AP/CLEP Equivalencies

Credit by Examination Options

A maximum of 32 semester hours of alternative credit may be counted toward graduation. This includes Advanced Placement, the College Level Examination Program, and International Baccalaureate. Official scores should be sent directly to the Messiah College Registrar's Office. Please note that Messiah College reserves the right to change or modify the credits that may be awarded for credit by examination.

Advanced Placement Examinations

TEST SCORE CREDITS COURSES
Art, 2-D Design 3, 4, 5 3 ART 100 *
Art, General 4, 5 3 ART 103 *
Art, History of 3, 4, 5 3 ELET 100
Art, Studio, Drawing 3, 4, 5 3 ART 103 *
Biology 3, 4 ,5 3 BIOL 102 for NON-Biology Dept majors *

4, 5 3 BIOL 200 for Biology Dept majors
Calculus AB

3

4, 5

3

4

MATH 107* or MATH 108*

MATH 111*

Calculus BC

3(AB=3)

3(AB>3)~

4, 5

3

4

8

MATH 108 *

MATH 111 *

MATH 111, 112*

Chemistry

3

4

5

3

4

8

CHEM 102 or CHEM 103*

CHEM 105*

CHEM 105*, 106

Computer Science A 3, 4, 5 3 CIS 181 *
Economics, Macro 3, 4, 5 3 ECON 120 *
Economics, Micro 3, 4, 5 3 ECON 220
English Language & Composition 3, 4, 5 3 ELET 100
English Literature& Composition 3, 4, 5 3 ENGL 152*
Environmental Science 3, 4, 5 3 BIOL 102 for NON-Biology Dept Majors*
Environmental Science 4, 5 3 BIOL 200 for Biology Dept Majors
Government & Politics: Comparative 3, 4, 5 3 POLI 213 *
Government & Politics: United States 3, 4, 5 3 POLI 113 *
History, European 3, 4, 5 3 HIST 102 *
History, United States

3

4, 5

3

6

HIST 141 *

HIST 141, 142 *

History, World 3, 4, 5 3 HIST 172*
Human Geography 3, 4, 5 3 ELET 100 (elective only)
Languages, Modern

3

4, 5

6

9

CHIN, FREN, GERM, SPAN 101, 102*

CHIN,FREN,GERM,SPAN 201 *

Latin: Vergil or Catullus-Horace

3

4

5

3

6

9

LATN 101 *

LATN 101, 102 *

Latn 101, 102, 201 *

Music: Theory

3, 4

5

4

8

MUTH 101, 107

MUTH 101, 102, 107, 108

Physics B

3

4, 5

4

8

PHYS 201 *

PHYS 201*, 202

Physics C: Mechanics 3, 4, 5 4 PHYS 211*
Physics C: Electronics & Magnetism 3, 4, 5 4 PHYS 212
Psychology 3, 4, 5 3 PSYC 101*
Spanish Literature 4,5 3 SPAN 300
Statistics 3, 4, 5 3 STAT 269* or STAT 281

* May be counted toward General Education.
~ Combined with AB score of 4 or 5

AP Exams
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671
(609) 771-7300
(877) 274-6474 toll free
apexams@info.collegeboard.org
as of May 2012


CLEP Examinations




Test Minimum Score Credits Courses
Composition and Literature


American Literature 46 3 ENGL 152*
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 49 3 ENGL 100*
English Composition 46 3 ELET 100
English Literature 46 3 ENGL 100*
Humanities 50 3 ELET 100




World Languages


French Language, Levels 1&2
Second Semester
Fourth Semester
41
45

6
9

FREN 101, 102*
FREN 201*
German Language, Levels 1&2
Second Semester
Fourth Semester
40
48

6
9

GERM 101, 102*
GERM 201*
Spanish Language, Levels 1&2
Second Semester
Fourth Semester
41
50
6
9
SPAN 101, 102*
SPAN 201*



History and Social Science


American Government 47 3 POLI 113*
Human Growth & Development 45 3 HDFS/PSYC 209
Intro to Educational Psychology 46 3 EDUC/PSYC 203
Principles of Macroeconomics 48 3 ECON 120*
Principles of Microeconomics 47 3 ECON 220
Introductory Psychology 47 3 PSYC 101*
Introductory Sociology 47 3 SOAN 101*
Social Science & History 50 3 ELET 100
U.S. History I 45 3 HIST 141*
U.S. History II 45 3 HIST 142*
Wester Civilization I:
Ancient Near East to 1648
46 3 HIST 101*
Wester Civilization II:
1648 to Present
47 3 HIST 102*




Science and Mathematics


Pre-Calculus 47 3 MATH 108
Calculus 47 8 MATH 111*,112
College Algebra 45 3 ELET 100
College Algebra - Trigonometry 45 3 ELET 100
Trigonometry 50 3 ELET 100
College Mathematics 50 3 MATH 101*
Biology 46 3 BIOL 102*
Chemistry 47 3 CHEM 102*
Natural Sciences 50 3 ELET 100




Business


Information Systems/Computer Applications
50 3
CIS 190
Principles of Management 47 3 BUSA 120
Financial Accounting 50 3 ACCT 141
Introductory Business Law 51 3 BUSA 381
Principles of Marketing 48 3 MRKT 230

* May be counted toward General Education.

CLEP
PO Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600
800-257-9558
609-771-7088 fax
clep@info.collegeboard.org
www.collegeboard.org/clep

as of June 2012

International Bacculaureate

Messiah College considers Higher level International Baccalaureate courses to be similar to Advanced Placement courses of the College Entrance Examination Board and grants six semester hours of credit for scores of 4 or better. Three semester hours of credit will be granted for completion of Subsidiary level courses with a score of 5 or higher. Three semester hours of credit will be granted for successful completion of the Theory of Knowledge, if the student has received the Diploma.

International Baccalaureate North America
Suite 2007
200 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 696-4464
fax: (212) 889-9242