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Credit-By-Examination List

(AP, CLEP, IB, DANTES, Excelsior)

 

Advanced Placement Exam  [AP]

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs.

Art History

3

ARH 2000

3

 

4 or 5

ARH 2050/ ARH 2051

6

Biology

3

BSC 1005C or BSC 1005/1005L

4

 

4

BSC 1010C or BSC 1010/1010L

4

 

5

BSC 1010C and 1011C or

BSC 1010/1010L & 1011/1011L

8

Calculus (AB)

3 or higher

MAC 2311

4

Calculus (BC)

3

MAC 2311

4

 

4 or higher

MAC 2311 and MAC 2312

8

Chemistry

3

 CHM 1020C or  CHM 1020C/1020L

4

 

4

CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L

4

 

5

CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L and CHM 1046C or CHM 1046/1046L

8

Chinese Language and Culture

3

CHI 1120

4

 

4 or higher

CHI 1120 and 1121

8

Computer Science (A)

3

 CGS 2060

3

Computer Science (AB)

3 or higher

 CGS 2060

3

Economics: Macro

3 or higher

ECO 2013

3

Economics: Micro

3 or higher

ECO 2023

3

English Language & Composition

3

ENC 1101

3

 

4 or higher

ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110 if 1101 is already satisfied

6

English Literature & Composition

3

ENC 1101 or LIT 2110 or ENL 2023

3

 

4 or higher

ENC 1101 & 1102 or  LIT 2110

6

Environmental Science

3 or higher

 EVR 1001

3

European History

3

 EUH 2000

3

 

4 or  higher 

 EUH 3100 & 3120

6

French Language

3

 FRE 1120

4

 

4 or higher

 FRE 1120 & 1121

8

French Literature

3

FRW 3100

3

 

4 or higher

 FRW 3100 & 3101

6

German Language

3

 GER 1120

4

 

4 or higher

 GER 1120 & 1121

8

Government & Politics: Comparative

3 or higher

CPO 2002

3

Government & Politics: United States

3 or higher

POS 2041

3

Human Geography

3 or higher

 GEO 1200

3

Italian Language and Literature

3

ITA 1120

4

 

4 or higher

ITA 1120 & 1121

8

Japanese Language and Literature

3

JPN 1120

4

 

4 or higher

JPN 1120 & 1121

8

Latin: Literature

3 or higher

 LAT 1120

4

Latin: Vergil

3 or higher

 LAT 1120

4

Music Theory

3 or higher

MUT 1001

3

 

If aural and non-aural  sub scores 3 or higher

MUT 1241 & 1242

3

Physics B

3

PHY 2053C or
  PHY 2053/2053L

4

 

4 or higher

PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L and PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L

8

Physics C: Electricity /Magnetism

3

PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L

4

 

4 or higher

PHY 2049C or PHY 2049/2049L

8

Physics C: Mechanics

3

PHY 2053C or
  PHY 2053/2053L

4

 

4 or higher

PHY 2048C or PHY 2048/2048L

4

Psychology

3 or higher

PSY 2012

3

Spanish Language

3

 SPN 1120

4

 

4 or higher

 SPN 1120 & 1121

8

Spanish Literature

3

SPW 3100

3

 

4 or higher

SPW 3100 & 3101

6

Statistics

3 or higher

 STA 2023

3

Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio

3 or higher

ART 2300

3

Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio

3 or higher

ART 1201C

3

Studio Art: 3-D Design Portfolio

3 or higher

ART 1202C

3

United States History

3

 AMH 2010

3

 

4 or higher

AMH 2010 & 2020

6

World History

3 or higher

WOH 1012

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLLEGE-LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM (CLEP)

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs.

