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DSST Exams

What are they?
National, standardized exams that yield UW-Green Bay degree credits, assuming the minimum score is achieved.  Designed originally for the military, DSST Tests are available to civilian students and adult learners as well.

Who can earn credits this way?
Anyone.

Where are the tests given? 
Throughout Wisconsin and the U.S.  The nearest DSST test site is Concordia University, 1150 Springhurst Dr, Suite 101, Green Bay, WI 54304. Contact: (920) 498-2551.

When are the tests given? 
Determined by individual test centers

How much does it cost per test?
$85   (Note: Test centers may charge an additional administrative fee)

Need more information? 
http://www.getcollegecredit.com/

Study guides available:  DSST endorses DSSTPrep which is a SpeedyPrep Test Prep product to help students prepare for DSST exams.  See more here:  http://dsstprep.com/

The UW-Green Bay site code for DSST is 8366. You will need this code when you go to register for any exams.

DSST Equivalencies at UW-Green Bay (UL = upper-level, LL = lower-level)

*As determined by UWGB faculty, the minimum score to receive college credit through DSST exams at UWGB is 434.  Course equivalencies for exams with scores of 434 or higher are listed below.

Test Name

Minimum Score, 2007 or earlier

Minimum Score,* 2008 or later

UWGB course

crs

Art of the Western World

53

434 ART 103 3

Astronomy

52

434

PHYS 141

3

Business Law II

52

434

BUS ADM 306

4

Contemporary Western Europe 1946-1990

52

434

HIST elective (UL), Soc Sci Gen Ed

3

Environmental Science  (Formerly Environment & Humanity:  Race to Save the Planet)

53

434

ENV SCI 102

3

Ethics in America

50
434
PHILOS 102
3

Finance, Principles

53

434

FIN 343

3

Financial Accounting, Principles

49

434

ACCTG 201

4

General Anthropology

53

434

ANTH elective, Soc Sci Gen Ed

3

Health & Human Development NDC 434 PSYCH 203 3
 

History of the Vietnam War

51

434

HIST elective (LL), Soc Sci Gen Ed

3

Human Resource Mgmt

53

434

HRM 362

3

Introduction to Business

54

434

BUS ADM 202

3

Lifespan Developmental Psych

51

434

PSYCH 203

3

Modern Middle East, Intro

51

434

HIST elective (UL), Soc Sci or Global Cult Gen Ed

3

Organizational Behavior

52

434

MGMT 389

3

Personal Finance

51

434

BUS ADM 282

3

Physical Geology  (discontinued 1-1-15)

53

434

GEO SCI 102

3

Physical Science, Principles

52

434

PHYS 180

3

Public Speaking, Principles

49

434

COMM 133

3

History of the Soviet Union (Formerly Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union)

50

434

HIST elective (UL), Soc Sci Gen Ed

3

Statistics, Principles

51

434 MATH 260
4

 

Substance Abuse (Formerly Drug & Alcohol Abuse)

53

434

PSYCH 310

3

Supervision, Principles

49

434

BUS ADM elective (UL)

3

 

Last updated: October 22, 2019