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Credit-By-Examination List (AP, CLEP, IB, DANTES, Excelsior)


Credit-By-Examination List (AP, CLEP, IB, DANTES, Excelsior)
Advanced Placement Exam Passing Score FAMU EquivalentMin. # Credit Hrs. Acc.
 Art History 3 ARH 2000 3
  4 ARH 2050/ARH 205 16
 Biology 3 or 4 BSC 1005C 
   or BSC 1005/1005L 4
  5 BSC 1010C 
   or BSC 1010/1010L 
   and BSC 1011C 
   or BSC 1011/1011L 8
 Calculus (AB) 3 or higher MAC 2311 4
 Calculus (BC) 3 MAC 2311 4
  4 or higher MAC 2311/MAC 2312 8
 Chemistry 3 CHM 1020C 
   or CHM 1020/1020L 4
  4 CHM 1045C 
   or CHM 1045/1045L 4
  5 or CHM 1045/1045L 
   CHM 1045/1045L
 and CHM 1046
 or CHM1046/1046L
 8
 Computer Science (A) 3 CGS 1075 3
 Computer Science (AB) 3 CGS 1076 3
 Economics: Macro 3 ECO 2013 3
 Economics: Micro 3 ECO 2023 3
 English Lang. & Comp. 3 ENC 1101 3
  4 or higher ENC 1101 & ENC 1102 6
 English Lit. & Comp. 3 ENC 1101 3
  4 ENC 1101 and either
 ENC 1102 or LIT 2005
 6
 Environmental Science 3 or higher ISC 3051 3
 European History 3 EUH 2009 3
  4 EUH 2000 & 2001 6
 French 3 FRE 1100 4
  4 or 5 FRE 1100 & 1101 8
 French Literature 3 - 4 FRE 3300 3
  5 FRE 3300 & 3 credits
 of Introductory Lit.
 6
 German 3 GER 1100 4
 German 4 or 5 GER 1100 & GER 1101 8
 German Literature 3 - 4 GER 3300 3
  5 GER 3300 & 3 credits
  of Introductory Lit.
 6
 Govt. & Politics:   
 Comparative 3 CPO 2002 3
 Human Geography 3 GEO 2400 3
 Latin (Vergil) 3 or higher LNW 1660 3
 Latin (Literature) 3 or higher LNW 1700 3
 Music Theory 3 or higher MUT 1001 or MUT 1111 & MUT 1241
 (oral/non-oral = 3 or
 higher)
 
 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
 4
 Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHY 2053C or
 PHY 2053/2053L
 4
  4 PHY 2048C or
 PHY 2048/2048L
 4
 Psychology 3 or higher PSY 2012 or PSY 2013 3
 Spanish 3 SPN 1100 4
  4 or 5 SPN 1100 & SPN 1101 8
 Statistics 3 or higher STA 2014 
 Studio Art:   
 Drawing Portfolio 3 or higher No direct equivalent 3
 2-D Design Portfolio 3 No direct equivalent 3
 3-D Design Portfolio 3 No direct equivalent 3
 United States History 3 AMH 2000 3
  4 AMH 2010 & 
   AMH 2020 6
 World History 3 or higher WOH 1022 3
    
 CLEP Passing
 Score
 FAMU Equivalent Min. Credit
 Hours Acc.
 Accounting, Principles of 50 ACG 2001 3
 Algebra, College 50 MAC 1105 3
 Algebra-Trig., College 50 MAC 1147 or MAC1114 4
 American Government 50 POS 2041 3
 American Literature 50 AML 2000 3
  >50 AML 2010 & AML 2020 6
 Analyzing and Interpreting
 Literature
 50 or higherNo direct equivalent.
Recommend American or
English Literature exams
 
 Biology, General ≥ 50 BSC 1005 (No lab credit) 3
 Business Law, Intro. to ≥ 50 BUL 2241 3
 Calculus w/Elem. Func. ≥ 50 MAC 2233 3
 Chemistry, General ≥ 50 CHM 1020 or CHM 1025
 (No lab.)
 3
 Educ. Psy., Intro. to ≥ 50 EDP 2002 3
 English Comp. w/ Essay ≥ 50 ENC 1101 3
 English Literature 50 ENL 2000 3
 English Literature ≥ 50 ENL 2011 or ENL 2012
 and ENL 2022
 3
 French 50 FRE 1100 4
 French 52 FRE 1100 & FRE 1101 8
 Freshman 
Composition
  No direct equivalent.
 Recommend English                 Composition with Essay instead.
 
