Advanced Placement

(See also CLEP)

Centenary participates in the Advanced Placement program of the College Entrance Examination Board. Advanced Placement credit will not be given for scores below 3. The following departmental guidelines have been established:

Department A.P. Score Credit Hours Courses
Art History 4 or 5 4 ART 295 (elective only)
Biology 3 4 BIOL 101
4 or 5 8 BIOL 101 and 4 credits of elective 295
Chemistry 3, 4, or 5 8 CHEM 121, 122, 123, 124
Computer Science 4 or 5 3 CSC 104
Economics Micro 4 3 ECON 151
Economics Macro 4 3 ECON 295 (elective only)
English1 4 or 5 3 ENGL 102
Foreign Languages2 3 8 FLNG 101, 102
4 or 5 14 FLNG 101, 102, 201, 202
European History 4 or 5 3 HIST 103
U.S. History 4 or 5 6 HIST 205, 206
Mathematics 4 or 5, AB Test 4 Math 115
4 or 5, BC Test 8 Math 115, 201
Physics and Engineering3 4 or 5, mechanics 4 PHYS 104, 114
4 or 5, electricity and magnetism 4 PHYS 105, 115
Psychology 4 or 5 3 PSY 101
Sociology 4 or 5 3 SOC 101

1 If a student achieves scores of 4 or 5 on both exams, 3 hours of credit will be awarded for ENGL 102 only.

2 Students with at least two years of a foreign language in high school or competence in a foreign language for other reasons are required to demonstrate their level of proficiency through examination prior to enrolling in a foreign language course or during the first week of classes. Students may receive from 4 to 14 hours of credit (101, 102; 201, 202) for examinations in French, ||German, or Spanish administered during fall orientation by the Department of Ancient and Modern Languages.

3 Only Advanced Placement TEST C will be accepted.

CA (2003-04), p. 23, Admissions website (accessed 10/14/2003)

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