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.
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|