 German 50 GER 1100 4
 German 63 GER 1100 & GER 1101 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 & Dev. >50 DEP 2004 3
 Humanities ≥ 50 No direct equivalent.
 Interdisciplinary exam:
 50% literature and
 50% fine arts
 3
 Info. Systems and
 Computer Applications
 ≥ 50 CGS 1077 3
 Macroeconomics, Prin. ≥ 50 ECO 2013 3
 Management, Prin. of ≥ 50 MAN 3021 3
 Marketing, Principles of ≥ 50 MAR 3011 3
 Mathematics, College ≥ 50 MGF 1107 3
 Microeconomics, Prin. of >50 ECO 2023 3
 Natural Science ≥ 50 Interdisciplinary exam:
 50% Biological Science
 and 50% Physical Science   
 3
 Psychology, Introductory >50 PSY 2012 or PSY 2013 3
 Social Science and History ≥ 50 Interdisciplinary exam:
 40% History and 60%
 Social Sciences
 3
 Sociology, Introductory ≥ 50 SYG 2000 3
 Spanish 50 SPN 1100 4
 Spanish 54 SPN 1100 & SPN 1101 8
 Trigonometry ≥ 50 MAC 1114 3
 Western Civilization I:   
 Ancient Near East to 1648 >50 EUH 2000 3
 Western Civilization II:   
 1648 to Present >50 EUH 20013
    
 International
 Baccalaureate
Passing    Score FAMU Equivalent Min. Credit  Hours Acc.
 Biology 4* BSC1005C or BSC 1005/1005L 4
 Biology 5 or higher 1010C or BSC 1005/1005L &
  BSC 1010/1010L
 8
 Chemistry 4* CHM 1020C or CHM 1020/1020L 4
 Chemistry 5 or higher CHM 1020C & CHM 1045C or
 CHM 1020/1020L &
  CHM 1045/1045L
 8
 Computer Science 4* CGS 1078 3
 Computer Science 5 or higher CGS 1078 & one CGS
 elective course
 6
 Design Engineering 4* ETI 2410 3
 Design Engineering 5 or higher ETI 2410 & one ETI
 elective course
 6
 Economics 4* ECO 2000 3
 Economics 5 or higher ECO 2013 & ECO 2023 6
 English A1 4* ENC 1101 3
 English A1 5 or higher ENC 1101 & ENC 1102 6
 Environmental Systems 4* ISC 2050 3
 Environmental Systems 5 or higher ISC 2050 6
 French 4* FRE 1100 & FRE 1101 8
 French 5 - 7 FRE 1100, FRE 1101
 & FRE 2200
 12
 Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics) 4* MHF 1202 3
 Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics) 5 or higher MHF 1202 & MHF 1209 6
 Geography 4* GEA 2000 3
 Geography 5 or higher GEO 2200 &GEO 2400 6
 German 4* GER 1100 & GER 1101 8
 German 5 - 7 GER 1100, GER 1101
  &  GER 2200
 12
 History 4* WOH 2030 3
 History 5 or higher WOH 2030 and 3 credits of             lower-level History elective 6
 Math Methods 4* MAC 1105 3
 Math Methods 5 MAC 1105 & MAC 1140 6
 Math Methods 6 - 7 MAC 1140 & MAC 2233 6
 Math Studies 4* MAT 1033 3
 Math Studies 5 or higher MAT 1033 & MGF 1106 6
 Mathematics 4* MAC 1147 4
 Mathematics 5 MAC 1147 & MAC 2233 7
 Mathematics 6 - 7 MAC 2233 & MAC 2311 7
 Music 4* MUL 1010 3
 Philosophy 4* No direct equivalent 3
 Philosophy 5 No direct equivalent 6
 Physics 4* PHY 2020C or PHY 2020/2020L 4
 Physics 5 PHY 2020C or PHY 2020/2020L
 &  PHY 2009
 8
 Physics 6 - 7 PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L
 & PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L
 8
 Psychology 4*PSY 2012 or PSY 2013 3
 Psychology 5 - 7 PSY 2012 or PSY 2013
  & one additional PSY  course
 6
 Social Anthropology 4* ANT 2410 3
 Social Anthropology 5 - 7 ANT 2410 & one
 additional ANT course
 6
 Spanish    4* SPN 1100 & SPN 1101 8
 Spanish    5 - 7 SPN 1100, SPN 1101
 &  SPN 2200
 12
 Theatre Arts 4* THE 2000 or THE 2020 3
 Theatre Arts 5 - 7 THE 2000 or THE 2020
  & 3 hrs. elective credit
 6
 Visual Arts 4* No direct equivalent 3
 Visual Arts 5 - 7 No direct equivalent 6
    
