Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College

Departmental Challenge Exams

Credit for Prior Learning

University of Wisconsin-Superior

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Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8201

Credit for Prior Learning

Departmental Challenge Exams

Departmental Challenge Exams offer students the chance to earn credit for a course through an exam written and scored by a department. Unlike Standardized Exams, Departmental Challenge Exams are customized to the learning outcomes and curricula of various departments on campus.

Below is a list of currently offered Departmental Challenge Exams. Students should confer with their advisers as appropriate:

Health & Human Performance

Various courses per instructors' permission


All courses except MUS 110/310, 112/312, 114/314, 382, 384, 385, 386, 388

Natural Sciences

GEOL 110: 3 credits but does not fulfill lab or environmental credit requirements

Social Inquiry

All Sociology courses except SOC 490, 497, 498, 499; must earn a minimum of B

Visual Arts

Course equivalency from technical school will be considered by department

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