Nov 28, 2021  
2015-2016 General Catalog 
    
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Credit-By-Examination List (AP, CLEP, IB, DSST, Excelsior)


Advanced Placement Exam Passing Score FAMU Equivalent Min. # Credit Hrs. Acc.
       
Art History  3 ARH 2000 3
  4 or 5 ARH 2050/ ARH 2051 6
       
Biology 3 BSC 1005C or BSC 1005/1005L 4
  4 BSC 1010C or BSC 1010/1010L 4
  5 BSC 1010C or BSC 1010/1010L &
BSC 1011C or BSC 1011/1011L
8
       
Calculus (AB) 3 or higher MAC 2311 4
       
Calculus (BC) 3 MAC 2311 4
  4 or higher MAC 2311 & MAC 2312 8
       
Chemistry 3 CHM 1025 4
  4 CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L 4
  5 CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L
& CHM 1046C or CHM 1046/1046L
8
       
Chinese Language and Culture 3 CHI 1120 3
  4 or higher CHI 1120 and 1121 6
       
Computer Science (A) 3 CGS 2060 3
Computer Science (AB) 3 or higher CGS 2060 3
       
Economics: Macro 3 or higher ECO 2013 3
Economics: Micro 3 or higher ECO 2023 3
       
English Language & Composition 3 ENC 1101 3
  4 or higher

ENC 1101 & 1102 

award 3 credits if ENC 1101 is already satisfied

6
       
English Literature & Composition 3 ENC 1101 or LIT 2110 or ENL 2023 or AML 2010 3
  4 or higher ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110 if ENC 1101 is already satisfied 6
       
Environmental Science 3 or higher EVR 1001 3
       
European History 3 EUH 3100 3
  4 or higher EUH 3100 & 3120 6
       
French Language 3 FRE 1120 3
  4 or higher FRE 1120 & 1121 6
       
French Literature (Discontinued 2011) 3 FRW 3100 3
  4 or higher FRW 3100 & 3101 6
       
German Language and Culture (Discontinued 2011) 3 GER 1120 3
  4 or higher GER 1120 & 1121 6
       
Government & Politics: Comparative 3 or higher CPO 2002 3
       
Government & Politics: United States 3 or higher POS 2041 3
       
Human Geography 3 or higher GEO 1200 or 2400 3
       
Italian Language & Literature 3 ITA 1120 3
  4 or higher  ITA 1120 & 1121 6
       
Japanese Language & Literature 3 JPN 1120 3
  4 or higher JPN 1120 & 1121 6
       
Latin: Literature (Discontinued 2012) 3 or higher LAT 1120 3
Latin: Vergil 3 or higher LAT 1120 3
       
Music Theory 3 or higher MUT 1001 3
    MUT 1241 & 1242                                                                   If aural and non-aural sub scores 3 or higher 3
Physics 1 3 or higher

 

PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L

4
Physics 2 3 or higher PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L 4
Physics B (Discontinued 2014) 3 PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L 4
  4 or higher PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/
2053L and PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L
8
       
Physics C: Electricity / Magnetism 3 PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L 4
  4 or higher PHY 2049C or PHY 2049/2049L 8
       
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L 4
  4 or higher PHY 2048C or PHY 2048/2048L 4
       
Psychology 3 or higher PSY 2012 3
       
Spanish Language 3 SPN 1120 4
  4 or higher SPN 1120 & 1121 6
       
Spanish Literature 3 SPW 3100 3
  4 or higher SPW 3100 & 3101 6
       
Statistics 3 or higher STA 2023 3
       
Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio 3 or higher ART 2300 3
       
Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio 3 or higher ART 1201C 3
       
Studio Art: 3-D Design Portfolio 3 or higher ART 1202C 3
       
United States History 3 AMH 2010 3
  4 or higher AMH 2010 & 2020 6
       
World History 3 or higher WOH 1012 3

 

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Passing Score FAMU Equivalent Min. # Credit Hrs.
Accounting, General (Replaced with Financial Accounting) 50 ACG 2021 3
Algebra, College 50 MAC 1105 3
Algebra-Trigonometry, College or Precalculus (as of 2006) 50 MAC1147 or 1114 4
       
American Government 50 POS 2041 3
       
American Literature 50 AML 2010 3
       
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 No direct equivalent (AML or ENL suggested) 3
       
