded to students who earn satisfactory scores on specific tests and upon successful completion of a minimum 6 semester credit hours earned at Brazosport College before credit will be posted to the student's transcript.

2. Credits may be earned for not more than two courses by examination in one discipline. The Division Chairman shall recommend to the Curriculum and Instruction Committee those courses considered to be from the same discipline within a division.

3. A maximum of 24 hours may be earned through any combination of CLEP, Credit by Exam or Advanced Placements tests. Deviations in exceptional cases may be granted upon recommendation of the appropriate Division Chair and/or Dean, Vice President, and approval of the President.

4. A student who wishes to satisfy course prerequisites by examination must complete the examination satisfactorily before registering for advanced courses except with special permission of the appropriate Dean.

5. Examination for credit for any approved single course may be retaken only once. Any retake cannot be scheduled sooner than 30 days following the date of the initial attempt. The CLEP examination may not be repeated for six months of the test date. 

The student will pay a local administration fee of $15 to Brazosport College and an additional fee of $85 to CLEP for the following exams:

American GovernmentGovernment 2305

*American History: Subtest 1

History 1301

*American History: Subtest 2

History 1302

*Western Civilization IHistory 2311

*College Algebra

Math 1314

*College Mathematics

Math 1332

**College Composition Modular

***English 1301

*General Chemistry

Chemistry 1411 & 1412

  *A minimum score of 50 is required in order to be awarded a grade of "P" (pass)

**College Composition Modular is equivalent to Composition and Rhetoric I

***Students taking the English CLEP subject examination for credit towards BC are also required to complete a local departmental essay. 

CLEP Registration                         

1. Go to CLEP: To Register, Create an Account, and Make Payment of $85 (Please note the CLEP exam fee will increase to $87 on July 1, 2018).

• A voucher can be printed once payment is made; you MUST bring the voucher for check-in process the day of the test.

2. Complete the appropriate online Petition Form to schedule for CBE:

CBE/CLEP Petition Form

3. Submit CBE/CLEP Form (PDF FILE ONLY)

CBE/CLEP

4. Meet with Counseling and Testing AOA-E129e to make payment ($15/Admin Fee) in-person and schedule a test date. Unfortunately there is no online payment.

Fee Information- Failure to appear will result forfeiture of fees

  • CBE examination: $20.00 per credit hour (for local exams)

  • AUMT CBE (Administration Fee): $5.00 per credit hour

  • CLEP (Administration Fee): $15.00 local fee and if applicable, $10.00 optional essay fee.

*Note: For CLEP exam, an additional $85.00 fee (please note that the CLEP fee will increast to $87 on July 1, 2018)will be payable to CLEP

Checkbox What to Bring on Test Day

 1. Payment of receipt for check-in process.

 2. CLEP Registration Voucher (If taking CLEP Exam, not applicable for CBE)

 3. A photo ID.

Students may visit CLEP for additional information 

For further information about scheduling the CLEP at the Brazosport College, please contact the Counseling and Testing Assessment office Assessment AOS, Corrina Bickham.

CONTACT US

Corrina Bickham
Senior Administrative Office Assistant
Assessment Center
979-230-3647

Arnold Ramirez
Director of Counseling and Testing
979-230-3235

Veva Zamora
Administrative Office Specialist
979-230-3237

Bre Mottu
Senior Administrative Office Assistant
979-230-3540 

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