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 Subject DU Course
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DU Course Title Exam Type Exam name Minimum
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Credit Hours Registration Information
Business ACCT201 Accounting Foundations I CLEP Financial Accounting 50 3 Register for CLEP
Business ACCT201 Accounting Foundations I DSST Principles of Financial Accounting 47 3 Register for DSST
Business Business Credit - General Business Credit - General DSST Business Law II 44 3 Register for DSST
Business Business Credit - General Business Credit - General DSST Business Mathematics 400 3 Register for DSST
Business Business Credit - General Business Credit - General DSST Personal Finance 400 3 Register for DSST
Business Business Credit - General Business Credit - General DSST Principles of Supervision 400 3 Register for DSST
Business BUSN120 Introduction to Business DSST Introduction to Business 400 3 Register for DSST
Business FINC211 Corporate Finance DSST Principles of Finance 400 3 Register for DSST
Business FINC220 Money and Banking DSST Money and Banking 48 3 Register for DSST
Business HRMG213 Human Resource Management DSST Human Resource Management 46 3 Register for DSST
Business LEGL210 Business Law Foundations CLEP Introductory Business Law 50 3 Register for CLEP
Business MGMT211 Management Foundations CLEP Principles of Management 50 3 Register for CLEP
Business MGMT321 Organizational Behaviour DSST Organizational Behavior 48 3 Register for DSST
Business MKTG211 Marketing Foundations CLEP Principles of Marketing 50 3 Register for CLEP
Communication COMM120 Presentation Techniques DSST Principles of Public Speaking 47 3 Register for DSST
Foreign Languages FREN111 & FREN121; FREN211 & FREN221 Beginning French & Intermediate French CLEP French Language - level 1 & 2

50 - 1st yr

59 - 2nd yr

6 -1st yr

6 -2nd yr

(Total of 12 credits for both years)

Register for CLEP

Foreign Languages GRMN111 & GRMN121; GRMN211 & GRMN221 Beginning German & Intermediate German CLEP German Language – level 1 & 2

50 - 1st yr

59 - 2nd yr

6 -1st yr

6 -2nd yr

(Total of 12 credits for both years)

Register for CLEP

Foreign Languages SPAN111 & SPAN 121; SPAN211 & SPAN221  Beginning Spanish & Intermediate Spanish CLEP Spanish Language – level 1 & 2

50 - 1st yr

59 - 2nd yr

6 -1st yr

6 -2nd yr

(Total of 12 credits for both years)

Register for CLEP

History and Social Sciences Open Elective Open Elective DSST Introduction to Law Enforcement 45 3 Register for DSST
Economics ECON200 Microeconomics CLEP Principles of Microeconomics 50 3 Register for CLEP
Economics ECON201 Macroeconomics CLEP Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3 Register for CLEP
History HIST211 Early United States History CLEP History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 3 Register for CLEP
History HIST212 Modern United States History CLEP History of the united States II: 1865 to the Present 50 3 Register for CLEP
Humanities Humanities Credit - General

