May 25, 2018  
2016-2017 General Catalog 
    
2016-2017 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 &

8

BSC 1011C or BSC 1011/1011L

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

8

& CHM 1046C or CHM 1046/1046L

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

3

ENL 2023 or AML 2010

 

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 (combined with Latin 2012)

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/

8

2053L and PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L

Physics C: Electricity / Magnetism

3

PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L

4

 

4 or higher

PHY 2049C or PHY 2049/2049L

4

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

3

 

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 Pre-calculus (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

Info. 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

 

Pre-calculus

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 Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs.

Biology

4

BSC1005C or BSC 1005/1005L

4

 

5 or higher

BSC 1005C & 1010C or

8

BSC 1005/1005L & BSC 1010/1010L

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

Computer Science

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 and 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

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 and BSC 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

7

or MAC 2233 & 2311

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 1020/2020L

4

 

5 or higher

PHY 2053C & 2054 or

8

PHY 2053/2053L & PHY 2054/2054L

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, SPN 1121 & SPN 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

8

& BSC 1010/1010L

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 and LIT 2110

6

Environmental Management

AS-Level

EVR 1001

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 and 1400

6

German Language

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

3

Marine Science

AS-Level

OCE 1001

3

Marine Science

A-Level

OCE 1001 and OCB 2011

6

Or Elective in Marine Science

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 & 2054 or

8

PHY 2053/2053L & PHY 2054/2054

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 recommendation consider

HSC 1100

3

Environment and Humanity

46

EVR 1001 or ISC 1001

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)

** Changes as of Dec. 2014