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DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests)

Credit for DSST subject exams will be granted for baccalaureate level tests with the minimum score listed below. For more information on DANTES, contact:

DSST Program
Toll Free Phone: (877) 471-9860
Website: http://www.getcollegecredit.com

Minimum score for credit for all exams is 400.

Key to Abbreviations Used:

UD = Upper Division |  LD= Lower Division

H=Humanities
M = Math
NS = Natural Science
FA = Fine Arts
SS= Social Sciences
HWB = Human Well Being
Elec = Elective
sh = Semester Hours
+  =  Illinois Articulation Initiative Course Match
*  =   In addition to a minimum score of 400 on the multiple-choice test, an examinee must also receive a passing grade on the speech. 
#  =  Examinees who score 400 or higher will also be eligible to submit a portfolio of writing to the WIU English department to be reviewed for potential ENG 180 credit.

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Business

  • Business Ethics & Society (3 sh) LD Business Elec
  • Business Mathematics (3 sh) LD Business Elec
  • Computing and Information Technology (3 sh) LD Computer Science Elec
  • Human Resource Management  (3 sh) LD Human Resource Management Elec
  • Introduction to Business  (3 sh)  LD Management 125
  • Management Information Systems (3 sh) UD Information Systems 340
  • Money and Banking (3 sh) UD Finance Elec
  • Organizational Behavior (3 sh) LD Management Elec
  • Personal Finance (3 sh) UD Finance 301
  • Principles of Finance (3 sh) LD Finance Elec
  • Principles of Supervision (3 sh) LD Management Elec

Humanities

  • Ethics in America (3 sh) UD/H Philosophy Elec
  • Introduction to World Religions (3 sh) UD/H Religion Elec
  • Principles of Advanced English Composition (3 sh) LD English Elec#
  • Principles of Public Speaking *(3 sh) LD Communication 241+

Mathematics

  • Fundamentals of College Algebra (3 sh) LD/Math Competency Mathematics Elec
  • Math for Liberal Arts (3 sh) LD/NS/M Mathematics Elec
  • Principles of Statistics (3 sh) LD/NS/M Statistics 171+

Physical Science

  • Astronomy (3 sh) LD/NS/M Geography Elec
  • Environmental Science (formerly Environment & Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet) (3 sh) LD/NS/M Science Elec
  • Health and Human Development (3 sh) LD Health Education Elec
  • Principles of Physical Science I (3 sh) LD/NS/M Science Elec

Social Science

  • A History of the Vietnam War (3 sh) UD/H History Elec
  • Art of the Western World (3 sh) LD/FA  Art Elec
  • Criminal Justice (3 sh) LD Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Elec
  • Foundations of Education (3 sh) LD Education Elec
  • Fundamentals of Counseling (3 sh) LD Counselor Education Elec
  • General Anthropology (3 sh) LD/SS Anthropology Elec
  • History of the Soviet Union (3 sh) UD History Elec
  • Human/Cultural Geography (3 sh) LD/SS Geography 100
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement (3 sh) UD Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Elec
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 sh) LD/HWB Family & Consumer Sciences 121
  • Substance Abuse (3 sh) UD Health Education Elec
  • The Civil War & Reconstruction (3 sh) UD History Elec

Technology

  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity (3 sh) UD Computer Science 395
  • Technical Writing (3 sh) LD General Elec