Accounting, General

50

 ACG 2021

3

Algebra, College

50

MAC 1105

3

Algebra-Trigonometry, College or
Precalculus

50

MAC1147 or 1114

4

American Government

50

POS 2041

3

American Literature

50

 AML 2010

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

No direct equivalent 

3

Biology, General

50

BSC 1005 (No lab credit)

3

Business Law, Introduction to

50

BUL 2241

3

Calculus

50

MAC 2233

3

Chemistry, General

50

 CHM 1020 or 1030 (no lab credit)

3

College Composition

50

ENC 1101 & 1102

6

College Composition Modular

50

ENC 1101 & 1102

6

Educational Psychology, Introduction to

50

EDP 2002

3

English Composition w/ Essay

50

ENC 1101

3

English Literature

50

 ENL 2023

3

Financial Accounting

50

 ACG 2021

3

French Language

50-58

 FRE 1120

4

 

59

 FRE 1121 & 1121

8

Freshman Composition

50

No direct equivalent. Replaced by College composition

 

German Language

50 - 59

 GER 1120

4

 

60

 GER 1120 & 1121

8

History of the U.S. I: Early Colonizations to 1877

50

AMH 2010

3

History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present

50

AMH 2020

3

Human Growth and Development

50

DEP 2004

3

Humanities

50

HUM 2210

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

 CGS 1160 or 1162

3

Macroeconomics, Principles of

50

ECO 2013

3

Management, Principles of

50

 MAN 3025

3

Marketing, Principles of

50

 MAR 3023

3

Mathematics, College

50

MGF 1106 0r 1107

3

Microeconomics, Principles of

50

ECO 2023

3

Natural Science

50

No direct equivalent

 

Pre-calculus

50

MAC 1147

4

Psychology, Introductory

50

PSY 2012

3

Social Science and History

50

No direct equivalent

 

Sociology, Introductory

50

SYG 2000

3

Spanish Language

50 - 62

 SPN 1120

4

 

63

 SPN 1120 & 1121

8

Trigonometry

50

MAC 1114

3

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

50

 EUH 3100

3

Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present

50

 EUH 3120

3

 

 

 

 

International Baccalaureate

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hours

Biology

4

BSC1005C or
BSC 1005/1005L

4

 

5 or higher

BSC 1005C & 1010C  or BSC 1005/1005L & BSC 1010/1010L

8

Business and Management

4

GEB 1011 or MAN 3010

               3

 

5 or higher

GEB 1440 and  1441

              6

Chemistry

4

CHM 1020C or CHM 1020/1020L

4

 

5 or higher

CHM 1020C & CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L

8

Computer Science

4

 CGS 2060

3

Computer Science

5 or higher

CGS 1162 & 2060

6

Design Technology

4

ETI 2410

3

 

5 or higher

ETI 2410 & 2411

6

Economics

4

 ECO2013

3

 

5 or higher

ECO 2013 & 2023

6

Ecosystems and societies

4

EVR 1001

3

 

5 or higher

EVR 1001 & 3017

6

English A1

4

ENC 1101

3

 

5 or higher

ENC 1101 & 1102 or
LIT 2110 & 2120

6

Environmental Systems

4

ISC 2050

3

 

5 or higher

ISC 2050 & 3051

6

Film Studies

4

FIL 2001

3

 

5 or higher

FIL 2001 and 2400

6

French Language

4

FRE 1120 & 1121

8

 

5 or higher

FRE 1120, 1121 & 2220

12

Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics)

4

 MHF 2202

3

Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics)

5 or higher

 MHF 2202 & 2209

6

Geography

4

 GEO 1010

3

Geography

5 or higher

 GEO 1200 & 2370

6

German

4

 GER 1120 & 1121

8

 

5 or higher

 GER 1120, 1122 & 3300

12

History

4

 WOH 1012

3

 

5 or higher

 WOH 1012 & 1022

6

Italian

4

 ITA 1120 & 1121

8

 

5 or higher

 ITA 1120, 1122 & 3300

12

Latin

4

 LAT 1120

4

 

5 or higher

 LAT 1120 & 1122

8

Marine Science

4 or higher

BSC 1011C or BSC 1011/1011L

4

Math Methods

4

MAC 1105

3

 

5 or higher

MAC  1105 & 1140  or MAC 1140 & 2233

6

Math Studies

4

MAT 1033

3

 

5 or higher

MAT 1033 & MGF 1106

6

Mathematics

4

MAC 1147

4

 

5 or higher

MAC 1147 (or 1140, or 1114) & 2233 or MAC 2233 & 2311

7

Music

4

 MUL 2111

3

 

