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AP, IB, CLEP, GAC – Credits

AP Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) Program Policy

Valid beginning Spring Semester 2012

AP Examination Scores

 
Minimum Score
Semester Credit
*General Education
Equivalent Course
Art: 2D Design36AArt Dept needs to review portfolio
Art: 3D Design36AArt Dept needs to review portfolio
Art: History of Art36HX-3 credits and
HY-3 credits
ARTH 200H
& ARTH 201H
Art: Studio Drawing36AArt Dept needs to review portfolio
Biology38N with LabBIOB 160N OR BIOB 170N/171N, at the discretion of Major Department
Chemistry38N with LabGeneral Education Credit
Chinese Language & Culture38FLCHIN 101 & 102
Computer Science A33NoneCSCI 135
Computer Science AB33NoneCSCI 135
English/Lang & Composition36Writ 101Writ 101
English/Lit & Composition3

4
6

6
L

L
General Education Credit

LIT 110L
Environmental Science3

4
4

4
N without Lab

N without Lab
General Education Credit

ENSC 105N
French Language38FLFRCH 101 & 102
French Literature36LGeneral Education Credit
German Language38FLGRMN 101 & 102
Government & Politics: US3

4
3

3
SY

SY
General Education Credit

PSCI 210S
Government & Politics: Comparative3

4
3

3
S

S
General Education Credit

PSCI 220S
History/United States36HYGeneral Education Credit
History/European36HYGeneral Education Credit
History/World36HXGeneral Education Credit
Human Geography33SGPHY 121S
Italian Language & Culture38FLITLN 101 & 102
Japanese Language & Culture38FLJPNS 101 & 102
Latin/Literature36FLGeneral Education Credit
Latin/Vergil38FLLATN 101 & 102
Macroeconomics3

4
3

3
S

S
General Education Credit

ECNS 202S
Microeconomics3

4
3

3
S

S
General Education Credit

ECNS 201S
Math/Calculus AB34MM 171
Math/Calculus BC38MM 171 & 172
Music Theory36NoneElective-Determined by Music Department
Physics B38N without labPHSX 205N & PHSX 207N
Physics C: Mechanics34N without labPHSX 215N
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism34N without labPHSX 217N
Psychology33SPSYX 100S
Russian Language & Culture38FLRUSS 101 & 102
Spanish Language38FLSPNS 101 & 102
Spanish Literature36LGeneral Education Credit
Statistics33MSTAT 216

*KEY TO GENERAL EDUCATION SYMBOLS

A=Expressive ArtsL=Literary and Artistic studies
WRIT 101=CompositionH=Historical and Cultural studies
M=MathN=Natural Science (with or without lab)
FL=Modern & Classical LanguagesS=Social Sciences
Y=American & European PerspectivesX=Indigenous & Global Perspectives
HY=Historical/American & EuropeanHX=Historical/Indigenous & Global
LY=Literary/American & EuropeanSY=Social Sciences/American & European

To request that your score reports be sent to the University of Montana call (888)308-0013 or (609)771-7366 or visit the AP website. The University of Montana awards college credit to undergraduate degree students on the basis of official score reports from the Advanced Placement Program/College Board. This policy was developed in consultation with academic departments at the University of Montana. Credits awarded are assigned a grade of AP3, AP4 or AP5 depending on your exam score. AP exams are awarded pass credit only. Exams that do not meet the minimum score are not posted on the University of Montana transcript.

IB Credit

International Baccalaureate Policy

The University of Montana recognizes IB achievement and awards eight credits for each Higher Level exam passed with an examination score of four or higher. The University does not grant credit for Standard Level examinations, unless they are taken as a component of the full Diploma.

The University of Montana will offer 30 credits (maximum) to all incoming students who have received a Diploma with a score of 30 or better, with no individual exam scores lower than four. These credits will normally be distributed as electives, although students who desire credit for specific UM courses, including approved General Education courses, may petition the applicable department. The 30 credits cannot be used toward upper-division coursework. Enrollment Services-Admissions will provide students with an evaluation of their credits upon receipt of official scores.