Biology, General 50 BSC 1005 (No lab credit) 3
       
Business Law, Introduction to 50 BUL 2241 3
       
Calculus 50 MAC 2233 3
       
Chemistry, General 50 CHM 1025 or 1030 (no lab credit) 3
       
College Composition 50 ENC 1101 & 1102 6
       
College Composition Modular (with essay) 50 ENC 1101 & 1102 6
       
Educational Psychology, Introduction to 50 EDP 2002 3
       
English Composition w/ Essay 50 ENC 1101 3
       
English Literature 50 ENL 2023 3
       
Financial Accounting 50 ACG 2021 3
       
French Language (Level 1) 50 FRE 1120 3
French Language (Level 2) 59 FRE 1121 & 1121 6
       
Freshman Composition 50 No direct equivalent. Replaced by College composition modular
       
German Language 50 - 59 GER 1120 3
German Language (Level 2) 60 GER 1120 & 1121 6
       
History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 AMH 2010 3
       
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present 50 AMH 2020 3
       
Human Growth and Development 50 DEP 2004 3
       
Humanities 50 HUM 2210 3
       
Infomation Systems & Computer Applications 50 CGS 2060 or 2120 3
       
Macroeconomics, Prin. 50 ECO 2013 3
       
Management, Prin. of 50 MAN 3025 3
       
Marketing, Principles of 50 MAR 3023 3
       
Mathematics, College 50 MGF 1106 or 1107 3
       
Microeconomics, Prin. of 50 ECO 2023 3
       
Natural Science 50 No direct equivalent  
       
Precalculus 50 MAC 1147 4
       
Psychology, Introductory 50 PSY 2012 3
Social Science and History 50 No direct equivalent  
Sociology, Introductory 50 SYG 2000 3
Spanish Language 50 - 62 SPN 1120 3
Spanish Language (Level 2) 63 SPN 1120 & 1121 6
Trigonometry (Replaced with Pre-Calculus 2006) 50 MAC 1114 3
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 EUH 3100 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50 EUH 3120 3
       
International Baccalaureate Passing Score FAMU Equivalen Min. # Credit Hrs.
Biology 4 BSC1005C or BSC 1005/1005L 4
  5 or higher BSC 1005C & 1010C or
BSC 1005/1005L & BSC 1010/1010L
8
       
Business and Management 4 GEB 1011 or MAN 3010 3
  5 or higher GEB 1011 and MAN 3010 6
Chemistry 4 CHM 1025 4
  5 or higher CHM 1025 & CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L 8
       
Computer Science 4 CGS 2060 3
  5 or higher CGS 2060 & 2120 6
       
Design Technology 4 ETI 2410 3
  5 or higher ETI 2410 & 2411 6
       
Economics 4 ECO2013 3
  5 or higher ECO 2013 & 2023 6
       
Ecosystems and societies 4 EVR 1001 3
  5 or higher EVR 1001 & 3017 6
       
English A1 4 ENC 1101 3
  5 or higher ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110 6
       
Environmental Systems 4 EVR 1001 or ISC 2050 3
  5 or higher EVR 1001 or ISC 2050 & 3051 6
       
Film Studies 4 FIL 2001 3
  5 or higher FIL 2001 and 2400 6
       
French Language 4 FRE 1120 3
  5 or higher FRE 1120, 1121 & 2200 9
       
Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics) 4 MHF 2202 3
  5 or higher MHF 2202 & 2209 6
       
Geography 4 GEO 1200 3
Geography 5 or higher GEO 1200 & 1400 6
       
German 4 GER 1120 3
  5 or higher GER 1120, 1122 & 3300 9
       
History 4 WOH 1012 3
  5 or higher WOH 1012 & 1022 6
       
Italian 4 ITA 1120 & 1121 8
  5 or higher ITA 1120, 1122 & 3300 12
Information and Technology for a Global Society 4 No Direct Equivalence

3

  5 or higher No Direct Equivalence 6
Islamic History 4 No Direct Equivalence 3
  5 or higher No Direct Equivalence 6
Italian 4 ITA 1120 3
  5 or higher ITA 1120, 1121, & 2300 9
Latin 4 LAT 1120 3
  5 or higher LAT 1120 & 1121 6
Marine Science 4 BSC 3312 or OCB Elective 3
  5 or higher BSC 3312 or OCB Elective 6
Math Methods 4 MAC 1105 3
  5 or higher MAC 1105 & 1140 or MAC 1140 & 2233 6
       
