How to Test Out of College General Education Requirements


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A class that everyone has to take, regardless of what they major in, is called a:

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1. A class that only certain students have to take is called a:

2. Advanced placement and International Baccalaureate exams are given in:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the interactive to gauge your understanding of testing out of college general education requirements. Follow the corresponding worksheet to study the three methods of testing and how colleges might apply these credits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Classes that everyone has to take versus classes only certain students take
  • Tests taken for credit
  • How schools accept exam results
  • Advanced placement and IB exams

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related testing out of general education requirements lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how tests results may be applied toward general education requirements
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as courses required of all students versus courses required by specific students

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson called How to Test Out of College General Education Requirements for more information. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes the proficiency tests given after a high school class
  • Describes the proficiency tests given without high school class completion
  • Describes college competency tests
  • Explain what CLEP is