Humanities Credit - General

CLEP Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 3 Register for CLEP
Humanities Humanities Credit - General Humanities Credit - General CLEP Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50 3 Register for CLEP
Political Science POLS111 American Government CLEP American Government 50 3 Register for CLEP
Public Safety and Security Management PSMG102 Criminal Justice Foundations DSST Criminal Justice 400 3 Register for DSST
Psychology PSYC101 Introductory Psychology CLEP Introductory Psychology 50 3 Register for CLEP
Sociology SOCY101 Introductory Sociology CLEP Introductory Sociology 50 3 Register for CLEP
Social Sciences Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General CLEP Human Growth and Development 50 3 Register for CLEP
Psychology Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 3 Register for CLEP
Social Sciences Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General CLEP Social Sciences and History 50 6 Register for CLEP
History Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST Western Europe Since 1945 45 3 Register for DSST
History Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST An Introduction to the Modern Middle East 47 3 Register for DSST
History Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union 45 3 Register for DSST
History Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST A History of the Vietnam War 44 3 Register for DSST
History Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST The Civil War and Reconstruction 47 3 Register for DSST
Social Sciences Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST Foundations of Education 46 3 Register for DSST
Psychology Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST Lifespan Developmental Psychology 46 3 Register for DSST
Social Sciences Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST General Anthropology 47 3 Register for DSST
Social Sciences Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST Substance Abuse 400 3 Register for DSST
Social Sciences Social Science Credit - General Social Science Credit - General DSST Fundamentals of Counseling 45 3 Register for DSST
Social Sciences SOSC221 Comparative Religion DSST Introduction to World Religions 400 3 Register for DSST
Social Sciences SOSC241 World Regional Geography DSST Human/Cultural Geography 48 3 Register for DSST
Humanities Humanities Credit - General Humanities Credit - General CLEP Humanities 50 6 Register for CLEP
Business BUSN210 Professional Ethics DSST Ethics in America 400 3 Register for DSST
Business BUSN210 Professional Ethics DSST Business Ethics and Society 400 3 Register for DSST
Humanities HUMN101 Arts and Culture DSST Art of the Western World 48 3 Register for DSST
Information Technology and Systems BITS209 Dynamic Presentations Certiport MOS PowerPoint N/A 1 Register for Certiport
Information Technology and Systems BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet Certiport MOS Excel N/A 3 Register for Certiport
Information Technology and Systems BITS212 Microcomputer Applications: Database Certiport MOS Access N/A 3 Register for Certiport
Information Technology and Systems BITS214 Microcomputer Applications: Word Processing Certiport MOS Word N/A 3 Register for Certiport
Information Technology and Systems CISP111 System Foundations DSST Management Information Systems 400 3 Register for DSST
Information Technology and Systems CISP112 Applied Information Technology CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 3 Register for CLEP
Information Technology and Systems CISP112 Applied Information Technology DSST Introduction to Computing 400 3 Register for DSST
Information Assurance & Security IAAS221 Security Foundations DSST Security Foundations 400 3 Register for DSST
Science BIOL110 (+ Natural SCIE credit - General) Foundations of Cell Biology CLEP Biology 50 6 Register for CLEP
Science BIOL120 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology Competency Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology* 80% 3 Register for Competency Exams
Science BIOL131 Introduction to Human Disease Competency Introduction to Human Disease* 80% 3 Register for Competency Exams
Science CHEM150 (+ Natural SCIE credit - General) Foundations in Chemistry CLEP Chemistry 50 6 Register for CLEP
Science ENVS125 Introduction to Environmental Studies DSST Environment and Humanity: Race to Save the Planet 46 3 Register for DSST
Science GEOL120 Astronomy DSST Astronomy 48 3 Register for DSST
Science GEOL140 Physical Geology DSST Physical Geology 46 3 Register for DSST
Science HLTH110 Medical Terminology Competency Medical Terminology* 80% 3 Register for Competency Exams
Science HLTH220 Pharmacology Competency Pharmacology* 80% 3 Register for Competency Exams
Science Natural Science Credit - General Healthy Living DSST Here's to Your Health 400 3 Register for DSST
Math MATH125 Intermediate Algebra & College Algebra Compass College Algebra Domain 39-59 3 Register for Compass
Math MATH125 (+ General Math Credit) Intermediate Algebra CLEP College Mathematics 50 6 Register for CLEP
Math MATH125 & MATH135 Intermediate Algebra & College Algebra Compass College Algebra Domain 60 – 100 6 Register for Compass
Math MATH135 College Algebra CLEP College Algebra 50 3 Register for CLEP
Math MATH135 College Algebra DSST Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 3 Register for DSST
Math MATH150 Pre-Calculus CLEP Pre-Calculus 50 3 Register for CLEP
Math MATH215 Calculus I CLEP Calculus 50 3 Register for CLEP
Math STAT220 Introduction to Statistics DSST Principles of Statistics 400 3 Register for DSST
Science Natural Science Credit - General Natural Science Credit - General CLEP Natural Sciences 50 6 Register for CLEP
Science Natural Science Credit - General Natural Science Credit - General DSST Principles of Physical Science I 47 3 Register for DSST
Writing & Literature Humanities Credit - General Humanities Credit - General CLEP American Literature 50 6 Register for CLEP
Writing & Literature Humanities Credit - General Humanities Credit - General CLEP Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50 6 Register for CLEP
Writing & Literature Humanities Credit - General Humanities Credit - General CLEP English Literature 50 6 Register for CLEP
Writing & Literature Humanities Credit - General Humanities Credit - General DSST Technical Writing 46 3 Register for DSST
Writing & Literature ENGL109 Composition CLEP College Composition Modular (without essay) 50 3 Register for CLEP
Writing & Literature ENGL109 Composition Compass Reading and Writing 99 3 Register for Compass
Writing & Literature ENGL109 & ENGL110

Composition & Advanced Composition

CLEP College Composition 50 6 Register for CLEP
Writing & Literature ENGL110 Advanced Composition Competency Advanced Composition* Pass/Fail 3 Register for Competency Exams

 

 

Accounting Foundations I

An introductory course for accounting principles emphasizing the operation of a business as a sole proprietorship and covers the complete accounting cycle for merchandising and service entities.

Advanced Composition

This course further develops the skills in expository, persuasive and professional writing that were introduced in ENGL109, Composition.
*Valid only at DU. - Students may only take once and may not take this option if they have previously completed this course or received a failing grade in the course.

