Bachelor of Arts in General Studies

DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests)

Credit for DSST subject exams will be granted for baccalaureate level tests with the minimum score listed below. For more information on DANTES, contact:

DSST Program
Toll Free Phone: (877) 471-9860
Website: http://www.getcollegecredit.com

Minimum score for credit for all exams is 400.

Key to Abbreviations Used:

UD = Upper Division |  LD= Lower Division

H=Humanities
M = Math
NS = Natural Science
FA = Fine Arts
SS= Social Sciences
HWB = Human Well Being
Elec = Elective
sh = Semester Hours
+  =  Illinois Articulation Initiative Course Match
*  =   In addition to a minimum score of 400 on the multiple-choice test, an examinee must also receive a passing grade on the speech. 
#  =  Examinees who score 400 or higher will also be eligible to submit a portfolio of writing to the WIU English department to be reviewed for potential ENG 180 credit.

 

Business

  • Business Ethics & Society (3 sh) LD Business Elec
  • Business Mathematics (3 sh) LD Business Elec
  • Computing and Information Technology (3 sh) LD Computer Science Elec
  • Human Resource Management  (3 sh) LD Human Resource Management Elec
  • Introduction to Business  (3 sh)  LD Management 125
  • Management Information Systems (3 sh) UD Information Systems 340
  • Money and Banking (3 sh) UD Finance Elec
  • Organizational Behavior (3 sh) LD Management Elec
  • Personal Finance (3 sh) UD Finance 301
  • Principles of Finance (3 sh) LD Finance Elec
  • Principles of Supervision (3 sh) LD Management Elec

Humanities

  • Ethics in America (3 sh) UD/H Philosophy Elec
  • Introduction to World Religions (3 sh) UD/H Religion Elec
  • Principles of Advanced English Composition (3 sh) LD English Elec#
  • Principles of Public Speaking *(3 sh) LD Communication 241+

Mathematics

  • Fundamentals of College Algebra (3 sh) LD/Math Competency Mathematics Elec
  • Math for Liberal Arts (3 sh) LD/M Mathematics Elec
  • Principles of Statistics (3 sh) LD/M Statistics 171+

Physical Science

  • Astronomy (3 sh) LD/NS Geography Elec
  • Environmental Science (formerly Environment & Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet) (3 sh) LD/NS Science Elec
  • Health and Human Development (2 sh) LD Health Education 120 plus (1 sh) LD Health Education Elec (updated 1/28/2020)
  • Introduction to Geology (3 sh) LD/NS Geology Elec

Social Science

  • A History of the Vietnam War (3 sh) UD History Elec
  • Art of the Western World (3 sh) LD/FA  Art History Elec
  • Criminal Justice (3 sh) LD Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Elec
  • Foundations of Education (3 sh) LD Education Elec
  • Fundamentals of Counseling (3 sh) LD Counselor Education Elec
  • General Anthropology (3 sh) LD/SS Anthropology Elec
  • History of the Soviet Union (3 sh) UD History Elec
  • Introduction to Geography (3 sh) LD/SS Geography 100
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement (3 sh) LD Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Elec
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 sh) LD/HWB Family & Consumer Sciences 121
  • Substance Abuse (2 sh) LD Health Education 123 plus (1 sh) Health Education Elec (updated 1/28/2020)
  • The Civil War & Reconstruction (3 sh) UD History Elec

Technology

  • Ethics in Technology (3 sh) UD Computer Science 320
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity (3 sh) UD Computer Science 395
  • Technical Writing (3 sh) LD General Elec

Last update 1/28/2020