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DSST Examination Program Table 2019-2020 Catalog Year

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Florida Statute does not require the ACC to establish minimum course and credit equivalents for the DSST Examination Program (formerly DANTES Subject Standardized Tests). However, pursuant to Florida State Board Rule 6A-10.024, transfer of credit must be accepted based on the following recommendations. Institutions must use the course number listed, unless it would be advantageous for the student to award a specific course number with equal credit that satisfies program prerequisites. The DSST exams, unlike Advanced Placement, are not built around curriculum, but rather are designed to test students' knowledge on a variety of college-level subjects, regardless of where they may have learned the material. Exams are developed by committees of college faculty. Norming forms of DSSTs are administered to college-level students who are completing courses for credit in various subjects. More information about DSSTs, including descriptions of test content and sample examination questions, is available at


Exam FGCU Course Number
(3 credits per exam)
Passing Score Passing Score 2008 Revised Exams
A History of the Vietnam War AMH 1XXX 44 400
Art of the Western World ARH 2000 (State Core) 48 400
Astronomy AST 2002C 48 400
Business Ethics and Society TBD 400 400
Business Law II BUL 3130 44 Discontinued
Business Mathematics TBD 48 400
Computing and Information Technology TBD 45 400
Criminal Justice CCJ 1020 49 400
Drug and Alcohol Abuse No course or credit recommendation 49  
Environmental Science (Formerly Environment and Humanity) EVR 1XXX 46 400
Ethics in America PHI 1XXX 46 400
Foundations of Education EDF 2005 46 400
Fundamentals of College Algebra MAC 1105 (State Core)   400
Fundamentals of Counseling TBD 45 400
Fundamentals of Cyber Security TBD   400
General Anthropology ANT 2000 (State Core) 47 400
Here's to Your Health HSC 2106 48 400
History of the Soviet Union EUH 1XXX 45 400
Human Resource Management MAN 3301 46 400
Human/Cultural Geography GEO 1XXX 48 400
Introduction to Business GEB 1011 46 400
Introduction to Law Enforcement CJE 1000 45 400
Introduction to the Modern Middle East ASH 1XXX 47 Discontinued
Introduction to World Religions REL 2306 48 400
Life-Span Developmental Psychology DEP 2004 46 400
Management Information Systems ISM 1XXX 46 400
Math for Liberal Arts MGF 1106 (State Core)   400
Money and Banking TBD 48 400
Organizational Behavior INP 1XXX 48 400
Personal Finance FIN 2100 46 400
Physical Geology GLY 1000 46 Discontinued
Principles of Advanced English ENC 1101 (State Core)   400
Principles of Finance FIN X000 46 400
Principles of Financial Accounting ACG 1XXX 47 Discontinued
Principles of Physical Science I TBD 47 400
Principles of Public Speaking SPC 2023 47 400
Principles of Statistics STA 1XXX 48 400
Principles of Supervision GEE 1XXX 46 400
Substance Abuse HSC 4150 49 400
Technical Writing ENC 1XXX 46 400
The Civil War and Reconstruction AMH 1XXX 47 400
Western Europe Since 1945 No course or credit recommendation 45 Discontinued
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