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Introduction to the Modern Middle East - Credit by Examination - DANTES

Earn three college semester hours credit in "Introduction to the Modern Middle East" by passing DANTES examination SE-469 with a recommended minimum score or 46%, using this study guide:

This may not be an "easy" course, given the general level of awareness of Middle-Eastern affairs, but it is extremely timely. It only covers the period up to Desert Storm, although that could change. Nonetheless, the course provides important background information. It would be particularly helpful to active-duty service personell and reserves who might be deployed in and around Iraq. (The information here could, without exageration, save your life in a guerrilla / insurgency situation.)

  1. Begin your study by downloading the official Fact Sheet for this exam. (If Thompson Prometric has moved these (again) try here.

  2. Assess your current readiness for the exam by reviewing the Content section and answering the sample questions.

  3. Obtain materials to improve your skills in areas where you need additional study from among the following:


  4. When you are ready, schedule an examination:

    • Active duty (U.S.) military personnel contact your command DANTES office.
    • National Guard and Reserve personnel may also be eligible for assistance.
    • Others contact the College or University administering the test.

DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support) offers credit by examination via a group of standardized tests developed for the voluntary education programs of the U.S. Armed Forces which have now been made available for civilian use. The civilian tests are administered by the Chauncey Group International , a wholly owned subsidiary of the Educational Testing Service.


Link to these related articles :
Credit by Examination TECEP CLEP ACT-PEP DANTES

The bibliography below is based on the suggested preparation readings for the DANTES tests. It has been updated from the original recommendations with respect to current editions and changes of publisher so far as is practicable.



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