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Credit Acquisition

Type, Credit Awarded, Required Grades/Scores, and Department/Office Authorization

  • Advanced Placement (AP) Program
    Yes
    Required Score for Awarding of Credit Varies by Subject Area
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • Credit Acquisition for Completion of Some Foreign Secondary Schools
    Varies
    Varies
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
    Yes
    Higher-Level Exams Grade of 5 or higher
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • College-Level Exam Program (CLEP)
    Yes
    Required score varies by subject
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • Credit by Examination
    Subject to Department Exam
    Grade of "C" or higher
    Dean of College & Head of Academic Department
  • Proficiency Exam
    Yes
    Competency needs to be equivalent to a grade of "C" or higher
    Academic Department
  • Credit by Validation
    Subject to Department Review
    Grade of "C" or higher
    Undergraduate Admissions Office & Department Representative
  • ACE College Credit Recommendation Service (formerly ACE/PONSI)
    Yes
    American Council on Education Guide utilized for credit recommendation
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • Educational Experience in Armed Services
    Yes
    American Council on Education Guide utilized for credit recommendation
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST)
    Subject to Department Review
     
    Academic Department
  • Accredited U.S. Institutions
    Yes
    Grade of "C" or higher
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • Portfolio Assessment (click on Educational Credit Policy 42-97)
    Yes
    Evaluation of Portfolio by Academic Department
    Undergraduate Admissions Office & Academic Department
  • Accredited Institutions Outside the U. S.
    Yes
    Grades equivalent to a "C" or higher
    Undergraduate Admissions Office