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Course Credit and Advanced Placement

Advanced placement credit or exemption from specific degree requirements may be granted by UNCG. Students should contact their secondary school counselors regarding dates and local test centers.

College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program

Secondary school students enrolled in AP courses may receive college credit by taking AP examinations upon completion of the courses and forwarding the results to the Office of the University Registrar for evaluation. You may also visit the ETS Web site.

Advanced Placement Exam

Exam

Score Req

Hours Granted

Courses

Art History

4

3*

ART elective

Biology

3

4

BIO 105, 105L

Biology

4

8

BIO 111, 112

Chemistry

3

4

CHE 111, 112

Chemistry

4

8

CHE 111, 112, 114, 115

Chinese Language & Culture

3

3

CHI 203

Chinese Language & Culture

4

6

CHI 203 & 204

Computer Science AB

3

3

CSC 130

Computer Science AB

4

6

CSC 130, 230

Computer Science A

4

3

CSC 130

Economics—Macro

4

3

ECO 202

Economics—Micro

4

3

ECO 201

English—Lang & Comp

3

3

ENG 101

English—Lang & Comp

4

6

ENG 101, 102

English—Lang & Comp

5

9

ENG 101, 102, 104

English—Lit & Comp

3

3

ENG 104

English—Lit & Comp

4

6

ENG 101, 104 (with WI**)

English—Lit & Comp

5

9

ENG 101, 102, 104 (with WI**)

Environmental Science

3

4

BIO 105, 105

French Language

4

6

FRE 203, 204

French Language

3

3

FRE 203

French Literature

4

6

FRE 301, FRE elective

French Literature

3

-

Exemption, no credit

Geography, Human

3

3

GEO 105

German Language

4

6

GER 203, 204

German Language

3

3

GER 203

Gov & Politics: Amer.

3

3

PSC 100

Gov & Politics: Comparatve

3

3

PSC 260

History, European

3

6

HIS 222 & HIS elective

History, U.S.

3

6

HIS 211, 212

History, World

3

6

HIS electives

Italian Language

4

6

ITA 203, 204

Italian Language

3

3

ITA 203

Japanese Language & Culture

3

3

JNS 203

Japanese Language & Culture

4

6

JNS 203 & 204

Latin—Vergil

3

3

LAT 203, after completion of LAT 204 with C- or better

Latin—Vergil

4

3

LAT 204, after completion of advanced level LAT course with C- or better

Latin Literature

3

3

LAT 203, after completion of LAT 204 with C- or better

Latin Literature

4

3

LAT 204, after completion of advanced level LAT course with C- or better

Mathematics—Calculus AB

3

3

MAT 191

Mathematics—Calculus AB

4

6

MAT 191, 292

Mathematics—Calculus BC

3

6

MAT 191, 292

Music—Aural

4

1

MUS 105

Music—Aural

5

2

MUS 105, MUS 106

Music—Nonaural

4

2

MUS 101

Music—Nonaural

5

4

MUS 101, MUS 102

Physics B

4

8

PHY 211, 212

Physics C

4

8

PHY 291, 292

Psychology

3

3

PSY 121

Spanish Language

4

6

SPA 203, 204

Spanish Language

3

3

SPA 203

Spanish Literature

4

6

SPA 351, SPA elective

Spanish Literature

3

-

Exemption, no credit

Statistics

3

3

STA 108

Statistics

5

3

STA 271

Studio Art: Gen Portfolio

3

2

ART elective

Studio Art: Drawing

3

2

ART elective

*Examination papers will be read by the department to determine exemption.

**ENG 104 with Writing Intensive marker

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

Listed below is the credit associated with scores on the International Baccalaureate Higher Level Examinations. The University Registrar at UNCG receives the IB scores and assigns the appropriate credit hours. Students should request that their test scores be sent to UNCG. Students will be notified in writing of the credit they receive. You may also visit the IB Web site or call 212/889-9242. Scores must be requested in written form by contacting International Baccalaureate of North America, 200 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 20016.

