DANTES Subject Standardized Tests


DANTES Subject Standardized Tests

All colleges at UCCS accept DSST exam credits per the table below. Applicability may vary by college. Please contact an advisor in Academic Advising  for score interpretation and degree applicability.

DSST exam equivalency decisions are made based on when the exam was taken, not when the student matriculates to UCCS.

Exam Name Minimum Score UCCS Equivalent Semester Hours
A History of the Vietnam War 400 HIST 1999TC 3
Art of the Western World 400 AH 1999TC 3
Astronomy 400 PES 1999TC 3
*Criminal Justice 428 CJ 1001 3
Environmental Science 400 GES 1999TC 3
Ethics in America 400 PHIL 1999TC 3
Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 MATH 1999TC 3
General Anthropology 400 ANTH 1999TC 3
Health and Human Development 400 BIOL 1999TC 3
History of the Soviet Union 400 HIST 1999TC 3
Human/ Cultural Geography 400 GES 2999TC 3
*Introduction to Law Enforcement 428 CJ 1999TC 3
Introduction to World Religions 400 PHIL 1999TC 3
Lifespan Developmental Psychology 400 PSY 1999TC 3
Math for Liberal Arts 400 MATH 1999TC 3
*Money and Banking 400 ECON 1999TC 3
Organizational Behavior 400 XFCR 1999TC 3
Principles of Advanced English Composition 400 ENGL 1310 3
Principles of Physical Science I 400 XFCR 1999TC 3
Principles of Statistics 400 MATH 2999TC 3
Substance Abuse 400 XFCR 1999TC 3
The Civil War and Reconstruction 400 HIST 1999TC 3

Note 1: Courses ending in "999TC" indicate that department credit is given, but that there is no direct equivalent course at UCCS. Courses that begin with XFCR are granted general elective credit, but do not confer departmental credit.

Note 2: Additional DSST exams are offered, but are not currently accepted at UCCS.

Note 3: All courses except those with an * count towards GT-Pathways requirements.