SVCC Advanced Placement (AP) Program Credit Granting Policy

WAIVER OF REQUIREMENTS OR CREDIT THROUGH ADVANCED STANDING BY EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING Students who feel that previous educational studies, training programs, or work experience may entitle them to an adjustment in the coursework required in a particular curriculum should contact the Admissions Office to obtain a copy of the College form to request evaluation for Advanced Standing by Experiential Learning. The advanced placement function of the college is the administrative placement of a student beyond the basic or first courses(s) in a curriculum, allowing waiver of credit or college credit for subject matter and/or other appropriate training or experience. Advanced standing may be considered upon the submission of documentation on: (1) College Level Examination Programs (CLEP), (2) Advanced Placement Program (AP), (3) Subject Standardized Tests (SST) through DANTES/USAFI, (4) transfer credits from other regionally accredited post-secondary institutions, (5) equated occupational experience, (6) assessment of coursework with external agencies, (7) institutional credit by exam, (8) assessment of coursework with vocational technical schools, (9) military and non-traditional learning experiences, (10) waiver of physical education requirements for veterans, and (11) waiver of foreign language requirements. In transferring to a senior institution, it is the student’s responsibility to contact the institution concerning the acceptability of credit awarded by advanced placement.

Advanced Placement Exam SVCC Equivalent Course Required Score Credit Awarded 
Art History  ART 201 3 3
Biology BIO 101 3 4
Calculus AB  MTH 273 or MTH 275 3 4
Calculus BC  MTH 274 3 4
Chemistry CHM 101  3 4
Comparative Government & Politics PLS EEE 3 3
Computer Science A CSC 110  3 3
English Language & Composition ENG 111  3 3
English Literature & Composition ENG 112 3 3
European History HIS 101 3 3
French Language & Culture FRE 101  3 3
German Language & Culture GER 101 3 3
Human Geography GEO 210 3 3
Macroeconomics ECO 201  3 3
Microeconomics ECO 202 3 3
Music Aural Subscore MUS111 3 4
Music Theory MUS 111  3 4
Physics B PHY 121, PHY 122  3 8
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism PHY 122 3 4
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 121  3 4
Psychology PSY  200  3 3
Spanish Language & Culture SPA 101  3 3
Statistics MTH 240  3 3
United States Government & Politics PLS 130 or PLS 211  3 3
United States History HIS 121  3 3