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Early College Credits

How to transfer credits

You might be able to earn college credits or start taking UCM courses at a higher level based on classes and exams you've already taken in high school or at other institutions.

Earning credit for high school work or credit by examination

Learn more below about earning credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, College Level Examination Program (CLEP),Dantes Standardized Subject Tests (DSST). 

We also accept American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL): Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Writing Proficiency Test (WPT).  Only tests taken within the past 10 years are eligible for special credit review.  For more information contact testing services.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement Exam Required Score Equivalent Course at UCM Hours Earned
Art History 3 ART 1800 Ideas and the Visual Arts 3
Art: Studio (Drawing) 3 ART 1110 Drawing I 3
Art: Studio (2-D Design) 3 ART 1315 Foundation I 3
Biology 3 BIOL 1110 Principles of Biology 3
Calculus AB 3 MATH 1151 Calculus I 5
Calculus BC 3 Math 1151 Calculus I and MATH 1152 Calculus II 10
Chemistry 3 CHEM 1131 General Chemistry I 5
Comparative Government & Politics 3 POLS 2520 Comparative Government and Politics 3
Computer Science A 3 CS 1100 Computer Programming I 3
Computer Science AB 3 CS 1100 Computer Programming I 3
Computer Science Principles 3 CS 1010 Intro to Computer Science 3

English Language & Composition or

English Literature & Composition

3 ENGL 1020 Composition I 3

Environmental Science

3 BIOL 1005 Intro to Environmental Science 3

European History

3

HIST 1401 History Early Modern World and HIST 1402 History Modern World

6

French Language & Culture

 

3

FREN 1201 French I

3
French Language & Culture 4 FREN 1201 Elementary French I and FREN 1202 Elementary French II 6
French Literature & Culture 3 FREN 3261 French Civilization and Literature I 3
German Language & Culture 3 GER 1301 Elementary German I 3
German Language & Culture 4 GER 1301 Elementary German I and Elementary German II 6
Government & Politics: U.S. 3 POLS 1510 American Government 3
Macroeconomics 3 ECON 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Microeconomics 3 ECON 1011 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Physics 1 3 PHYS 1101 College Physics I 4
Physics 2 3 PHYS 1102 College Physics II 4
Physics B (old) 3 PHYS 1101 College Physics I and PHYS 1102 College Physics II 8
Physics C - Mechanics 4 PHYS 2121 University Physics I 5
Physics C - Electronics/Magnetism 4 PHYS 2122 University Physics II 5
Psychology 4 PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
Spanish Language & Culture 3 SPAN 1601 Elementary Spanish I 3
Spanish Language & Culture 4 SPAN 1601 Elementary Spanish I and SPAN 1602 Elementary Spanish II 6
Spanish Literature & Culture 3 SPAN 3661 Spanish Civilization & Literature 3
Statistics 3 ACST 1300 Basic Statistics 3
U.S. History 3 HIST 1350 History of U.S. to 1877 and HIST 1351 History of U.S. from 1877 6
World History 3 HIST 1402 History of the Modern World 3

International Baccalaureate Examination (IB)

IB Exam Title Minimum Level and Required Score UCM Course Equivalent Credit Hours Earned
Biology Higher 4 BIOL 1110 Principles of Biology 3
Chemistry Higher 5

