Course Waiver by Examination
Who is eligible?
MBA or Graduate Certificate students who are eligible for full admissions* and are
required to complete Foundations of Business Economics and/or Foundations of Marketing.
Master of Science students who need an equivalent of 1.5 graduate credit hours of
Tech or Statistics to meet MS specific Program Prerequisite requirements.
*Conditionally admitted students are not eligible to use waivers to meet conditional
How can you receive a course waiver by examination?
To receive a course waiver, students must achieve the following minimum scores on
the equivalent CLEP or Ivy Software exam:
Graduate School of Management
CLEP Subject Exam
||Foundations of Business Economics
||1. Principles of Microeconomics AND
2. Principles of Macroeconomics
||Foundations of Marketing
||Principles of Marketing
||MS Tech Prerequisite Requirement
||Information Systems and Computer Applications
||MS Statistics Prerequisite Requirement
||University of Dallas Statistics Assessment
(offered through Ivy Software - see below)
** The American Council on Education recommends a minimum score of 50 on most tests,
but the Graduate School of Management requires a minimum score of 60 for CLEP or 80
for the Statistics Assessment, which is equivalent to the grade of "B".
For more information on cost, study guides or to register for CLEP exams, visit the
College Board website at http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/exams.html.
For more information on cost, study guides or to register for the University of Dallas
Statistics Assessment, visit the Ivy Software website at http://www.ivysoftware.com. Contact your advisor for additional details and password information.
Official scores must be submitted to your advisor to qualify for a course waiver. Contact your advisor for more information.