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Pre-enrollment earned credit for first-year students (advanced placement)

First-year students who earn college-level credit prior to the first term of enrollment at Augustana may declare up to one year of pre-enrollment credit.

This can be up to 30 credits of combined AP, dual-enrollment credit, community college credit and/or International Baccalaureate work, with the following additional limitation: the IB + AP combined maximum limit is 18 credits.

First-year students have until the end of their first term of enrollment to declare their pre-enrollment credits. Once applied to the record these credits may not be changed.

Students who wish to transfer in more than 30 credits will be treated as transfer students for all financial assistance, scholarship considerations and academic policies.

Once declared, this is an irreversible decision. See the College Catalog for additional policies governing pre-enrollment credit.

First-year students who have taken the College Board Advanced Placement Examination may be eligible for as many as 18 credits. Students who wish to have their scores considered should request that the College Board send them directly to Augustana College. Scores of 4 or 5 may result in credit.

Students earning more than 18 credits should complete the necessary form in the Office of the Registrar no later than the first term of enrollment to declare the courses, up to 18 credits, that they wish to have applied to their record. Academic departments determine which scores result in credit.

Following is a list of Advanced Placement examinations, the required score, Augustana equivalent course, semester credits awarded, General Education requirement fulfilled (and area of study) if any, and applicability to major.

Art Studio: Drawing
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: Art 101    
Semester credits awarded: 3 (6 credits max)
Applicable to major: Yes

Art Studio: 2D Design
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 3 (6 credits max)
Applicable to major: Yes (elective)

Art Studio: 3D Design
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 3 (6 credits max)
Applicable to major: Yes (elective)

Art History
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: ARHI 161
Semester credits awarded: 3 
Applicable to major: No

Biology 
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: BIOL 101
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: 1 course, Perspectives on the Natural World (PN)
Applicable to major: No

Calculus AB
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: MATH 219
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: Quantitative reasoning, suffix Q
Applicable to major: Yes

Calculus BC
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: MATH 219, 220
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: Quantitative reasoning, suffix Q
Applicable to major: Yes

^Chemistry
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: CHEM 122
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: 1 course, Perspectives on the Natural World (PN)
Applicable to major: Yes

^Chemistry
Required score: 5
Augustana equivalent course: CHEM 122, 123
Semester credits awarded: 6
General education requirement fulfilled: 1 course, Perspectives on the Natural World (PN)
Applicable to major: Yes

Computer Science A
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: COMP 211
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

Computer Science Principles+
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: COMP 121
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: Quantitative reasoning, suffix Q
Applicable to major: No

Economics Macro
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: ECON 201
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

Economics Micro
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: ECON 202
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

English: Language/Composition#
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: ENGL-TR
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: None-elective credit only
Applicable to major: No

English: Literature/Composition#
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: ENGL-TR
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: None-elective credit only
Applicable to major: No

Environmental Science
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: NA

French Language
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: FREN 201, 202
Semester credits awarded: 6
General education requirement fulfilled: Foreign language; students continuing in French should enroll in FREN 301
Applicable to major: Yes

French Literature
Required score:--
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 0
Applicable to major: No

German Language
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: GRMN 201
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: Foreign language; students continuing in German should enroll in GRMN 202
Applicable to major: Yes

German Language
Required score: 5
Augustana equivalent course: GRMN 201, 202
Semester credits awarded: 6
General education requirement fulfilled: Foreign language; students continuing in German should enroll in GRMN 306
Applicable to major: Yes

Geography: Human
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

Government: American
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: POLS 101
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

Government: Comparative
Required score: --
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 0
Applicable to major: No

*History: American
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: Students may NOT enroll in HIST 130, 131, 132
Semester credits awarded: 6*
Applicable to major: Yes (for teaching major)

*History: European
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: Students may NOT enroll in HIST 110, 111, 112, 113
Semester credits awarded: 6*
Applicable to major: Yes (for teaching major)

*History: American
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 6*
Applicable to major: Yes (for teaching major)

Latin: Vergil
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: LATN 200 level
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

Latin: Literature
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: LATN 200 level
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

Music Theory
Required score: --
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 0
Applicable to major: No

Physics B
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: PHYS 101
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: 1 course, Perspectives on the Natural World (PN)
Applicable to major: No

Physics C (Mechanics)
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: PHYS 201
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: 1 course, Perspectives on the Natural World (PN)
Applicable to major: Yes

Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism)
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: PHYS 203
Semester credits awarded: 3
Applicable to major: Yes

Psychology
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: PSYC 100
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: 1 course, Perspectives on Individuals and Society (PS)
Applicable to major: Yes

Spanish Language
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: SPAN 203
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: Foreign language; students continuing in Spanish enroll in SPAN 301 or 305
Applicable to major: Yes

Spanish Literature
Required score:--
Augustana equivalent course: None
Semester credits awarded: 0
Applicable to major: No

Statistics
Required score: 4
Augustana equivalent course: PSYC 240
Semester credits awarded: 3
General education requirement fulfilled: Quantitative reasoning, suffix Q (No credits for BUSN 211)
Applicable to major: Yes

 

*History majors are limited to 9 credits of AP work in any combination to be applied toward the History Teaching major. Please see the HIST department for more information (effective date 8-22-11.)

^All students who need the chemistry sequence for their major are required to take CHEM-121. If they have AP scores as noted above they will be given credit for CHEM-122 and/or CHEM-123 after successful completion of CHEM-121 (effective date June 1, 2016.)

#The English AP scores will be accepted for students first enrolling at the college in August 2015 and after (effective date April 2015.)

+The Computer Science Principles test replaces the AB test. Students now get credit for CSC-121 and a Q suffix but may not apply the credit toward the major  (effective date June 1, 2016.)

(Senate approved 4-12-12)