DSST Courses & Score Requirements

 Subject Exam

 NMC Course

Credits 

Required
Score

Social Sciences 

Criminal Justice

CJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice

3

49

Human/Cultural Geography

GEO 101 Intro to Geography

3

48

Life-Span Developmental Psychology

PSY 211 Developmental Psychology

3

46

General Anthropology

ANT 113 Intro to Cultural Anthropology

3

47

Introduction to Law Enforcement

CJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice

4

45

Humanities 

Ethics in America

PHL 201 Ethics

3

46

Introduction to World Religions

Philosophy Group 1

3

46

Art of the Western World

Art Group 1

3

48

Western Europe since 1945

HST 235 20th Century Europe

3

45

Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

History Group 1

3

45

A History of the Vietnam War

HST 228 The Vietnam War

3

44

The Civil War and Reconstruction

HST 225 American Civil War

3

47

Introduction to the Middle East

Humanities Group 1

3

47

Business

Principles of Financial Accounting

ACC 121 Principles of Accounting

3

47

Business Mathematics

BUS 105 Business Math

3

48

Physical Science 

Astronomy

AST 100  Observational Astronomy

3

48

Environment and Humanity

ENV 231 Environmental Science - No Lab

3

46

Principles of Physical Science 1

ENV 103 Earth Science - No Lab

3

47

Physical Geology

ENV 111 Physical Geology - No Lab

3

46

Communications

Principles of Public Speaking

COM 111 Public Speaking

3

47

Technical Writing

ENG 220 Technical Writing

3

46 *

* Sample of writing is required along with the required score. Contact the Registrar for further information.

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