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AP, IB and College Credit

Regis awards credit for College Board Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), and International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. In addition, Regis will evaluate coursework completed at a college or university on an individual basis.

Advanced Placement (AP)
Advanced Placement is a national program which allows students to complete college-level studies in their secondary schools.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
CLEP is a national exam. Regis University follows the American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations for minimum passing scores required and semester hours awarded for CLEP Subject Examinations.

International Baccalaureate (IB)
International Baccalaureate is an international program which allows students to complete college-level studies in their secondary schools. Regis University awards credit only for exams taken at the Higher Level.

 

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
The United States Department of Defense's Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Subject Standardized Test (DSST) program is a national standardized exam and Regis University follows The American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations for minimum passing scores required and semester hours awarded for DSST examinations.

College Course Work
Transfer credit is awarded for college-level work completed at other colleges and universities that are accredited by a regional accrediting association [e.g., Higher Learning Commission (HLC)]. See the credit requirements for undergraduate- and graduate-level coursework below.


 

College Board Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement scores may be requested from:
Advanced Placement Exams 
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671

888 308-0013  |  609.771.7366

Regis Code: 4656

AP Exam Test Score Credit Given Credit Hours
American Government/Politics 4 POL 215 3
American History 4 HS 223, HS 224 6
Art History 4 FAC 211 3
Art Studio 4 FAA 230, FAA 270 6
Biology 4 BS 258, BL 260 6
Calculus AB 4 MT 360A 4
Calculus BC 4 MT 360B 4
Chemistry 4 CH 210 4
Comparative Government/Politics 4 POL 241 3
Computer Science A 4 CS 210 3
Economics - Macro 4 EC 3200 3
Economics - Micro 4 EC 3300 3
English Literature & Composition 4 EN 210 3
English Language & Composition 4 EN 203 3
Environmental Sciences 4 ENVS 250 3
European History 4 HS 213, HS 214 6
French Language 4 Placement in FR 409A 0
German Language 4 Placement in GR 409A 0
Human Geography 4 ED 300 3
Physics 1  4 PH 202A, PH 205A 4
Physics 2 4 PH 202B, PH 205B 4
Physics C - Mechanics 4 PH 304A, PH 305A 4
Physics C - Electricity and Magetism 4 PH 304B, PH 305B 4
Psychology 4 PY 250 3
Spanish Language 4 Placement in SP 409A 0
Statistics 4 MT 270 3
World History 4 HSLD 3

 


 

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Visit College Board's CLEP website for information on exam scores required for credit. 

Credits earned through CLEP or DSST exams may satisfy a variety of Regis degree requirements. Regis College students must obtain prior approval from the Regis College Academic Dean. Please contact your academic advisor prior to registering to ensure the exam meets your degree plan requirements.

Core = Core Requirement Fulfilled
GEL = General Elective
LD = Lower division (200 level and most 300 level) course
UD = Upper division (400 level) course

Name of Exam Regis Course # Regis Degree Requirement Fulfilled Number of Credits UD LD Passing Regis Score
American Government POL 215 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
American Literature EN 425, EN 426 Core: Lit/Humanities, Some Major, Minors, GEL 3 X 50
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature EN 210 Core: Lit/Humanities, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Calculus MT 360A Core: Math, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
College Algebra MT 201 Core: Math, GEL 3 X 50
College Composition EN 203/325 Core: English Composition and Advanced Oral/Written Communication 6 X 50
College Level French Language

FR 209A/B

FR 309A/B

Core: Global Issues, Lit/Humanities, GEL

6

9

X

X

50

59

College Level German Language

GR 209A/B

GR 309A/B

Core: Global Issues, Lit/Humanities, GEL

6

9

X

X

50

60

College Level Mathematics MT 204 Core: Math, GEL 3 X 50
College Level Spanish Language

SP 209A/B

SP 309A/B

Core: Global Issues, Lit/Humanities or GEL

6

9

X

50

63

English Literature EN 353/354 Core: Lit/Humanities, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Financial Accounting AC 3200 Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
General Biology BL 260/262 Core: Natural Science, GEL 6 X 50
General Chemistry CH 210/250 Core: Natural Science, GEL 6 X 50
History of the US I: Early Colonization-1877 HS 223 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
History of the US II: 1865-Present HS 224 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Human Growth and Development PY 459 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Humanities HULD Core: Lit/Humanities, GEL 3 X 50
Information Systems/Computer Applications CSLD Core: Natural Science, GEL 3 X 50
Introductory Business Law BA 3981 Some Majors, Minors, GEL 3 X 50
Introduction to Educational Psychology ED 302 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Introductory Psychology PY 250 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Introductory Sociology SO 200 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Natural Science SCLD Core: Natural Science, GEL 6 X 50
Precalculus MTLD Core: Math, GEL 3 X 50
Principles of Macroeconomics EC 3200 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Principles of Management BA 3366 Some Majors, Minors, GEL 3 X 50
Principles of Marketing BA 3400 Some Majors, Minors, GEL 3 X 50
Principles of Microeconomics EC 3300 Core: Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Social Sciences & History SCLD or HSLD Core: Social Science, GEL 6 X 50
Western Civilization I: Thru 1648 HS 213 Core: Global Issues, Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50
Western Civilization II: 1648-1982 HS 214 Core: Global Issues, Social Science, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 50