American Government

A course that introduces students to American politics, the political process, and the evolution of American government at the national, state, and local levels.

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Applied Information Technology

This course covers hardware, software, database management, network and internet technologies, as well as an overview of commonly-used software applications. Through completion of integrated computing projects, students will demonstrate an understanding of carious information systems.

Arts and Culture

A course that uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore the fine arts, philosophy, and historical perspectives within and among various Western and non-Western cultural traditions.

Astronomy

The general concepts of modern astronomy and cosmology are introduced in this class. Students learn about the general structure of the Solar System.

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Beginning French & Intermediate French

Basic language courses in French for non-native speakers with a focus on workplace and social conversation. A score of 50-58 earns 6 credit hours in FREN111 & FREN121. A score of 59 or above earns 12 credit hours in FREN111, FREN121, FREN211 & FREN221.

Beginning German & Intermediate German

Basic language courses in German for non-native speakers with a focus on workplace and social conversation. A score of 50-58 earns 6 credit hours in GRMN111 & GRMN121. A score of 59 or above earns 12 credit hours in GRMN111, GRMN121, GRMN211 & GRMN221.

Beginning Spanish & Intermediate Spanish

Basic language courses in Spanish for non-native speakers with a focus on workplace and social conversation. A score of 50-58 earns 6 credit hours in SPAN111 & SPAN121. A score of 59 or above earns 12 credit hours in SPAN111, SPAN121, SPAN211 & SPAN221.

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Business Credit – General

Credits will be counted as general BUSN course credits.

Business Law Foundations

A survey course that covers the fundamental principles of business law, including the legal system, dispute resolution, government regulation torts, and crimes affecting business, contracts, sales, and agency.

Calculus I

This is a first course in the standard calculus sequence covering differential calculus and an introduction to integral calculus.

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College Algebra

A course that focuses heavily on the necessary knowledge of mathematical concepts needed to solve a diverse and complex array of scenarios. These include polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their properties.

Comparative Religion

A course that provides an overview of various world religions, both ancient and modern, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

Composition

This course introduces students to expository, persuasive and professional writing. Students write a variety of documents, including responses to class readings and to case studies. Employing the steps in the writing process, students compose essays and basic professional documents.

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Composition & Advanced Composition

Two courses of expository, persuasive and professional writing.
(See descriptions of Composition & Advanced Composition.)

Corporate Finance

A course that covers the fundamental principles of corporate finance including various methods of company analysis, the term structure of interest rates, the relationship between risk and return, time value of money principles, security analysis, cost of capital and capital structure, and capital budgeting techniques.

Criminal Justice Foundations

A course that provides an introduction and career orientation to the field of law enforcement and criminal justice.

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Dynamic Presentations

In this course students will learn to enhance presentations with custom animations, transitions, action controls, and a variety of multimedia objects. In addition to design techniques, students study the tools for professionally delivering a presentation within various environments.

Early United States History

A course that teaches a survey of the history of the United States from prehistory through the Reconstruction period.

Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology

This course provides the student with the essential principles of anatomy and physiology including introductory chemistry concepts, cell and tissue studies and the structure and function of organ systems.
*Valid only at DU. - Students may only take once and may not take this option if they have previously completed this course or received a failing grade in the course.

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Foundations of Cell Biology

A course that provides a comprehensive introduction to cellular structure, function, metabolism, and reproduction for the health professions student.

Foundations in Chemistry

A course that emphasizes general chemistry principles, including introductory topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry for the health professions student.

Healthy Living

A course that explores the most recent, scientifically-based personal health information relevant to the entire lifespan. Students critically review health information from various sources and gain skill in analyzing their own health-related behaviors and attitudes.

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Humanities Credit – General

Credits will be counted as general HUMN course credits.

Human Resource Management

This course is an overview of responsibilities of a human resource management department in a business setting. The elements of job analysis, recruitment, selection, training and assessment, are described.

Intermediate Algebra

This course is designed to prepare students for the traditional calculus sequence. Course coverage includes the definitions, properties, and arithmetic of algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, an introduction to functions, graphing equations and functions.

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Intermediate Algebra & College Algebra

A course in which students are introduced to the basic concepts of set theory, probability, and statistics to enhance their ability to organize, summarize, and interpret data.

Introduction to Business

This course provides a broad study and analysis of the philosophy, environment, and language of business. It introduces students to contemporary business principles, practices, and terminology. The major functional areas of business, including short and long-term financing (including the securities market), forms of ownership, banking marketing and management are examined.

