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DSST Dantes Exam

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/admissions/transfer/transfer/dsst.html

Minnesota State University, Mankato recognizes the DSST (Dantes) examination. The exams were originally designed for the military as a way to provide individuals an opportunity to obtain college-level credit for content they learned through nontraditional means. Now available for civilian use, the DSST Test Control Officer (TCO) administers the exams on more than 560 military installations and official DSST test centers. The main users of the exams include adult education programs, U.S. Department of Defense, and colleges and universities.

MnSCU policy requires students receive a minimum score on the examinations to qualify for possible awarding of credit and advanced placement, which is determined by the appropriate academic department on campus. If Minnesota State Mankato does not have an equivalent course, free elective credit may be awarded. Credit earned through DSST may not be used to satisfy residence-credit requirements for graduation.

Additional Information:

You can find more information on DSST exams and the location of testing centers at www.getcollegecredit.com

Please contact the Office of the Registrar at 507-389-6266 or 1-800-722-0544 for more information on credit awarded for DSST tests.

 
DSST Examination
Accepted Score
Equivalent MSU Mankato Course
Credit Hours
MnTC Goal
Fundamentals of College Algebra
400
MATH 112
4
4
Principles of Statistics
400
STAT 154
3
4
Art of the Western World
48
ART 160
3
6 & 8
Intro to the Modern Middle East
44
HIST Elective
3
5 & 8
Human/Cultural Geography
48
GEOG 103
3
5 & 8
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union
45
HIST Elective
3
 
A History of the Vietnam War
49
HIST Elective
3
5
Civil War and Reconstruction
47
HIST Elective
3
5
Foundations of Education
46
KSP Elective
3
 
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
46
KSP or PSYC Elective
3
5
General Anthropology
47
ANTH Elective
3
5 & 8
Substance Abuse
400
HLTH Elective
3
 
Intro to Law Enforcement
45
LAWE 131
3
 
Criminal Justice
400
CORR Elective
3
 
Fundamentals of Counseling
45
CSP Elective
3
 
Principles of Financial Accounting
49
ACCT Elective
3
 
Human Resource Management
46
MGMT Elective
3
 
Organizational Behavior
48
MGMT Elective
3
 
Principles of Supervision
46
MGMT Elective
3
 
Business Law II
52
BLAW Elective
3
 
Intro to Computing
400
IT Elective
3
13
Intro to Business
400
MGMT Elective
3
 
Money and Banking
48
FINA Elective
3
 
Personal Finance
46
FINA Elective
3
 
Management Information Systems
400
MGMT 200
3
 
Business Mathematics
48
MATH Elective
3
 
Astronomy
48
AST Elective
3
3 (no lab)
Here's to Your Health
400
HLTH elective
3
 
Environment and Humanity
46
ENVR Elective
3
8 & 10
Principles of Physical Science I
47
PHYS Elective
3
3 (no lab)
Physical Geology
46
GEOL 121
3
3 (no lab) 10
Technical Writing
46
ENG Elective
3
Writing Intensive
Ethics in America
400
PHIL Elective
3
6 & 9
Intro to World Religions
400
HUM Elective
3
6 & 8
Principles of Public Speaking
47
CMST 102
3
1B
Business Ethics and Society
400
PHIL Elective
3
6 & 9
Western Europe: Since 1945
45
HIST Elective
3
5 & 8