Weber State University General Associates Degree Using Many CLEP & DSST Exams

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Page 1 of the Document: Weber State University Associates Degree Guide for Homeschoolers 9th-12th Grades (Early College for Homeschoolers in Northern Utah)

Weber State University Credit by Exam

I hope these links help you to give your local Utah homeschooling kids an edge on life. You will be homeschooling college! That is just as normal as putting your public schooled high schooler in a concurrent enrollment or early college class at their high school. It is not weird. They do it. Why shouldn’t homeschoolers also do it? Here are some links you will need about Credits by Exam (for anyone, but especially for Homeschoolers) from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah:

General Requirements at Weber State University (requirements for every degree)

Questions about Generals at Weber State University

General Questions about Degrees at Weber State University

CLEP Tests Accepted by Weber State University (and what each gives credit for)

DSST (Dantes) Exams Weber State Gives Credit For (and which credits you will get for them)

DSST Testing Center Guidelines

CLEP Testing Center Guidelines WSU

WSU Testing Centers (click tabs to get to each testing center)

GED testing center guidelines WSU  — (In case you want to do that, too)

Video: Weber State University: How Our Testing Centers Operate

CLEP Official Study Guide at Amazon.com

DSST Principles of Public Speaking Exam Wise Owl Study Guide, Amazon.com

WSU Public Speaking HU 1020 book I bought

Info. on WSU Bookstore, where you could also get study books for the exams

CLEP Western Civilizations I Exam Study Guide by REA at Amazon.com

“The Great Courses: Foundations of Western Civilization I” (Search at Amazon.com)

I bought Parts 1-3 for $30 used. I am using this to teach my kids and help them prepare for the CLEP Western Civilizations I Exam.

The Great Courses: The Foundations of Western Civilization This is the same DVD from the creators’ website.

You can find study guides for any CLEP or DSST test at Amazon.com or wherever you buy books. (I buy them at Amazon.com).

Weber State University Credit by Exam

Homeschool Early College / Concurrent Enrollment at Weber State University

G.E.D.: 10 College Credits? Really!? That’s Great!

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High School Transcript on STEROIDS

This is way over the top in my opinion. Sorry, but I heve no idea who made this in Missouri. Practical Homeschooling on facebook posted a link to this page on their facebook page.

This homeschool mom did a lot of work. Maybe in Missouri, she did not overdo it, because maybe in Missouri, that is required. Here in Utah, it is not. Maybe the college or University her child will attend, requires all that effort. I know Weber State University does not want to see a homeschooler’s High School Transcript. They just want an ACT score.

Nevertheless, if you want to go to this effort, be my guest.

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Homeschool Early College By Exam

Have you wanted to homechool High School, but are wanting instead to take advantage of the Early College programs at the High School near you?

Homeschooled Kids can do Early College from Home! You could also find like-minded homeschool families in your area and start a Homeschool Early College Co-op or Study group! I do not have one of these in my area. I would love to have enough interest to start one, though!

There is help on InstantCert.com for studying. There are also books to buy, about CLEP and Dantes (DSST) tests. These books usually have 3 sample tests to take after studying. When your Early College Homeschooler passes the practice exams, he or she can sign up for the exam and go take it at their local University, or some College or University of choice. Your homeschooled child can earn College Credits Early by Exam! Many kids have done it. Many adults have, too. You can do it! Just take it one course at a time, instead of seeing the whole long list of courses. Just say, we are only going to focus on one at a time.

Your child, with you, can start by taking a course from their local University about early college. While there, focus on what they have for homeschoolers, what tests are accepted, and which classes are required. Universities have policies regarding exams for credit. Find out what they are.

Keep in mind, your child can get an Associates from one place, their next degree from another, and their next from yet another. Do not feel that since they have a certain University in mind, they must go only to that University! Find out about transfer credits, etcetera.

They can continue by finding out which classes are required for their associates and for their bachelors degrees at each school. They can oick a test, get on InstantCert, get test prep books from Amazon.com, and beging working or studying from home. When they are passing practice tests, they can sign up online for the test. On test day, they can go to their local University’s or College’s testing center to take the test.

