The Information Systems and Computer Applications CLEP test study guide teaches you the information that you need to know to pass the test. This CLEP test covers the information taught in a beginning level (101) college course that is one semester long or 3 credit hours. You’ll learn the vocabulary and basic concepts surrounding computers and network information systems. You will need to know about computer hardware, software and the types of networks that link them all together. You won’t be tested on specific software like Excel or Word but you will need to know the difference between a document, spreadsheet, database or presentation.
Those of you that are savvy with computers will do very well on this test. Spend less time on Facebook and more time studying and you’ll do great! With most people already understanding the basics of how computers work and the prevalence of email and the internet this makes this test a very easy and quick test to take. This study guide will teach you new information for the CLEP test and help you review as well.
CLEP Credits: 3
CLEP Difficulty: 3
Number of Test Questions on the CLEP Test: 100
ACE Recommended Passing Score: 50
CLEP Subject Areas Covered:
20% Computer/Telecommunications Hardware and Hardware Products
15% Computer Programming/Software
10% Data Management
20% Information Processing
30% Information Technology Applications in Organizations
5% Ethical Issues/Implications