Credit by Exam
There are several credit by exam options available to RBA
students. Credit by exams are exams students can take in order to receive
college credit. If a student passes the exam with a certain
score, they can receive college-level credit for coursework offered
through WVU. Currently, there are three credit by exam options available
to RBA students:
1. CLEP (College-Level Exam
Program): CLEP allows students to complete coursework in a variety of
subject areas which can equate directly to several different course options
offered through WVU. See the WVU CLEP equivalency chart to
see which course options may be available. CLEP exam registration costs $87 and
may equate to three credit hours.
2. DSST (formally DANTES Subject
Standardized Tests): DSST exams are similar to CLEP exams
except they are specifically designed and tailored for adult learners. DSST
exam registration costs $85 and usually equate to three upper or lower credit
hours toward the RBA degree.
3. WVU Main Campus Credit by Exams: There
are several credit by exam options offered by various departments on
WVU's main campus. These credit by exams allow students to receive credit
for specific courses offered through WVU by taking a comprehensive exam
through a specified department. Currently, the following departments offer
credit by exam options for WVU students. Mathematics and World Languages.