Advanced Placement Credit

CREDIT FROM COLLEGE EXAMINATION PROGRAMS

Incoming undergraduate students may be granted academic credit for specific Asbury University courses on the basis of tests administered by the following College Examination Programs: College Board Advanced Placement Program (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE).   Credit from AP, CLEP, IB, and AICE is included with regionally-accredited college transfer as part of the maximum 75 hours limit for credit allowed from all outside sources.

1. As part of the admission process, student should arrange to have original documents for AP, CLEP, IB, and/or AICE scores and grade reports sent directly to Asbury University.

2. Asbury University grants credit for AP, CLEP, IB, and AICE only on the basis of original documentation from the examination program.  Asbury University does not grant examination credit for institutional credit listed on another college or university, or on high school transcripts.

3. Student score reports directly from the student are not considered official.  

4. Asbury University grants equivalent credit in AP, CLEP, IB, and AICE only for current courses listed in the Asbury University course catalog.  No elective credit will be awarded. 

(AP) Advanced Placement Tests Accepted For Credit: Asbury University grants credit for the following College Board Advanced Placement examinations:

AP Examination Minimum Score Asbury Course(s) Credit Granted
Studio Art 2D 3 ART 111 3
Studio Art 3D 3 ART 112 3
Studio Art Drawing 3 ART 123 3
Art History 3 ART 251 3
Biology 3 BIO 100/101 4
Biology 4 BIO 201, 203 4
Biology 5 BIO 201/203, 202/204 8
Calculus AB 4 MAT 181 4
Calculus BC 3 MAT 181 4
Chemistry 3 CHE 111/113 4
Chemistry 4 CHE 121/123 4
Chemistry 5 CHE 121/123, 122/124 8
Chinese Lang/Culture 3 CHN 102, 201 6
Chinese Lang/Culture 4 CHN 102, 201, 151 9
Computer Science A 3 CSC 121 4
Comparative Gov/Pol 3 PS 301 3
Economics/Micro 3 ECN 272 3
Economics/Macro 3 ECN 273 3
English (Lang/Comp)* 4 ENG 110 3
English (Lang/Comp)* 5 ENG 151 3
English (Lit/Comp)* 4 ENG 110 3
English (Lit/Comp)* 5 ENG 151, 205 6
Environmental Science 3 BIO 217, 219 4
European History 3 HIS 102 3
European History 4 HIS 101, 102 6
French Lang/Culture 3 FRN 102, 201 6
French Lang/Culture 4 FRN 102, 201, 291 9
Human Geography 3 GEO 211 3
Latin 3 LAT 102, 201 6
Latin 4 LAT 102, 201, 202 9
Music Theory 4 MTH 111, 121 3.5
Physics 1 3 PHY 201 4
Physics 2 3 PHY 202 4
Physics C Mech 3 PHY 211 5
Physics C E & M 3 PHY 212 5
Psychology 3 PSY 101 3
Spanish Lang/Culture 3 SPN 102, 201 6
Spanish Lang/Culture 4 SPN 102, 201, 291 9
Statistics 3 MAT 232 3
U S. Government/Politics 3 PS 101 3
U. S. History 3 HIS 201 3
U. S. History 4 HIS 201, 202 6
World History 3 HIS 350 3
*Qualifying scores in Both English Lang/Comp & English Lit/Comp earns 3.0 extra  ENG elective credits

 

(CLEP) College Level Examination Program:  Asbury University does not recognize the General College Level Examination Program but does recognize a number of the CLEP Subject Examinations as in the chart below.

CLEP TEST Minimum Score Asbury Course(s) Credit granted
American Government 50 PS 101 3
American Literature 50 ENG 261 3
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 ENG 230 3
Biology 55 BIO 100, 101 4
Calculus 50 MAT 181 4
College Algebra 50 MAT 111 3
College Composition (not Modular) 50 ENG 110 3
English Literature 50 ENG 231 3
French Language 50 FRN 201 3
French Language 66 FRN 201, 291 6
Human Growth and Development 50 ED 230 2
Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 101 3
Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 100 3
Precalculus 50 MAT 112 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECN 273 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECN 272 3
Spanish Language 50 SPN 201 3
Spanish Language 66 SPN 201, 291 6
U.S. History I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 HIS 201 3
U.S. History II: 1865 to the Present 50 HIS 202 3
Western Civ I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 HIS 101 3
Western Civ II: 1648 to the Present 50 HIS 102 3

Future CLEP Tests NOTE: Any student, who plans to take CLEP tests for additional credit after matriculating into Asbury University, should complete CLEP exams so that Asbury University receives the scores before the student reaches senior status (90.0 credits) to improve their graduation and commencement eligibility.

 

(IB) International Baccalaureate: Asbury University recognizes the International Baccalaureate program and may grant credit on a course by course basis to students with appropriate scores of 5, 6, or 7 on these examinations, as indicated below.  Credits vary based on level (SL and HL) of course. Students with IB foreign language must also take the Asbury University language placement exam to determine final credit awarded.

IB course Level Minimum score Asbury course(s) Credit Granted
Biology SL 5 BIO 100, 101 4
Biology HL 5 BIO 201, 203 4
Chemistry SL 5 CHE 111, 113 4
Chemistry HL 5 CHE 121, 123 4
Chinese SL/HL 5 Take Language Placement Test 3 - 9
Economics SL/HL 5 ECN 100 3
English A1 HL only 5 ENG 110 3
English A1 HL only 7 ENG 110, ENG 230 6
Environmental Syst. & Soc. SL/HL 5 BIO 217/219 4
French SL/HL 5 Take Language Placement Test 3 - 9
History SL 5 HIS 101 3
History HL 5 HIS 101, 102 6
History of Americas SL 5 HIS 201 3
History of Americas HL 5 HIS 201, 202 6
Latin SL/HL 5 Take Language Placement Test 3 - 9
Math Studies SL/HL 5 MAT 120 3
Mathematics SL 5 MAT 120 3
Mathematics HL 5 MAT 181 4
Further Mathematics SL/HL 5 MAT 181 4
Music SL/HL 5 MUS 100 3
Psychology SL/HL 5 PSY 101 3
Physics SL 5 PHY 201 4
Physics HL 5 PHY 201/202 8
Spanish SL/HL 5 Take Language Placement Test 3 - 9
Visual Arts SL 5 ART 111 3
Visual Arts HL 5 Art Dept. Review 3-6



(AICE) Cambridge Advanced International Certificate Of Education: Asbury University recognizes the Cambridge AICE program and may grant credit on a course-by-course basis to students with appropriate scores of A-E on these examinations. Credit is awarded for A and AS levels. For foreign language proficiency, students must also take the Asbury University language placement exam to determine final credit awarded.