Credit by Examination: DSST
Detailed descriptions of all DSST examinations, sample questions, and suggested resources for preparation can be accessed through the web at www.getcollegecredit.com. UTA is an open DSST test center.
The DSST tests are computer based and you can receive your scores the same day that you test. You will create your own user name and password, which will enable you to obtain your scores online at ibt.prometric.com/dsst from any remote location.
The DSST examinations and scores that are accepted by UTA for credit by examination are listed below. Students who would like credit here at UTA should have their scores sent to UTA, Testing Services (8025).
DSST Examination Program1
Satisfactory Scores and Course Credit 2020
|ART||Art of the Western World||48 or 434||ART 1309 or 1310|
|CRIMINAL JUSTICE||Criminal Justice||54 or 428||CRCJ 2334|
|ECONOMICS||Money and Banking||50 or 422||ECON 3303|
|MATHEMATICS||Principles of Statistics||48 or 400||MATH 1308|
|PHILOSOPHY||Ethics in America||67aor 422||PHIL 1304|
|PHYSICAL SCIENCE||Astronomy||400||GEO 4330|
|PHYSICAL SCIENCE||Environmental Science||400||GEO 4334|
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Please review the general Policies and Procedures page for more information.
UTA STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE CREDIT BY EXAM POLICY
"Credit by examination can be awarded only for courses in which the student has neither a passing nor a failing grade (including a Z in English) at UTA or transfer credit from another institution of higher education." To read the complete list of credit-by-exam policies for UTA please go to:Credit by Examination.
FEES FOR DSST
Fees are $30 to UTA as an administration fee and $85 to DSST on the day of the test by credit card only.
REGISTER FOR THE DSST
You can register for the DSST here: UTA Testing Services Scheduling site.