Marymount accepts scores from Prometric’s DSST exams and has identified the course and elective credit equivalents.

Students must submit official DSST scores from Prometric to the Registrar’s Office prior to registration to receive appropriate course credit. Students whose DSST exam scores meet the following minimums will be awarded course and elective credit based on the chart provided:

Name of DSST ExamMCU Course EquivalenciesPassing DSST ScoreCredits Awarded
A History of the Vietnam WarElective4003
Art of the Western WorldAM 2014003
AstronomyThe Natural World (PS3)4003
Business Ethics And SocietyBUS 2404003
Business LawBUS 260443
Business MathematicsQuantitative Reasoning (A2)4003
Criminal JusticeCJ 1014003
Environmental ScienceThe Natural World (PS3)4003
Ethics in AmericaPHI 1004003
Ethics in TechnologyEthical Reasoning (PS5)4003
Foundations of EducationElective4003
Fundamentals of College AlgebraNo credit (formerly MTH 60)xx
Fundamentals of CounselingPSY 3404003
Fundamentals of CybersecurityElective4003
General AnthropologyElective4003
Health & Human DevelopmentHED 1504003
History of the Soviet UnionElective4003
Human Resource ManagementElective4003
Introduction to BusinessNo creditxx
Into. to GeographyElective4003
Intro. to GeologyThe Natural World (PS3)4003
Intro. to Law EnforcementCJ 3114003
Introduction to Modern Middle EastElective473
Introduction to World ReligionsREL 1304003
Lifespan Developmental PsychologyPSY 2204003
Management Information SystemsNo creditxx
Money and BankingNo creditxx
Organizational BehaviorBUS 3254003
Personal FinanceNo creditxx
Principles of FinanceNo creditxx
Principles of Financial AccountingACCT 151474
Principles of Physical ScienceThe Natural World (PS3)4003
Principles of Public SpeakingCAR 1054003
Principles of StatisticsMTH 270 or PSY 2354004
Principles of SupervisionNo creditxx
Substance AbusePSY 2304003
Technical WritingElective; does not replace ENG 112/1144003
The Civil War and ReconstructionElective4003
Western Europe Since 1945Elective453

Duplication with college courses and other exams

Courses taken before or after matriculation at MCU may duplicate AP, IB, CLEP and DSST credit, and exams may duplicate each other (for example, an AP and DSST exam in the same subject area). Credit will only be granted once.