The Introductory Sociology examination contains 100 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.
The test questions cover the basic facts and concepts as well as general theoretical approaches used by sociologists.
Students should consider taking the exam if they can demonstrate the following abilities:
Computer-based Scoring: CLEP computer-based (CBT) exams are scored without a penalty for incorrect guessing. The raw score--the number of correct responses--is translated into a scaled score. The scaled scores for CLEP CBT are reported in a range from 20 to 80.
At Ferris, candidates taking the Introductory Sociology exam earn credit for a score of 50 or higher.
Course(s) and Credits
Credits meet the social awareness component of the general education requirements.
Credits do not meet the race/ethnicity and/or gender issues components of the general education requirements.