DSSTs are an extensive series of examinations in college subjects that are comparable to the final or end-of-course examinations in undergraduate courses. ACE recommends three college credits for each examination.

DSSTs cover the following subjects:


  • Business Law II
  • Business Mathematics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Money and Banking
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Personal Finance
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Supervision


  • Ethics in America
  • Introduction to World Religions
  • Principles of Public Speaking

Applied Technology

  • Technical Writing


  • Fundamentals of College Algebra

Physical Science

  • Astronomy
  • Environment and Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet
  • Here's to Your Health
  • Physical Geology
  • Principles of Physical Science I
  • Principles of Statistics

Social Sciences

  • A History of the Vietnam War
  • An Introduction to the Modern Middle East
  • Art of the Western World
  • Western Europe: Since 1945
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Foundations of Education
  • Fundamentals of Counseling
  • General Anthropology
  • Human Cultural Geography
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union
  • The Civil War and Reconstruction


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