The DSST Credit-by-Exam Program (also known as DANTES Subject Standardized Tests) is available to civilians and military personnel seeking college credit based on knowledge acquired outside of traditional classroom settings, such as from work, military experience and/or personal studies. Exams are offered in a wide variety of subjects—including Social Sciences, Math, Humanities, Business and History—and can accelerate progress toward earning your degree or certificate.

The following course equivalencies are awarded for successfully completed exams.

DSST Examination Minimum Score Course Equivalency Course Title
A History of the Vietnam War 400 HIS-219 The Vietnam War
Art of the Western World 400 ART-101 Art History I: Cave Painting to Renaissance
Astronomy 400 AST-999 for 3 credits Generic Astronomy
Business Ethics and Society 400 MGT-210 Ethical Decision Making in Business
Business Law II (old exam) 52 ACC-999 for 3 credits

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Business Mathematics 400 ACC-110 Business Mathematics
Computing and Information Technology 400 CIS-99 for 3 credits Generic Computer Science
Criminal Justice 400 CJS-100 and CJS-105 and CJS-240 Introduction to Criminal Justice and Criminal Law and The Correctional Process
Drug and Alcohol Abuse (old exam) 49 PSY-217 Drugs - Their Use and Abuse
Environment & Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet (old exam) 46 BIO-115 Environmental Biology
Environmental Science 400 BIO-115 Environmental Biology
Ethics in America 400 PHI-101 Introduction to Ethics
Foundations of Education 400 EDU-100 Introduction to Education
Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 MAT-100 Intermediate Algebra
Fundamentals of Counseling 400 HSW-999 for 3 credits Generic Human Services
General Anthropology 400 ANT-104 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Health & Human Development 400 ESW-236 Personal Health and Wellness
Here's to Your Health (old exam) 48 ESW-236 Personal Health and Wellness
History of the Soviet Union 434 HIS-999 for 3 credits Generic History
Human/Cultural Geography (old exam) 48 GEO-130 Cultural Geography
Human Resource Management 400 MGT-131 Human Resources Management
Introduction to Business 400 MGT-110 Introduction to Business
Introduction to Computing (old exam) 45 CIS-999 for 3 credits Generic Computer Science
Introduction to Geography 400 GEO-130 Cultural Geography
Introduction to Geology 400 GLG-999 for 3 credits Generic Geology
Introduction to Law Enforcement 400 CJS-999 for 3 credits Generic Computer Science
Introduction to the Modern Middle East (old exam) 44 HIS-250 History of the Modern Middle East
Introduction to World Religions 400 PHI-215 Comparative Religions
Lifespan Developmental Psychology 400 PSY-206 Human Development: A Life-Span Approach
Management Information Systems 400 CIS-999 for 3 credits Generic Computer Science
Math for Liberal Arts 400 MAT-106 Math Applications
Money and Banking 400 ECO-221 Money and Banking
Organizational Behavior 400 MGT-999 for 3 credits Generic Management
Personal Finance 400 ECO-111 Personal Finance
Physical Geology (old exam) 46 GLG-999 for 3 credits Generic Geology
Principles of Advanced English Composition 400 ENG-999 for 3 credits Generic English
Principles of Finance 400 ECO-211 Principles of Finance
Principals of Financial Accounting (old exam) 49 ACC-999 for 3 credits Generic Accounting
Principles of Public Speaking 400 CMS-110 Speech Communication
Principles of Statistics 400 MAT-131 Introduction to Statistics I
Principles of Supervision 400 MGT-221 Supervision
Rise & Fall of the Soviet Union (old exam) 45 HIS-999 for 3 credits Generic History
Substance Abuse 400 PSY-217 Drugs - Their Use and Abuse
Technical Writing 400 ENG-215 Writing for Technical Communication
The Civil War and Reconstruction 400 HIS-213 The Civil War and Reconstruction
Western Europe Since 1945 (old exam) 48 HIS-999 for 3 credits Generic History