 Standardized Tests
 3 sem. hrs./per exam
 ScoreFAMU Equiv.  
 Business Math 48 QMB 2001 
 Criminal Justice 49 CCJ 3020 
 Environment and Humanity 46 EVR3017 
 Foundations of Education 46 EDF2000 
 Fundamentals of Counseling >45 PCO 2202 
 General Anthropology 47 ANT 2000 
 Here’s to Your Health 48 HSC 1100 
 Human/Cultural Geography 48 GEO2400 
 Introduction to Business 46 GEB 2011 
 Intro. to Law Enforcement 45 CCJ3100 or CCJ 3000 
 Lifespan Dev. Psychology >46 DEP 2004 
 Money and Banking 48 BAN 2501 
 Physical Geology 46 GLY 2000 
 Prin. of Financial Accounting 49 ACG 2001 
 Prin. of Physical Science I    >47 PSC 2121 or  PSC 2341 
 Prin. of Statistics 48 STA 2014 
    
 Check at http://www.getcollegecredit.com/materials.html for more information   
    
 Excelsior College Exam Minimum Score FAMU Equiv. 
 Abnormal Psychology ** CLP 4140 
 English Composition ** ENC 1101 for C
  ENC 1101 & ENC 1102 f
  or B (6 credits)
 
 Ethics: Theory and Practice * PHI 3630 
 Foundations of Gerontology * GEY 2000 
 Human Resources  Management ** MAN 2300 
 Life Span Developmental Psychology ** DEP 2004 
 Microbiology ** MCB 3000 
Psychology of Adulthood and Aging** DEP 2401 
 **  Scores are based on the CLEP cut score for subject examinations.  

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, DANTES, or Excelsior) may not be accepted or duplicated.

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.
Academic deans may determine if a course/courses may be waived for a student in technical areas of studies based on documented life experience and/or proficiencies.

Military Services Schools
Florida A&M University recognizes the recommendations for college level credits published by the American Council on Education (ACE): The Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services. Students with military experiences are encouraged to forward their military transcripts to the Registrar’s Office or the Department of Military Service for  evaluation. Credits may be awarded for completed Military Service School Courses on the basis of the ACE guide. Recommendations by ACE are not binding on the University. By submitting DD Form 214 or its equivalent, students may receive Health and Physical Education credits.

International  Students: Florida A&M University may award credits for student’s prior academic course work from a recognized institution in their parent country.

Credits may also be awarded as credit by examination from the General  Certificate of  Education Advanced Level (A-level G.C.E.) if a student earned a grade of “C” or better for introductory courses.

* No  credit  is  awarded  for  “general papers”

Graduate
Transfer of graduate level courses must be determined by the individual academic departments.  A maximum of six graduate level credit hours with a grade of “B” or better may be accepted from an accredited institution. Additionally, six credit hours of elective credits shall be granted to students who are fully admitted to degree status in the College of Education for possession of a National Board Teacher Certification.