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Departmental Exams

If a student has experience equivalent to the content of a course described in the current catalog, upon approval of the department, credit may be earned for the course by passing an examination equivalent to a final course examination.

Students must receive departmental approval for any Baylor departmental exam. The CBE fee ($200 for Academic Year 2013-14 ) is paid in the Cashier's office and the receipt of payment must be submitted to the Office of Institutional Research and Testing prior to testing. Baylor's Credit by Exam policies are available at

Please note: Freshman-level course examinations in English (1302 and 1304), modern foreign languages (1401 and 1402), and Religion courses are not available.

For foreign languages not taught at Baylor, please see Foreign Languages.

Baylor Discipline

Baylor Departmental Exams Available

Contact Person/Office

Foreign Languages: French, German, and Spanish

Exams available for certain 3000- and 4000-level courses. (2000-level courses available through AP, CLEP or IB)

Dr. Manuel Ortuno, Modern Languages & Cultures Dept.

For foreign languages not mentioned above, please see the CBE: Foreign Languages page.

Exams available for certain 2000- and 3000-level courses.

Please see the CBE: Foreign Languages Page

Information Systems

MIS 1305

Karen Moore, MIS Dept. (Business School)


MTH 1310, MTH 1321, MTH 1322

Dr. Baxter Johns, Mathematics Dept.


MUS 1301 or 1101

Dr. Jana Millar, Music School


Exams available for certain 1000-level courses.

Dr. Greg Benesh, Physics Department