Introduction to Environmental Studies

The relationship between humanity and the environment is introduced in this class. Students learn about the ecological issues of population growth, depletion of natural resources, global warming, biodiversity, and pollution.

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Introduction to Human Disease

A course that introduces concepts of pathophysiology in a systemic manner by comparing the functioning of the human body in normal and diseased states.
*Valid only at DU. - Students may only take once and may not take this option if they have previously completed this course or received a failing grade in the course.

Introduction to Statistics

This course introduces students to statistical methods common to professional careers. Students learn how to use the collection, analysis, presentation & interpretation of data.

Introductory Psychology

A course that provides an overview of psychological principles including basic theories and concepts.

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Introductory Sociology

A course that provides an overview of sociological theory. Students learn sociological models of society; basic units of social life and social institutions; and fundamental social processes.

Macroeconomics

This course introduces students to economics, the schools of economic thought, and international economics. Students learn the methodology, concepts, and terminology of macroeconomics, including principles, theories, and tools. They also study banking, money, the Federal Reserve System, and monetary theory. In addition, macroeconomic problems such as inflation, unemployment, economic growth, and globalization are discussed.

Management Foundations

A course that provides a foundation in basic management principles with special application and focus on the supervisory level of management. The four universal functions of management are explored.

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Marketing Foundations

This course explores the role of marketing in society and in the success of an organization. Students learn & apply the strategies, tactics & terminology used by market-oriented businesses.

Medical Terminology

A course that introduces the concept of a system-based approach to learning the professional language of those who are directly or indirectly engaged in the healing arts.
*Valid only at DU. - Students may only take once and may not take this option if they have previously completed this course or received a failing grade in the course.

Microcomputer Applications: Database

Students learn to create & manipulate databases to solve business applications. The course begins with the basic structure and configuration of tables, queries, forms, and reports.

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Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet

Students create and manipulate spreadsheets with MS Excel to solve business applications. Advanced features, including data validation, linked workbooks, pivot tables, lookup functions, solver & scenario manager will be covered.

Microcomputer Applications: Word Processing

This course expands on prior word processing knowledge. Students study advanced commands & features of industry-standard word processing software for production of various business documents. Some areas of study include macros, mail merge, sharing data, compiling specialized tabs, collaborative tools, and forms.

Microeconomics

This course introduces students to economics. Students learn the basics of supply and demand; the market economy; elasticity; the foundation of consumer demand; the theory of the business firm and costs of production; the market structures of perfect competition, monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition; theories of labor unions and wages; antitrust policy; and the microeconomic view of international business.

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Modern United States History

A course that teaches essential concepts of U.S. history from the end of Reconstruction through the growth of modern America.

Money and Banking

A study of the United States banking system, as well as how the government and the Federal Reserve Board influence bank operations and US monetary policy. Students will become acquainted with the principals of monetary theory and how the banking system is a key player in its implementation.

Natural Science Credit – General

Credits will be counted as general natural science course credits.

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Open Elective

Credits can be applied to a number of different areas of general course credits.

Organizational Behavior

A course designed to provide students with an understanding of organizations, by combining theory with application relating to motivation, group behaviors, power, politics, conflict, leadership, decision-making, communications, organizational design, and change.

Pharmacology

A course that focuses on the principles of understanding basic Pharmacology and the effects medications have on the body and disease
*Valid only at DU. - Students may only take once and may not take this option if they have previously completed this course or received a failing grade in the course.

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Physical Geology

Students are introduced to the scientific field of geology. Students also apply the scientific study of geology in a lab setting.

Pre-Calculus

This course is designed to prepare students for the traditional calculus sequence. Topics include: brief review of algebra, solving equations and inequalities, systems of linear and nonlinear equations, the properties and graphs of relations and functions, zeros of polynomial function, trigonometry, conic sections, and polar coordinates.

Presentation Techniques

This course introduces and applies the theories and principles of effective communication to a variety of interpersonal, social, and business situations. Students learn to organize and present clear, logical messages to specific audiences.

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Professional Ethics

This course explores applied ethics, focusing on social and professional situations especially in the fields of business, law, and technology. Students learn ethical theory as they examine the complexities of ethical dilemmas.

Security Foundations

This course will provide an overview of information security from both the perspectives of the organization and that of personal computing. Topics include security management practices, physical security, security architecture, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, access control systems, security controls, cryptography, telecommunications and network security, operations security, law and ethics, and personal computer security. 

Social Science Credit – General

Credits will be counted as general SOSC course credits.

System Foundations

A course that surveys the main components of the business systems cycle. The five phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) (systems planning, systems analysis, systems design, systems implementation, and systems operation and support) are investigated.

World Regional Geography

A course that teaches concepts and principles of world geography with particular emphasis on regions and places.

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