2011-2012 DSST Subject Standardized Tests

Detailed descriptions of all DSST examinations, sample questions, and suggested resources for preparation can be accessed through the web at www.getcollegecredit.com. UT Arlington 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 UT Arlington for credit by examination are listed below. Students who would like credit here at UT Arlington should have their scores sent to UT Arlington, Testing Services (8025).

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 UT Arlington or transfer credit from another institution of higher education." To read the complete list of credit-by-exam policies for UT Arlington please go to: Credit by Examination.

DSST Examination Program1

Satisfactory Scores and Course Credit 2011-2012
ExaminationScoreUT Arlington Courses
Art of the Western World48ART 1309 or 1310
Criminal Justice54 or 428CRCJ 2334
Money and Banking50ECON 3303
History of the Vietnam War51HIST 3361
Principles of Statistics48 or 400MATH 1308
Ethics in America672 or 422PHIL 1304

1 DSST scores reported on an official DSST Transcript that meet the minimum requirements for DSST in the section above may be used for credit by examination.

2 A score of 67 or now 422 and a passing score on the essay is required for credit for PHIL 1304. The essay for this examination must be sent to UT Arlington (8025), where it will be scored by faculty in the Philosophy Department.