Social Sciences & History CLEP Test Description
The Social Sciences and History CLEP test covers the information that is taught in several introductory college courses including geography, politics, US History, world history, psychology, sociology, Western Civilization, and economics.
You will be tested on concepts and vocabulary on these topics. In addition, 40% of the test consists of questions regarding history.
It is important to understand that you do not have to answer each and every question correct to get a passing score. You need to get 50 of 100 correct (in most cases) to pass. The people the write the CLEP tests want you to know about half of the information to get a passing score.
CLEP Credits: 3-6
CLEP Difficulty: 4
Number of Questions on the CLEP Test: 120
ACE Recommended Passing Score: 50