IB Examination Scores

IB EXAMINATION
MINIMUM SCORE
SEMESTER CREDIT
GEN ED*
Biology HL48N
Business & Mgmt HL48-
Chemistry HL48N
Classical Languages HL48FL
Computer Science HL48-
Design Technology48-
Economics HL48S
English A1 HL48WRIT 101
English A2 HL48WRIT 101
English B HL48WRIT 101
French A1 HL48FL
French A2 HL48FL
French B HL48FL
Geography HL48S
German A1 HL48FL
German A2 HL48FL
German B HL48FL
History HL48H
Info Tech Global World (ITGS) HL48-
Islamic History HL48HX
Language B HL48FL
Mathematics HL48M
Philosophy HL48-
Physics HL48N
Psychology HL48S
Social & Cultural Anthropology HL48S
Spanish A1 HL48FL
Spanish A2 HL48FL
Spanish B HL48FL
Theatre Arts HL48A
Visual Arts HL48L

*KEY TO GENERAL EDUCATION SYMBOLS

A=Expressive ArtsL=Literary and Artistic studies
WRIT 101=CompositionH=Historical and Cultural studies
M=MathN=Natural Science (with or without lab)
FL=Modern & Classical LanguagesS=Social Sciences
Y=American & European PerspectivesX=Indigenous & Global Perspectives
HY=Historical/American & EuropeanHX=Historical/Indigenous & Global
LY=Literary/American & EuropeanSY=Social Sciences/American & European

The University of Montana recognizes IB achievement and awards eight credits for each higher level exam passed with examination scores of four or higher. The University does not grant credit for standard level examinations. The Enrollment Services office will provide students with an evaluation of their credits.

CLEP

The following credit will be granted for CLEP examination scores in the following categories. For information on credit by examinations or subjects not listed, please contact Enrollment Services 800-462-8636.

CLEP Examination Scores

CLEP EXAMINATION
MINIMUM SCORE
SEMESTER CREDIT
*GENERAL EDUCATION
College Composition506WRIT 101
College Composition Modular-Multiple Choice Only503None
College Composition Modular with Essay506Writ 101
Humanities506L
College Mathematics506M
Natural Sciences506N without Lab
Social Sciences & History506S =3 credits
H = 3 credits
American Government503SY
American Literature506LY
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature506L
Biology506N without Lab
Introduction Business Law503None
Calculus503M
Chemistry506N without Lab
College Algebra503M
College French I506FL
College French II5912FL
College German I506FL
College German II6312FL
College Spanish I506FL
College Spanish II6312FL
Introduction Educational Psychology503
English Literature506L
Financial Accounting506None
United States History I: Early Colonizations to 1877503HY
United States History II: 1865-Present503HY
Human Growth & Development503S
Information Systems & Computer Applications503None
Pre-calculus503M
Principles of Macroeconomics503S
Principles of Microeconomics503S
Principles of Management503S
Principles of Marketing503
Intro Sociology503S
Intro Psychology503S
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648503HY
Western Civilization II: 1648 - Present503HY

*KEY TO GENERAL EDUCATION SYMBOLS

A=Expressive ArtsL=Literary and Artistic studies
WRIT 101=CompositionH=Historical and Cultural studies
M=MathN=Natural Science (with or without lab)
FL=Modern & Classical LanguagesS=Social Sciences
Y=American & European PerspectivesX=Indigenous & Global Perspectives
HY=Historical/American & EuropeanHX=Historical/Indigenous & Global
LY=Literary/American & EuropeanSY=Social Sciences/American & European

The University of Montana awards college credit to undergraduate degree students on the basis of official score reports from the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) of the College Board. Official score reports may be obtained by downloading the transcript request form at the CollegeBoard website.  You can also call 800-257-9558.

This policy was developed in consultation with academic departments at the University of Montana. Credits awarded are assigned the grade of CR* (credit). Exams that do not meet the minimum score are not posted on the University of Montana transcript.

GAC

The following GAC courses will transfer to the University of Montana:

GAC Courses

GAC Course
GAC Course Title
Credits
General Education Requirements
UM Course Equivalency or Elective Credit
GAC005Computing I: Intro to Computing for Academic Study3NoneLower Division Elective
GAC006Business, Science & Social Science I: Communication Skills3Social ScienceLower Division Elective
GAC010Math II: Probability , Statistics & Finance3MathematicsStats 216 - Intro to Statistics
GAC011Computing II: Data Management3NoneLower Division Elective
GAC012Business II: Business Studies3Social ScienceMIS 100S - Intro to Business
GAC016Math III: Calculus & Advanced Applications3MathematicsM 171 - Calculus I
GAC017Computing III: Digital Communications3NoneLower Division Elective
GAC023Science III: General Science3Natural Science with LabLower Division Elective
GAC027Social Science II: Identity & Interaction in Society3Social ScienceLower Division Elective
GAC028Social Science III: Research Skills & Global Issues3Social Science & Indigenous & Global PerspectivesLower Division Elective

TOTAL CREDITS: 33
Please note that a grade of C- or higher is required for any course used to satisfy general education requirements or required courses in a major, minor, option or certificate.