5 or higher

 MUL 2111 & MUT 1001

6

Philosophy

4

PHI 2010

3

 

5 or higher

PHI 2010 & 2101

6

Physics

4

PHY 2053C or  2053/2053L

4

 

5 or higher

PHY 2053C & 2054 or PHY 2053/2053L &  PHY 2054/2054L

8

Psychology

4

PSY 2012

3

 

5 or higher

PSY 2012 & DEP 2004

6

Social and Cultural Anthropology

4

ANT 2410

3

 

5 or higher

ANT 2000 & 2410

6

Spanish

4

 SPN 1120 & SPN 1121

8

 

5 or higher

  SPN 1120, SPN 1121 & SPN 2220

12

Theatre Arts

4

THE 2000

3

 

5 or higher

THE 2000 & 3112

6

Visual Arts

4

ART 2300C

3

 

5 or higher

ART 2300C & 2301C

6

 

 

 

 

Cambridge AICE (British)

  AS-Level and A-Level  Passing Score of
"A", "B", "C", "D", "E"

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hours

Accounting

 AS-Level

 ACG 2021 or 2022

3

 

 A-Level

 ACG 2021 or 2022 & 2071

6

Art and Design

 AS-Level

ART 1201C

3

 

 A-Level

ART 1201C & 1202C

6

Biology

 AS-Level

BSC1005C or
BSC 1005/1005L

4

 

 A-Level

BSC 1005C & 1010C  or  BSC 1005/1005L & 1010/1010L

8

Business Studies

 AS-Level

GEB 1011 or MAN 3010

3

 

 A-Level

GEB 1440 &  1441

6

Chemistry

 AS-Level

CHM 1020C or CHM 1020/1020L

4

 

 A-Level

CHM 1020C & CHM 1045C or CHM 1020/1020L & 1045/1045L

8

Classical Studies

 AS-Level

LIT 3115

3

Computing

 AS-Level

CGS 2060

3

 

 A-Level

CGS 1162 & 2060

6

Design Technology

 AS-Level

ETI 2410

3

 

 A-Level

ETI 2410 & 2411

6

Economics

 AS-Level

ECO2013

3

 

 A-Level

ECO 2013 & 2023

6

English Language or Language &
Literature in English

 AS-Level

ENC 1101

3

English 

 A-Level

ENC 1101 & 1102 or
LIT 2110 & 2120

6

English - Literature in English

 AS-Level

ENC 1101 or 1102

3

English - Literature in English

 A-Level

ENC 1101 & 1102 or
LIT 2110 & 2120

6

Environmental Systems

 AS-Level

EVR 1001 or ISC 2050

3

French Language

 AS-Level

FRE 1120 & 1121

8

French Literature

 AS-Level

FRW 3100

3

French

 A-Level

FRE 2220 & 2221

6

Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics)

 A-Level

MAC 2311 & 2312 or STA 2023

8

General Paper

 

IDS 3040

3

Geography

 AS-Level

GEA 2000

3

 

 A-Level

GEO 1200 & 2370

6

German

 AS-Level

GER 1120 & 1121

8

 

 A-Level

GER 1120, 1122 & 3300

12

History - The History of the USA,
c. 1840-1968

 AS-Level

AMH 2010

3

History - Modern European History, 1789-1939

 AS-Level

EUH 3100

3

History - International History,
1945-1991

 AS-Level

WOH 1012

3

Latin

 AS-Level

LAT 1120

4

Marine Science

 AS-Level

BSC 1010C or BSC 1010/1010L

4

 

 A-Level

BSC 1010C & BSC 1011C or BSC1010/1010L & BSC1011/1011L 

8

Mathematics

 AS-Level

MAC 1147 or 1140 or 1114

4

 

 A-Level


MAC 2233 & 2311

7

Music

 AS-Level

MUH 2051

3

 

 A-Level

MUH 2051 & 3211

6

Physics

 AS-Level

PHY 2053C or  2053/2053L

4

 

 A-Level

PHY 2053C & 2054C or PHY 2053/2053L &  PHY 2054/2054L

8

Psychology

 AS-Level

PSY 2012

3

 

