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Advanced Placement (AP) Credits

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Southwestern Community College awards Advanced Placement credit as follows:

AP Examination Score Required Hours Granted SCC Course(s) Satisfied
Art 2D Design 3 3 ART 121
Art 3D Design 3 3 ART 122
Art History 3 3 ART 114
4 or 5 6 ART 114, 115
Biology 3 4 BIO 111
4 or 5 8 BIO 111, 112
Calculus AB 3 4 MAT 271
Calculus BC 3 8 MAT 271, 272
Chemistry 3 4 CHM 151
4 or 5 8 CHM 151, 152
Computer Science A 3 3 CIS 115
Computer Science AB 3 3 CIS 115
English Language and Composition
Or
English Literature and Composition
3 3 ENG 111
4 or 5 6 ENG 111, 113
Environmental Science 3 4 BIO 140, 140A
European History 3 3 HIS 121
4 or 5 6 HIS 121, 122
French Language
Or
French Literature
3 6 FRE 111, 112
4 or 5 6 FRE 211, 212
German Language
Or
German Literature
3 6 GER 111, 112
4 or 5 6 GER 211, 212
Human Geography 3 3 GEO 111
US Government & Politics 3 3 POL 120
Comparative Government & Politics 3 3 POL 230
Macroeconomics 3 3 ECO 252
Microeconomics 3 3 ECO 251
Music Theory 3 3 MUS 110
Physics B 3 8 PHY 151, 152
Physics C: Mechanics 3 4 PHY 251
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 4 or 5 8 PHY 251, 252
Psychology 3 3 PSY 150
Spanish Language
or
Spanish Literature
3 6 SPA 111, 112
4 or 5 6 SPA 211, 212
Statistics
 
3 3 MAT 151
4 or 5 4 MAT 155
Studio Art: Drawing 3 3 ART 131
US History 3 3 HIS 131
4 or 5 6 HIS 131, 132
World History 3 3 HIS 111
4 or 5 6 HIS 111, 112
 

  This list of Advanced Placement credit will be amended periodically as new courses are added to the Southwestern Community College curriculum and as new Advanced Placement examinations are developed.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) credit will be awarded as follows:
Exam
Score
Hours Credit
SCC Course Credit
Freshman College Comp
49
3
ENG 111
College Algebra
51
4
MAT 171/171A

* A satisfactory writing assignment is also required to receive credit for ENG 111 

The list of College Level Examination Program credit will be amended periodically as new courses are added to the Southwestern Community College curriculum and as College Level Examination Program examinations are developed or revised.