Exams run approximately $80 to $95, and there is usually a $10 proxy fee for the testing center. This beats the $1,000 each it would cost for the same course if taken at the University or College (Even if you add InstantCert cost and exam study guide from Amazon, your cost will still beat the $1,000! If you do love math,

Tests for College Credits

Here below are lists from the web sites of the Coolege Board, the military and other places, of exams which award college credits. You can get an account on InstantCert.com and begin studying for one test at a time, right now.

Recommended for easiest to begin with:

If your child loves to read, Analyzing and Interpreting Literature should be one of the first. aif your child loves Art, I recomment A.P. Studio Art, which I can guide you through, as I am working with my daughter on it now, graduated with BA in Art, and took and passed the Exam myself, when in High school. If your child loves science, I recommend starting with the Natural sciences test first. If your child loves computers, many computer gurus on InstantCert.com recommend as easy, the computer test, “Information Systems and Computer Applications.” Weber State also has a series of computer tests you can take which give you general computer credits for Weber State only. If your child loves math, your child can get the math exam done first. You get the idea, so I will not name every oossibility. You know your child. Look on InstantCert.com and google the tests, to find out, based on your child’s knowledge and interests, which will be the easiest to work toward passing, first. After the first, you and your child will feel a lot more confidence about this.

Note: Each Institution has certain tests they allow to work toward a degree. Weber State University has a list, plus it requires 20% of credit hours be from their classes toward Associates Degrees, with their tuition.

I recommend you join this group on facebook if you are really serious about doing this: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1415292548729439/?ref=br_tf

http://www.straighterline.com/test-for-credit/

CLEP
http://clep.collegeboard.org/exams/offered
Credits per exam (scroll down for table)
http://www.home-school.com/Articles/give-yourself-a-clep-scholarship.php

Composition and Literature
American Literature
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
College Composition
English Literature
Humanities
Foreign Languages
French Language
German Language
Spanish Language
History and Social Sciences
American Government
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present
Human Growth and Development
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introductory Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Social Sciences and History
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present
Science and Mathematics
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
College Algebra
College Mathematics
Natural Sciences
Precalculus
Business
Financial Accounting
Information Systems and Computer Applications
Introductory Business Law
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing

DSST
http://www.military.com/education/timesaving-programs/dantes-dsst-exam-list.html

Business
Business Law II
Business Mathematics
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Computing
Management Information Systems
Money and Banking
Organizational Behavior
Personal Finance
Principles of Finance
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Supervision
Humanities
Ethics in America
Introduction to World Religions
Principles of Public Speaking
Applied Technology
Technical Writing
Mathematics
Fundamentals of College Algebra
Physical Science
Astronomy
Environment and Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet
Here’s to Your Health
Physical Geology
Principles of Physical Science I
Principles of Statistics

Social Sciences
A History of the Vietnam War
An Introduction to the Modern Middle East
Art of the Western World
Western Europe: Since 1945
Criminal Justice
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Foundations of Education
Fundamentals of Counseling
General Anthropology
Human Cultural Geography
Introduction to Law Enforcement
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union
The Civil War and Reconstruction

A.P.
https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/apcourse

AP Capstone
AP Research
AP Seminar
Arts
AP Art History
AP Music Theory
AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
AP Studio Art: 3-D Design
AP Studio Art: Drawing
English
AP English Language and Composition
AP English Literature and Composition
History & Social Science
AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP European History
AP Human Geography
AP Macroeconomics
AP Microeconomics
AP Psychology
AP United States Government and Politics
AP United States History
AP World History
Math & Computer Science
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Computer Science A
AP Statistics
Sciences
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics B
AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
AP Physics C: Mechanics
AP Physics 1
AP Physics 2
World Languages & Cultures
AP Chinese Language and Culture
AP French Language and Culture
AP German Language and Culture
AP Italian Language and Culture
AP Japanese Language and Culture
AP Latin
AP Spanish Language and Culture
AP Spanish Literature and Culture

