Messiah University's response to COVID-19

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AP/CLEP/IB/DSST Equivalencies

DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)

Please use the chart below to reference your DSST examinations and test scores that are accepted by Messiah University.

DANTES (DSST) Examination Minimum Required Score Prior to 2008 Minimum Required Score 2008 to Present Credits Messiah Course
Art of the Western World 44 400 3 ART 100*
Astronomy 44 400 3 ELET 100
Business Ethics and Society 44 400 3 ELET 100
Business Mathematics 44 400 3 MATH 107*
Criminal Justice 44 400 3 SOCI 103*
Computing and Information Technology 44 400 3 CIS 180*
Environmental Science 44 400 3 BIOL/SUST 140*
Ethics in America 44 400 3 ELET 100
Foundations of Education 44 400 3 ELET 100
Fundamentals of College Algebra 44 400 3 MATH 102*
Fundamentals of Counseling 44 400 3 PSYC 323
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 44 400 3 CIS 150
General Anthropology 44 400 3 ELET 100
Health and Human Development 44 400 3 PSYC 200
History of the Soviet Union 44 400 3 ELET 100
A History of the Vietnam War 44 400 3 ELET 100
Human Resource Management 44 400 3 HRM 301
Introduction to Business 44 400 3 ELET 100
Introduction to Geology 44 400 3 GEOL 201*
Introduction to Law Enforcement 44 400 3 SOCI 201
Introduction to World Religions 44 400 3 RELI 205*
Lifespan Development Psychology 44 400 3 PSYC 209
Management Information Systems 44 400 3 ELET 100
Math for Liberal Arts 44 400 3 MATH 102*
Money and Banking 44 400 3 ELET 100
Organizational Behavior 44 400 3 HRM 311
Personal Finance 44 400 3 BUSA 130
Principles of Advanced English Composition 44 400 3 ELET 100
Principles of Finance 44 400 3 FINA 305
Principles of Public Speaking 44 400 3 COMM 105*
Principles of Statistics 44 400 3 STAT 269*
Principles of Supervision 44 400 3 BUSA 120
Substance Abuse 44 400 3 PSYC 365
Technical Writing 44 400 3 ELET 100
The Civil War and Reconstruction 44 400 3 ELET 100

*May be counted toward QuEST (General Education)
A maximum of 32 credits may be earned by all forms of testing which includes, AP, CLEP, DSST and IB.

As of June 2020