Credit by Exam (CBE) Options:
i. College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and Proficiency Exams
CLEP offers students an opportunity to receive college credit for what a student already knows, by earning qualifying scores on any of the 33 CLEP Exams. Please contact the Office of Testing and Assessment (room S-127) for further information.
ii. American Council on Education (ACE) Credit
Recommendations for instructional programs offered by non-collegiate agencies, civilian employers and the military
iii. Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
Tests developed by the College Board initially for AP High School courses, including 34 exams in 19 subject areas
iv. NYU Foreign Language Proficiency Testing
Student must take 16-point exam (not the 12-point exam) and score 13 out of 16 points. Student will receive credit for the first language course (3 credits). Students who wish to test in Spanish, German or French should be encouraged to take the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exam, from which a student can earn 9 credits in Language.
v. Assessment of Prior Learning
Students may receive credit for nontraditional learning by demonstrating competency via Credit by Exam. If you are a BCC student and would like additional information on how your prior learning can be assessed via the CBE process, please email [email protected].