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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 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, 112
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 152
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:
 
CLEP EXAMINATION SCORE REQUIRED HOURS GRANTED SCC COURSE(S) SATISFIED
American Government 50 3 POL 120
American Literature 50 3 ENG 231
58 6 ENG 231, 232
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 3 ENG 131
Biology 50 4 BIO 111
57 8 BIO 111, 112
Calculus 50 4 MAT 271
64 8 MAT 271, 272
Chemistry 50 4 CHM 151
65 8 CHM 151, 152
College Algebra 50 3 MAT 161
College Composition
or 
College Composition Modular
50 3 ENG 111
59 6 ENG 111, 112
College Math 50 3 MAT 143
English Literature 50 3 ENG 241
62 6 ENG 241, 242
Financial Accounting 50 4 ACC 120
65 8 ACC 120, 121
French Language I 64 3 FRE 111
French Language II 69 6 FRE 111, 112
German Language I 59 3 GER 111
German Language II 67 6 GER 111, 112
History of the United States I 50 3 HIS 131
History of the United States II 50 3 HIS 132
Human Growth and Development 50 3 PSY 241
Humanities 50 3 HUM 211
56 6 HUM 211, 212
Information Systems and Computer
Applications
50 3 CIS 110
59 6 CIS 110, 115
Introductory Business Law 50 3 BUS 115
Introductory Psychology 50 3 PSY 150
Introductory Sociology 50 3 SOC 210
Pre-calculus 50 3 MAT 175
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3 ECO 252
Principles of Management 50 3 BUS 137
Principles of Marketing 50 3 MKT 120
Principles of Microeconomics 50 3 ECO 251
Spanish Language 56 3 SPA 111
68 6 SPA 111, 112
Western Civilization I 50 3 HIS 121
Western Civilization II 50 3 HIS 122

* 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.