CHEM 1131 General Chemistry I and CHEM 1132 General Chemistry II

10
Computer Science Higher 5 CS 1100 Computer Programming I 3
English A Literature Higher 5 ENGL 1020 Composition I 3
Environmental Systems & Societies Standard 5 BIOL 1003/1006 Ecology or BIOL 1004 Ecology or BIOL 1005/1006 Environmental Sci/Ecology Lab 4
French Language B Standard 4 FREN 1201 Elementary French I 3
French Language B Standard 5 FREN 1201 Elementary French I and FREN 1202 Elementary French II 6
French Language B Standard 6 FREN 1201 Elementary French I and FREN 1202 Elementary French II and FREN 2201 Intermediate French I 9
French Language B Standard 7 FREN 1201 Elementary French I and FREN 1202 Elementary French II and FREN 2201 Intermediate French I 12
German Language B Standard 4 GER 1301 Elementary German I 3
German Language B Standard 5 GER 1301 Elementary German I and GER 1202 Elementary German II  6
German Language B Standard 6 GER 1301 Elementary German I and GER 1202 Elementary German II and Intermediate German I 9
German Language B Standard 7 GER 1301 Elementary German I and GER 1202 Elementary German II and Intermediate German I and Intermediate German II 12
History Americas Higher 4 HIST 1402 History of the Modern World 3
Mathematical Studies Standard 5 MATH 1620 Intro to Geometry & Decision Making for Ed 3
Mathematics Standard 5 MATH 1111 College Algebra or MATH 1150 Pre-Calculus 3 or 5
Mathematics Higher 5 MATH 1111 College Algebra or MATH 1151 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 3 or 5
Music Higher 4 MUS 2221 Introduction to Music Literature 2
Psychology Higher 5 PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
Physics Higher 5 PHYS 1101 College Physics I and PHYS 1102 College Physics II 8
Spanish Language B Standard 4 SPAN 1601 Elementary Spanish I 3
Spanish Language B Standard 5 SPAN 1601 Elementary Spanish I and SPAN 1602 Elementary Spanish II 6
Spanish Language B Standard 6 SPAN 1601 Elementary Spanish I and SPAN 1602 Elementary Spanish II and SPAN 2601 Intermediate Spanish I 9
Spanish Language B Standard 7 SPAN 1601 Elementary Spanish I and SPAN 1602 Elementary Spanish II and SPAN 2601 Intermediate Spanish I and Intermediate Spanish II 12
Visual Arts A Higher 4 ART 4010 Special Projects in Art 1-3

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP Exam Title Required Score Equivalent Course at UCM Hours Earned
American Government 50 POLS 1510 American Government 3
American Literature 50 ENGL 2200 American Literature 1865 or ENGL 2205 American Literature 1865 - Present 3
Biology 50 BIOL 1003 Introduction to Sciences: Ecology 3
Calculus 50 MATH 1131 Applied Calculus (3) or MATH 1151 1151 Calculus I (5) 3 or 5
Chemistry 50 CHEM 1103 Introduction to Sciences: Chemistry 3
College Algebra 50 MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
College Composition 50 ENGL 1020 Composition I 3
College Mathematics 50 MATH 1620 Intro Geometry & Decision Making for Ed. 3
English Literature 50 ENGL 2210 British Literature to 1798 or ENGL 2215 British Literature from 1798 to Present 3
Financial Accounting 50 ACCT 1101 Foundations of Financial Reporting 3
French Language 50 FREN 1201 Elementary French I 3
French Language 54 Above + FREN 1202 Elementary French II 3
French Language 60 2 Above + FREN 2201 Intermediate French I 9
French Language  66 3 Above + FREN 2202 Intermediate French II 12
German Language 50 GER 1301 Elementary German I 3
German Language 54 Above + GER 1302 Elementary German II 6
German Language 60 2 Above + GER 2301 Intermediate German I 9
German Language 66 3 Above + GER 2302 Intermediate German II 12
History of U.S. I 50 HIST 1350 History of United States to 1877 3
History of U.S. II 50 HIST 1351 History of United State from 1877 3
Human Growth and Development 50 CFD 1220 Child & Adolescent Development 3
Intro to Educational Psychology 50 EFL 2240 Educational Psychology 3
Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 1800 General Sociology 3
Natural Sciences 50 BIOL 1003 Introduction to Science: Ecology 3
Pre-Calculus 50 MATH 1150 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 5
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECON 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECON 1011 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Spanish Language 50 SPAN 1601 Elementary Spanish I 3
Spanish Language 54 Above + SPAN 1602 Elementary Spanish II 6
Spanish Language 60 2 Above + SPAN 2601 Intermediate Spanish I 9
Spanish Language 66 3 Above + SPAN 2602 Intermediate Spanish II 12
Western Civilization I 50 HIST 1400 History of the Early World or HIST 1401 History of the Early Modern World 3
Western Civilization II 50 HIST 1402 History of the Modern World 3

Dantes Standardized Subject Tests (DSST)

 
DSST Exam Minimum Score Equivalent UCM Course Hours Earned
Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Math for Liberal Arts 400 MATH 1820 Intro to Mathematical Modeling 3
Principles of Statistics 400 ACST 1300 Principles of Statistics 3

 

Transfering college credits

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