UW-Superior accepts credits earned through three types of Standardized Exams:
- AP: High School students whose AP scores on various exams meet the requirements can earn course credit. These are processed upon admission to UW-Superior. View information on exams, scores, and credits.
- CLEP: Open to any student, CLEP exams cover a range of Gen Ed courses. View information on exams, scores, and credits.
- DSST (or DANTES): Open to Veteran students, DSST exams cover disciplinary courses. View information on exams, scores, and credits.
CLEPs and DSSTs are administered through Student Support Services.
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|
|Music||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|