Summary of Validation Options


** Each Option is Mutually Exclusive

Passing of a CLEP Examination of the Educational Testing Service, Inc., where such an examination is available, the subject matter is normally sequenced for the freshman and sophomore years at Westfield, and the student wishes to take that option.

Passing of a departmental examination with a C OR BETTER, and in some cases additional work.

Successful completion of a more advanced course in the same subject area with a C+ OR BETTER.

A STUDENT MAY ATTEMPT ANY VALIDATION EXAMINATION ONLY ONCE.

Should the student fail the examination, the basic course must be repeated. All validation must be completed within ONE YEAR OF ENTRY.

Validation exams may be given TWICE a year.