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Advanced Placement

Students who complete college-level courses in high school and take examinations prepared by the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board (AP) will receive advanced placement and university credit for such courses if they score 3, 4 or 5  on the appropriate subject area examination according to guidelines established by the College Board.  Credit ranges from three to eight semester hours.  Regarding English credit, a student must have taken two units of AP English in high school and scored at least a 3 on both the English language and literature tests in order to exempt and receive credit for both English 1310 and English 1320.  If the student passed only one test, credit will be given for 1310 or 1320 accordingly.


International Baccalaureate Program

Credit will be given to any student scoring 5, 6 or 7 on the higher level International Baccalaureate exams.