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DSST Credit by Exam Program (formerly DANTES)


Taking the Defense Activity Test and Examination Services Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) can shorten the time it takes to earn your degree, can allow you to skip general introductory courses, and can even satisfy a proficiency requirement by demonstrating that you've already mastered the content. The DSST can reduce the number of courses you need to graduate, saving hundreds of dollars in tuition. The DSST offers a way to receive credit for “what you know.”

To get information on DSST individual exam student guides: http://www.collegetestprepguide.com/ebook.aspx.

Below you will find the DSST subject and general examinations with their required scores.

Test Title

Minimum Score

Credit Hours Awarded

Semester Course

MATH SF/SG 424

Fundamentals of College Algebra

50

3

MATH 1130

MATH SF 450

Principles of Statistics

48

3

MATH 1530

SOCIAL SCIENCE SE 461

Art/Western World

48

3

ARTH 2020

HUMANITIES SF/SG 474

Ethics in America

46

3

PHIL 2400

SOCIAL SCIENCE SF/SG 490

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

49

3

PSYC 2130

BUSINESS SF/SG 524

Principles of Finance

46

3

FIN 2000

BUSINESS SG/SH 530

Human Resource Management

46

3

BUSN 2340

BUSINESS SG/SH 536

Introduction to Computing

45

3

CSIT 1110

HUMANITIES SE/SF 815

Principles of Public Speaking

47

3

SPCH 2100