Western Civilization I CLEP Test Description
The Western Civilization I CLEP test covers the information that is taught in the first semester of a two-semester introductory course at the college level in Western Civilization.
You will be tested on Ancient Greece, Rome, Athens, the Middle Ages, the Reformation, and the Near East. You will be expected to know the vocabulary and terms for historical dates, countries and and political viewpoints. You will also be required to read, analyze and interpret information in a map or table.
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
CLEP Difficulty: 3
Number of Questions on the CLEP Test: 120
ACE Recommended Passing Score: 50