 A-Level

PSY 2012 & DEP 2004

6

Sociology

 AS-Level

SYG 2000

3

 

 A-Level

SYG 2000

3

Spanish Language

 AS-Level

SPN 2220

3

Spanish Literature

 A-Level

SPW 3100

3

Spanish

 A-Level

SPN 2220 & 2221

6

Thinking Skills

 AS-Level

PHI 2010

3

 

 A-Level

PHI 2010 & 2101

6

Travel and Tourism

 AS-Level

HFT 1000

3

 

 A-Level

HFT 1000 & MAN 3010

6

 

 

 

 

DSST Examinations
(DANTES Subject Standardized Test)

Score (New passing Score = 400)

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hours

A History of the Vietnam War

44

AMH 2000

3

Art of the Western World

48

ARH 2000 or 2050

3

Astronomy

48

AST 1002

3

Business Ethics and Society

400

GEB 1440

3

Business Law II

44

BUL 2241

3

Business Math

48

QMB 2100

3

Criminal Justice

49

CCJ 2010

3

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

49

HSC 1100

3

Environment and Humanity

46

EVR 1001 or ISC 1001 or 1006C

3

Ethics in America

46

PHI 3601

3

Foundations of Education

46

EDF 1005

3

Fundamentals of College Algebra

47

MAT 1033

3

Fundamentals of Counseling

45

FAD 2230

3

General Anthropology

47

ANT 2000

3

Here’s to Your Health

48

HSC 1100

3

Human Resources Management

48

MNA 2300

3

Human /Cultural Geography

48

GEO 1200

 

Introduction to Business

46

 GEB 1011 or 1440

3

Introduction to Computing

45

CGS 2060 or 1162

3

Introduction to Law Enforcement

45

CCJ 2010

3

Introduction to the Modern Middle East

47

ASH 3010

3

Introduction to World Religions

48

REL 2300

3

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

46

DEP 2004

3

Management Information Systems

 

MAN 2812

3

Money and Banking

48

ECO 3213

3

Organizational Behavior

48

INP 2002

3

Personal Finance

46

FIN 3100

3

Physical Geology

46

GLY 2001

3

Principles of Finance

49

FIN 3403

3

Principles of Financial Accounting

49

ACG 2021

3

Principles of Physical Science I

47

 PSC 1121

3

Principles of Public Speaking

47

SPC 2600

3

Principles of Statistics

48

 STA 2023

3

Principles of Supervision

46

MNA 2300

3

Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

45

EUH 3571

3

Substance Abuse

49

HSC 1100

3

Technical Writing

46

ENC 2210

3

The Civil War and Reconstruction

47

AMH 2020

                   3

Western Europe Since 1945

45

No Recommendation

 

 

 

 

 

Excelsior College Exam

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hours

Abnormal Psychology

C or Better

 CLP 4143

3

Calculus*

C or Better

MAC 2311

4

College Writing*

C or Better

ENC 1101

3

Earth Science

C or Better

GLY 2001

3

English Composition

C or Better

ENC 1101 or 1102

3

Ethics: Theory and Practice

C or Better

 PHI 3601

3

Foundations of Gerontology

C or Better

GEY 2000

3

Human Resources Management

C or Better

 MNA 2300

3

Introduction to Music

C or Better

MUH 2011

3

Labor Relations

C or Better

ECP 3214

3

Life Span Developmental Psychology

C or Better

DEP 2004

3

Managerial Accounting

C or Better

ACG 2071

3

Microbiology

C or Better

 MCB 2004

3

Principles of Marketing

C or Better

MAR 3023

3

Psychology of Adulthood and Aging

C or Better

DEP 2004

3

Spanish Language*

C or Better

SPN 1120

4

Workplace Communication with Computers

C or Better

OST 1100

3

World Conflicts Since 1900

C or Better

WOH 1021

3

* Examination developed jointly by Excelsior and Pearson (UEXCEL)

Note: A maximum of 30 semester hours of credit by-examination may be transferred. Credits earned on similar courses taken at FAMU or other examinations (e.g., AP, CLEP, IB, AICE, DSST, or Excelsior) may not be accepted or duplicated.