Credit by Examination (CBE)

Students may challenge courses by taking examinations developed at California State University, Fresno. Credit shall be awarded to those who pass them successfully. Credit by examination is designed to encourage regularly enrolled students to seek college credit in courses in which they have competence but for which credit has not been earned by the usual academic process.

CBE is not available to graduate students for use on programs for the master's degree.

To receive CBE credit you must complete at least an equal number of units in regular enrollment during the semester.

Students interested in taking a course Credit by Examination must see the department offering the course for approval.