TECEP tests
http://www2.tesc.edu/listalltecep.ph

English Composition
English Composition I (ENC-101-TE)
English Composition II (ENC-102-TE)

Humanities
Public Relations Thought & Practice (COM-210-TE)
Technical Writing (ENG-201-TE)
Environmental Ethics (ETH-210-TE)
Introduction to News Reporting (JOU-110-TE)
Music History II (MUS-221-TE)

Social Sciences
World History from 1600 to Present (HIS-126-TE)
Introduction to Political Science (POS-101-TE)
Introduction to Comparative Politics (POS-282-TE)
Psychology of Women (PSY-270-TE)
Abnormal Psychology (PSY-350-TE)
Marriage and the Family (SOC-210-TE)

Natural Sciences/Mathematics
The Science of Nutrition (BIO-208-TE)
Applied Liberal Arts Mathematics (MAT-105-TE)
College Algebra (MAT-121-TE)
Principles of Statistics (STA-201-TE)

Business and Management
Principles of Financial Accounting (ACC-101-TE)
Principles of Managerial Accounting (ACC-102-TE)
Federal Income Taxation (ACC-421-TE)
Business in Society (BUS-311-TE)
Strategic Management (BUS-421-TE)
Computer Concepts and Applications (CIS-107-TE)
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (FIN-321-TE)
Financial Institutions and Markets (FIN-331-TE)
Marketing Communications (MAR-321-TE)
Sales Management (MAR-322-TE)
Advertising (MAR-323-TE)
Negotiations and Conflict Management (NEG-401-TE)
Operations Management (OPM-301-TE)

Computer Science Technology
Network Technology (CMP-354-TE)

Applied Science and Technology
Medical Terminology (APS-100-TE)
Radiation Safety Officer (APS-289-TE)

Test Your Way Through College in Homeschool

If you do not wish to go attend classes at the University, but want to get University Credit, you can buy study packets or books, for AP, DSST or CLEP test.

Find out more details on these tests here.
http://www.weber.edu/admissions/aptests.html

You can study for the test, then take the practice test within it. When you pass, you can then go to Weber State’s Testing Center and take each test. I have to give credit where credit is due. I learned this from this meeting, but I learned to ask about it from books. One was “The Brainy Bunch.” The other was, “How to Homeschool College.” These are great books. They are chuck full of good stuff. Get them and read them!

Homeschool Transcript Using High School Graduation Requirements of Utah

Requirements Grades 9-12: 24 credits total (21.5 required, non-elective, 2.5 electives)

Fine Arts
3.0 credits. Choices: dance, theater, visual arts, film, music, Choir, piano, dance

Social Studies
3.5 credits. Choices: U.S. History, Government & Constitution, Geography, 1/2 year World Civilizations

Math
3.0 credits. Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Advanced Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, ACT math, pre-Calculus, Calculus, statistics, accounting

Science
3.0 credits. Earth science, Life science, Physical science, Chemistry

Physical Education
3.0 credits. Team Sport/Athletic Participation (Basketball, softball, dance, gymnastics, archery, track, swimteam, martial arts team, dance)

English Language Arts
4.0 credits.

Technology
2 credits. Choices: Word Processing & typing, graphic design, family and consumer sciences

 

Make Your Own High School Transcript

Name of Student
Name of your homeschool
Phone number and address
Year long courses: Child Care, Child Development, Pre-School Teaching, Political Science
Semester courses:
Include Dual enrollement, early college, community college, co-op, honors, A.P., C.P., name of test
Grades: List semester grades and end of year totals
GPA
Credits, list per semester and cumulative
Letter Grades
SAT scores &/ or ACT scores
Parent name annd signature
Date

leadership
Jobs
extracurricular activities
Awards
One page max, to describe each course

How to get into Early College at Weber State University as a homeschooler.

Sources: wikihow.com, “the Brainy Bunch”, books by Lee Binz, books by Cafi Cohen