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Dantes (DSST)

DSST enables students to receive college credits for learning, on-the-job training, or independent study that has occurred outside of the classroom.

  • Specific DSST tests and minimum scores are accepted for college credit.
  • Contact DSST to order a DSST transcript to be sent to UMD, if not already requested at the time of the examination.
    • UMD Mailing Address:
      University of Minnesota Duluth
      Office of Admissions
      25 Solon Campus Center
      1117 University Drive Duluth, MN 55812

For assistance, please contact Carly Moritz, Assistant Registrar, at (218) 726-8800 or cmoritz@d.umn.edu

Exam Subject Score Award Credits
Math
Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 MATH 1005 5
Principles of Statistics 400 STAT 1411 3
Social Sciences
A History of the Vietnam War 44 History 1xxx-level elective 3
Art of the Western World 48 Liberal Education Award:
Art History, Category 9 OR
Art History, Humanities
3
Criminal Justice 400 Criminology 1xxx-level elective 3
Foundations of Education 46 EDUC 1101 3
Fundamentals of Counseling 45 Transfer 1xxx-level elective 3
General Anthropology 47 Liberal Education Award:
Anthropology, Category 6 OR
Anthropology, Social Sciences
4
Human/Cultural Geography 48 GEOG 1304 3
Introduction to Law Enforcement 45 Criminology 1xxx-level elective 3
Introduction to the Modern Middle East 47 History 1xxx-level elective 3
Life Span Developmental Psychology 46 PSY 2021 4
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union 45 History 1xxx-level elective 3
Substance Abuse 49/400 Health 3xxx-level elective 3
The Civil War and Reconstruction 47 History 1xxx-level elective 3
Western Europe since 1945 45 History 1xxx-level elective 3
Humanities

Ethics in America*

46 Liberal Education Award:
Philosophy, Category 8 OR Philosophy, Humanities
3
Introduction to World Religions 400 Liberal Education Award:
Philosophy, Category 7 OR
Philosophy, Humanities
3
Principles of Public Speaking* 47 COMM 1xxx, lower-level elective credit 3
Business
Business Ethics and Society 400 MGTS 4461 3
Business Law II 44 BLAW 1xxx-level elective 3
Business Mathematics 400 Liberal Education Award:
General Transfer Category 2 or General Transfer, Logic & Quantitative Reasoning
3
Human Resource Management* 46 MGTS 3801 3
Introduction to Business 400 LSBE 1101 3
Introduction to Computing 400 FMIS 2201 3
Management Information Systems 400 FMIS 2201 3
Money and Banking 48 ECON 3311 3
Organizational Behavior 48 Management Studies 3xxx-level electives 3
Personal Finance 400 Academic credit not awarded  
Principles of Finance 400 FMIS 3601 3
Principles of Financial Accounting 47 ACCT 2001 3
Principles of Supervision 400 BUS 2400 2
Physical Science
Astronomy 48 AST 1040 3
Environment and Humanity 46 Liberal Education Award:
General Transfer Category 8 or General Transfer, Sustainability
3
Here's To Your Health 400 Health 1xxx-level elective 3
Physical Geology 46 Liberal Education Award:
Geology, Category 5 OR
Geology, Natural Science without Lab.
*Geology majors who score 90% or higher will be excempt from GEOL 1110
3
Principles of Physical Science I 47 Liberal Education Award:
Physics, Category 5 OR
Physics, Natural Sciences without Lab
3
Technology
Technical Writing 46 Writing Studies 1xxx-level elective 3

*Exam transfers effective Spring 2011

The credit awards reflected above are effective as of 2012. For information regarding exams taken prior to 2012, please contact Carly Moritz, Assistant Registrar, at (218) 726-8800 or cmoritz@d.umn.edu