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Phone  850.599.3115
Fax  850.561.2428

Registrars Office
1700 Lee Hall Drive
105 Foote-Hilyer Administration Center
Tallahassee, FL. 32307
 
 

Program for Degree Acceleration

1. Dual Enrollment
This program allows high school students to earn college level credits in a college or university.
 
2. Credit by Examination
Students who are enrolled or plan to enroll at FAMU may earn credit for certain introductory courses through the following credit by examination programs:
 
A. Advanced Placement Program (AP)
This examination is offered by the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) and allows high school students opportunities to earn college level credits. Students who earn scores of three or higher may receive college level credits for similar courses in FAMU. See the list below for the AP Exam required scores and similar courses. *Credits allowed are for introductory courses
 
B. College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
College Level Examination Program is another credit by examination program offered by CEEB. Students may earn college level credits when they present appropriate scores on the general examination and the subject examination according to the standards established by the State University System in the Articulation Agreement {6A - 10.024 (5)}. Note: A maximum of 30 semester hours of CLEP credits may be transferred. Credits earned on similar courses taken at FAMU or other examinations (i.e. AP or IB) may not be accepted or duplicated.
 
C. INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM (IB)
Florida A&M University awards credit for International Baccalaureate higher level and subsidiary level subjects with scores of 4, 5, 6, or 7 Contact the Transfer Credit Office for more information.
 
D. DEPARTMENT EXAMINATIONS AND DEAN WAIVER
Academic departments may offer students opportunities to receive credits through departmental course examinations. Individual departments determine if and when a student can take advantage of this opportunity. Interested students are encouraged to contact the appropriate departments.