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Great Basin College
Admissions & Records Office  
1500 College Parkway 
Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801 

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College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

For a description of the CLEP program, refer to our College Credit by Examination page.

Upon receipt of an official score report from the College Board, the Great Basin College Admissions and Records Office grants credit as specified and assigns a grade of S for scores as follows:

EXAMINATION GBC EQUIVALENT CREDIT GRANTED
GENERAL
College Composition (including essay) ENG 101, 102 1 3 or 6
Humanities HUM Elective 6
College Mathematics MATH 120 3
Natural Sciences Elective 6
Social Sciences and History Elective 6
BIOLOGY
General Biology BIOL Elective 3
BUSINESS
Principles of Management MGT Elective 3
Financial Accounting ACC 201 3
Information Systems and Computer Applications IS 101 3
Introductory Business Law BUS Elective 3
Principles of Marketing MKT Elective 3
CHEMISTRY
General Chemistry CHEM Elective 3
ECONOMICS
Principles of Microeconomics ECON 102 3
Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 103 3
EDUCATION
Introduction to Educational Psychology EPY Elective 3
ENGLISH
American Literature ENG Elective 3
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature ENG Elective 3
English Literature ENG Elective 3
FOREIGN LANGUAGES
French Language FREN 1112 3 or 6
German Language Elective 3
Spanish Language SPAN 1113 3 or 6
HISTORY
U.S. History I: Early Colonization to 1877 HIST 101 3
U.S. History II: 1865 to the present HIST Elective4 3
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 HIST 105 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the present HIST 106 3
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES
Human Growth and Development HDFS 201 3
MATHEMATICS
Calculus MATH 181 4
College Algebra MATH 126 3
Precalculus MATH 128 5
POLITICAL SCIENCE
American Government PSC Elective5 3
PSYCHOLOGY
Introduction Psychology PSY 101 3
SOCIOLOGY
Introductory Sociology SOC 101 3
  1. College Composition: Scores earned prior to October 1978 or after April 1986 require a satisfactory essay
    and a score of 50-63 for three credits, and 64 or higher for six credits (which satisfi es ENG 101 and ENG 102
    requirements for GBC).
  2. With a score of 50-69, the student will receive credit for FREN 111; with a score of 70 or higher, the student will
    receive credit for FREN 111 and 112.
  3. With a score of 50-69, the student will receive credit for SPAN 111; with a score of 70 or higher, the student will
    receive credit for SPAN 111 and 112.
  4. By taking PSC 100, the student will receive credit for HIST 102.
  5. By taking PSC 100, the student will receive credit for PSC 101.

For More Information Contact

Great Basin College
Admissions & Records Office  
1500 College Parkway 
Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801  

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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