Math Studies 4 MAT 1033 3
  5 or higher MAT 1033 & MGF 1106 6
       
Mathematics 4 MAC 1147 4
  5 or higher MAC 1147 & 2233 or MAC 2233 & 2311 7
       
Music 4 MUL 2010 3
  5 or higher MUL 2010 & MUT 1001 6
       
Philosophy 4 PHI 2010 3
  5 or higher PHI 2010 & 2101 6
       
Physics 4 PHY 1020C or 1020/1020L 4
  5 or higher PHY 2053C & 2054 or
PHY 2053/2053L & PHY 2054/2054L
8
       
Psychology 4 PSY 2012 3
  5 or higher PSY 2012 & DEP 2004 6
       
Social and Cultural Anthropology 4 ANT 2410 3
  5 or higher ANT 2000 & 2410 6
       
Spanish 4 SPN 1120 3
  5 or higher SPN 1120, 1121 & 2220 9
       
Theatre Arts 4 THE 2000 3
  5 or higher THE 2000 & 3112 6
       
Visual Arts 4 ART 2300C 3
  5 or higher ART 2300C & 2301C 6
       

 

Cambridge AICE (British) AS-Level and A-Level Passing Score

 

Passing Score of “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “E”

FAMU Equivalent Min. #  Credit Hrs.
Accounting AS-Level ACG 2021 3
  A-Level ACG 2021 & 2022 6
       
Applied Information Communication Technology (ICT) AS-Level CGS 2060 3
  A-Level CGS 2060 & 2120 6
Art and Design AS-Level ART 1201C 3
  A-Level ART 1201C & 1202C 6
       
Biology AS-Level BSC1005C or BSC 1005/1005L 4
  A-Level BSC 1005C & 1010C or BSC 1005/1005L
& BSC 1010/1010L
8
       
Business Studies AS-Level GEB 1011 3
  A-Level GEB 1440 & 1441 6
       
Chemistry AS-Level CHM 1025 or 1020/1020L 4
  A-Level CHM 1025 & CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L 8
       
Classical Studies AS-Level LIT 3115 3
       
Computing AS-Level CGS 2060 3
  A-Level CGS 2060 & 2120 6
       
Design Technology AS-Level ETI 2410 3
  A-Level ETI 2410 & 2411 6
       
Economics AS-Level ECO2013 3
  A-Level ECO 2013 & 2023 6
       
English Language or Language & Literature in English AS-Level ENC 1101 3
       
English A-Level ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110 6
       
English - Literature in English AS-Level ENC 1101 or 1102 3
  A-Level ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110 or ENC 1102 & LIT 2110 6
       
Environmental Management AS-Level EVR 1001 or ISC 2050 3
       
French Language AS-Level FRE 1120 3
French Literature AS-Level FRW 3100 3
French A-Level FRE 2200 & 2201 6
       
Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics) A-Level MAC 2311 & 2312 or STA 2023 8
       
General Paper   IDS 3040 3
       
Geography AS-Level GEA 2000 3
  A-Level GEO 1200 & 1400 6
       
German AS-Level GER 1120 3
  A-Level GER 1120, 1121 6
       
Global Perspectives 1 AS-Level ISS 2102 3
Global Perspectives Pre-U Independent Research II A-Level ISS 2102 and ISS Elective 6
History - The History of the USA, c. 1840-1968 AS-Level AMH 2010 3
       
History - Modern European History, 1789-1939 AS-Level EUH 3100 3
       
History - International History, 1945-1991 AS-Level WOH 1012 3
       
Latin AS-Level LAT 1120 4
       
Marine Science AS-Level OCE 1001 3
  A-Level OCE 1001 and OCB 2011 6
       
Mathematics AS-Level MAC 1147 or 1140 or 1114 4
  A-Level MAC 2233 & 2311 7
       
Music AS-Level MUH 2051 3
  A-Level MUH 2051 & 3211 6
       
Physics AS-Level PHY 1020C or 1020/1020L 4
  A-Level PHY 2053C & 2054C or
PHY 2053/2053L & PHY 2054/2054
8
       