 


 

International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

International Baccalaureate is an international program which allows students to complete college-level studies in their secondary schools. Regis University awards credit only for exams taken at the Higher Level.

 

IB Exam Score Requirement Regis Equivalency Credit Hours
Biology 4 BL 258, BL 260 6
Chemistry 4 CH 210 4
Economics 4 EC 3200, EC 3300 6
English A: Literature 4 English (lower division) 3
English A: Language and Literature 4 English (lower division) 3
French 4 FR 209A, FR 209B 8
Geography 4 ED 300 3
History Americas 4 History (lower division) 3
History Europe 4 History (lower division) 3
Physics 4 PH 304A, PH 304B 6
Psychology 4 PY 250 3
Social Anthropology 4 SO 204 3
Spanish 4 SP 209A, SP 209B 8
Visual Arts 4 Fine Arts (lower division) 3

 


 

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

Also referred to as DSST, the United States Department of Defense's Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support program is a national standardized exam. Regis University follows The American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations for minimum passing scores required and semester hours awarded for DANTES/DSST examinations. Regis College students must obtain prior approval from the Regis College Academic Dean. All students, please check with your advisor to make sure the exam you take meets your specific degree requirement.

DSST exam passing scores and awarded credit amount are subject to change. Please check with your advisor or Records and Registration if you have questions.

Core = Core Requirement Fulfilled
GEL = General Elective
LD = Lower division (200 level and most 300 level) course
UD = Upper division (400 level) course

Name of Exam Regis Course # Regis Degree Requirement Fulfilled Number of Credits UD LD Passing Regis Score
Art of the Western World FAALD Core: Lit/Humanities, GEL, Some majors 3 X 400
Astronomy AS 250 Core: Natural Sciences, GEL, Some majors 3 X 400
Business Ethics and Society BA 4950* Some majors, GEL (*Does not satisfy BA 4950 for ACBC students) 3 X 400
Business Mathematics BALD GEL 3 X 400
Computing and Information Technology CS 208 Core: Natural Science, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Criminal Justice CRLD Core: Social Science, Some majors, GEL 6 X 400
Environmental Science

ENVSLD

Core: Natural Science, GEL

3

X

400

Ethics in America (No Essay)

PL 360

Core: Philosophy, Some majors, GEL

3

X

400

Foundations of Education** ED 204 Eduaction Requirement Core: Social Science, GEL 3 X 400
Fundamentals of Counseling

PYLD

Core: Social Science, GEL

3

X

400

General Anthropology SOLD Core: Social Science, NOT Global Issues, Some majors 3 X 400
Health and Human Development PELD GEL only 3 X 400
History of the Vietnam War SOLD Core: Social Science, NOT Global Issues, Some Majors, GEL 3 X 400
Human/Cultural Geography GY 300 Core: Social Science, Global Issues, GEL 3 X 400
Human Resource Management BALD* GEL, Some majors (*Does not satisfy BA 4252) 3 X 400
Introduction to Business BA 2900* Business Major, GEL (*BSN Students) 3 X 400
Introduction to Law Enforcement CRUD Core: Social Science, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Introduction to World Religion RCLD Core: Religious Studies, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Lifespan Developmental Psychology** PYLD Core: Social Science, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Management Information Systems CS 455 Core: Natural Science, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Math for Liberal Arts MT 204 Core: Math, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Money and Banking BA 4158/EC 4158 Some majors, Economy minor, Social Science, GEL 3 X 400
Organizational Behavior BALD* GEL (*Does not satisfy BA 4354) 3 X 400
Personal Finance BALD GEL only 3 X 400
Principles of Finance BA 4100 Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Principles of Physical Science I SCLD Core: Natural Science, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Principles of Statistics MT 270 Core: Math, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Principles of Supervision BALD GEL, Some Business majors (Lower Division) 3 X 400
Substance Abuse PYUD Core: Social Science, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
Technical Writing (no essay) ENLD Core: Lit/Humanities, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
The Civil War & Reconstruction HS 435 Core: Social Science, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400
The History of the Soviet Union HSUD Core: Social Sciences, Global Issues, Some majors, GEL 3 X 400

**Teacher Ed. Students MUST CONTACT ADVISOR prior to registration for approval.