International Baccalaureate IB Exams

Exam

Min Score

Hours Awarded

Courses

IB Biology—Higher level

5

8

BIO 111 & 112

IB Chemistry—Higher level

5

8

CHE 111/112 and CHE 114/115

IB English A1

4, 5

6

ENG 101 & 104

IB English A1

6, 7

9**

ENG 101 & 104**

IB French A1—Higher level

5

6

FRE 203 & 204

IB French A1—Higher level

6, 7

6

FRE 204 & 301

IB French A1—Standard level

6

6

FRE 203 & 204

IB French A1—Standard level

7

6

FRE 204 & 301

IB French B—Higher level

5

6

FRE 203 & 204

IB French B—Higher level

6, 7

6

FRE 204 & 301

IB French B—Standard level

6

6

FRE 203 & 204

IB French B—Standard level

7

6

FRE 204 & 301

IB German A1

5

9

GER 203 & 204 & GER 301

IB German B

5

6

GER 203 & 204

IB History

5

6

HIS 217, 218

IB Japanese AB— Standard level

6, 7

6

JNS 203 & 204

IB Mathematics

5

 

Contact Mathematics & Statistics Department

IB Physics

5

8

PHY 211, 212

IB Social Anthropology

5

6

ATY 213 & elective ATY credit

IB Psychology

4

3

PSY 121

IB Spanish A1—Higher level

5

6

SPA 203 & 204

IB Spanish A1—Higher level

6, 7

6

SPA 204 & 301

IB Spanish A1— Standard level

6

6

SPA 203 & 204

IB Spanish A1— Standard level

7

6

SPA 204 & 301

IB Spanish B—Higher level

5

6

SPA 203 & 204

IB Spanish B—Higher level

6, 7

6

SPA 204 & 301

IB Spanish B—Standard level

6

6

SPA 203 & 204

IB Spanish B—Standard level

7

6

SPA 204 & 301

**Contact Director of Undergraduate Studies in English for an additional English course at the 200 level to be awarded in consultation with the department.

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College Board SAT: Writing Exam

Exemption from ENG 101 will be based on a score of 650 or above on the SAT
Writing Exam.

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College Board SAT: Subject Tests

Those who have strong academic preparation are encouraged to take one or more of the exams listed below. Examination dates are available in secondary school counseling centers or by writing to College Board SAT Program, Princeton, NJ 08541, phone number 609/771-7600. You may also visit the ETS Web site.

College Board SAT: Subject Tests

Exam

Original Score***

Recentered Score

Hours Granted

Courses

American History

700–800

750–800

6

HIS 211, 212,

after completion of 6 hours of history at 200 or 300 level with at least a 2.0 avg

American History

650–699

700–749

6

English Literature

700–800

750–800

3

ENG 212

English Literature

650–699

700–749

-

Exemption from ENG 212

European History

700–800

n/a

6

WCV 101, 102

Foreign Language

550–800

570–800

3

Foreign Language 204 Intermediate level met.

World History

n/a

750–800

6

WCV 101, 102

Writing

n/a

760–800

3

ENG 101

Writing

n/a

710–759

-

Exemption from ENG 101

***For tests taken before March 1995.

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College Level Examination Program
(Subject Examinations Only)

The College Board offers these examinations at permanent test centers throughout the United States. Test center information can be obtained from secondary school counselors or by writing to C.L.E.P., Box 6600, Princeton, NJ 08541. The test is designed for persons who have done college-level work outside college and can successfully demonstrate what they know. You may also visit the ETS Web site at www.ets.org. Also see the College Board Web site as well as the UNCG Counseling and Testing Web site.

College Level Examination Program
(Subject Exams Only)

Exam

Minimum Score

Hours Granted

Courses

Accounting

50

6

ACC 201, 202

American Literature

50

6

ENG 251, 252

Analyzing & Interpreting Literature

50

6

ENG 105, 106

Biology

50

8

BIO 111, 112

Information Systems & Computer Applic.

57

3

CSC 101

College Mathematics

50

3

MAT 112

College Algebra

55

3

MAT 150

Trigonometry

61

3

MAT 151

College Algebra/Trig

58

3

MAT 151

Calculus

50

6

MAT 191, 292

Chemistry

50

6

CHE 111, 114

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

ECO 201

College Composition

50

3

ENG 101

English Literature

50

6

ENG 211, 212

Foreign Language

50

6

Foreign Language
203, 204

Psychology, Introductory

52

3

PSY 121

Sociology, Introductory

50

3

SOC 101