Psychology AS-Level PSY 2012 3
  A-Level PSY 2012 & DEP 2004 6
       
Sociology AS-Level SYG 2000 3
  A-Level SYG 2000 3
       
Spanish Language AS-Level SPN 2220 3
       
Spanish Literature A-Level SPW 3100 3
       
Spanish A-Level SPN 2220 & 2221 6
       
Thinking Skills AS-Level PHI 2010 3
  A-Level PHI 2010 & 2101 6
       
Travel and Tourism AS-Level HFT 1000 3
  A-Level HFT 1000 & MAN 3010 6

DSST Examinations (DANTES Subject Standardized Test)

  Score (New passing  Score = 400) FAMU Equivalent Min. # Credit Hrs
       
A History of the Vietnam War 44 AMH 2000 3
       
Art of the Western World 48 ARH 2000 or 2050 3
       
Astronomy 48 AST 1002 3
       
Business Ethics and Society 400 GEB 1440 3
       
Business Law II 44 BUL 2241 3
       
Business Math 48 QMB 2100 3
       
Criminal Justice 49 CCJ 2010 3
Drug and Alcohol Abuse 49 No course or credit recommended. Consider HSC 1100 3
       
Environment and Humanity 46 EVR 1001  or ISC 001 3
       
Ethics in America 46 PHI 3601 3
       
Foundations of Education 46 EDF 1005 3
       
Fundamentals of College Algebra 47 MAT 1033 3
       
Fundamentals of Counseling 45 FAD 2230 3
       
General Anthropology 47 ANT 2000 3
       
Here’s to Your Health 48 HSC 1100 3
       
Human Resources Management 48 MAN 3010 3
       
Human /Cultural Geography 48 GEO 1200 or 2400 3
       
Introduction to Business 46 GEB 1011 3
       
Introduction to Computing 45 CGS 2060 3
       
Introduction to Law Enforcement 45 CCJ 2010 3
       
Introduction to the Modern Middle East 47 ASH 3010 3
       
Introduction to World Religions 48 REL 2300 3
       
Lifespan Developmental Psychology 46 DEP 2004 3
       
Management Information Systems 46 MAN 2812 3
       
Money and Banking 48 ECO 3213 3
       
Organizational Behavior 48 INP 2002 3
       
Personal Finance 46 FIN 3100 3
       
Physical Geology 46 GLY 2001 3
       
Principles of Finance 49 FIN 3403 3
       
Principles of Financial Accounting 49 ACG 2021 3
       
Principles of Physical Science I 47 PSC 1121 3
       
Principles of Public Speaking 47 SPC 2600 3
       
Principles of Statistics 48 STA 2023 3
       
Principles of Supervision 46 MNA 2300 3
       
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union 45 EUH 3571 3
       
Substance Abuse 49 HSC 1100 3
       
Technical Writing 46 ENC 2210 3
       
The Civil War and Reconstruction 47 AMH 2020  
       
Western Europe Since 1945 45 No recommendation  

 

Excelsior College Exam

Passing Score FAMU Equivalent Min. # Credit Hrs.
       
Abnormal Psychology C or higher CLP 4142 3
       
Calculus* C or higher MAC 2311 4
       
College Writing* C or higher ENC 1101 3
       
Earth Science C or higher GLY 2001 3
       
English Composition C or higher ENC 1101 or 1102 3
       
Ethics: Theory and Practice C or higher PHI 3601 3
       
Foundations of Gerontology C or higher GEY 2000 3
       
Human Resources Management C or higher MAN 3010 3
       
Introduction to Music C or higher MUH 2051 3
       
Labor Relations C or higher ECP 3203 3
       
Life Span Developmental Psychology C or higher DEP 2004 3
       
Managerial Accounting C or higher ACG 2071 3
       
Microbiology C or higher MCB 3005 3
       
Principles of Marketing C or higher MAR 3023 3
       
Psychology of Adulthood and Aging C or higher DEP 2401 3
       
Spanish Language* C or higher SPN 1120 4
       
Workplace Communication with Computers C or higher OST 2335 3
       
World Conflicts Since 1900 C or higher WOH 1021 3

* Examination developed jointly by Excelsior and Pearson (UEXCEL).