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Great Basin College
Admissions & Records Office  
1500 College Parkway 
Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801 

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Dantes Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)

This information is subject to change. Please check with Admissions and Records at 775-753-2102 for the most up to date information. For a description of the CBAPE program, refer to our College Credit by Examination page.

Before 2004, the DSST exams were available only to military personnel through DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support), a division of the Department of Defense that provides educational support to military members. In 2004, the tests were acquired by Prometric and became available to anyone seeking college credit including college students, adult learners, high school students, and military personnel.

The following DSST examinations have been reviewed. Upon receipt of an official score report from Prometric, the Admissions and Records Office will grant credit as specified below. A grade of S will be assigned:

EXAMINATION (Number) SCORE GBC COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT GRANTED
General Anthropology (494) 47 ANTH Elective 3
Business Mathematics (812) 400 MATH General Education* 3
Fundamentals of Algebra (424) 400 MATH 96 0
Principles of Statistics (450) 400 STAT 152 3
Technical Writing (820) 46 ENG Elective 3

*While not directly equivalent to any GBC math course, this will meet the math requirement for programs that accept MATH 120.

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Great Basin College
Admissions & Records Office  
1500 College Parkway 
Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801 

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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