Transfer Students

Most transfer students say that the small classes, close-knit campus, and Christ-centered atmosphere helped them make a smooth transition to Houghton life. Houghton is a place where you can easily find your niche.

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College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Houghton accepts the following CLEP subjects:

Subject Test Exam Grade # of Credits Houghton Equivalent
American Government 63 3 Social Science (General Education)
American Literature 52 3 American Lit
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 58 3 General elective credit
Biology 55 6 Biology (non-major/non-lab)
Business Law (Introductory) 56 3 Business Law
Calculus 63 4 Calculus I
Chemistry 65 6 Chemistry with lab (non-major)
College Algebra 62 3 Elective credit
College Mathematics 62 6 Elective credit
Educational Psychology (Introduction to ) 62 3 Educational Psychology
English Literature 62 3 English Lit
Financial Accounting 64 3 Financial Accounting
French 57 3 Beginning French I
French 63 6 Beginning French II
French 68 9 Intermediate French
German 54 3 Beginning German I
German 58 6 Beginning German II
German 66 9 Intermediate German
History of the United States I 57 3 Elective credit
History of the United States II 57 3 Elective credit
Human Growth and Development 57 3 Elective credit
Humanities 54 3 Fine arts
Information Systems 65 3 Elective credit
Macroeconomics (Principles of) 63 3 Macroeconomics
Management (Principles of) 62 3 Elective credit
Marketing (Principles of) 64 3 Principles of Marketing
Microeconomics (Principles of) 63 3 Microeconomics
Precalculus 60 3 Elective credit
Psychology (Introductory) 54 3 Introduction to Psychology
Sociology (Introductory) 55 3 Principles of Sociology
Spanish 53 3 Beginning Spanish I
Spanish 55 6 Beginning Spanish II
Spanish 67 9 Intermediate Spanish
Western Civilization I 54 3 Western Civ I
Western Civilization II 53 3 Western Civ II