Guidance Letter A-030

CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Cleveland, Tennessee

SUBJECT:    Procedures for Awarding Credit Based on Enhanced ACT English Scores and Advanced Placement Scores

A student attaining a score of thirty-two (32) or greater on the English portion of the Enhanced ACT test will be granted credit for 6 semester hours of English Composition (ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020).
Course credit will be granted to students presenting Advanced Placement Examination grades of three (3) or higher.  Appropriate credit to be granted will be determined in consultation with the academic area represented by the subject area of the Advanced Placement Examination.

AP examination AP Score Hours Course Credit
Art History 3,4,5 3 SCH ARTH 2010
Biology 3
4
4 SCH
8 SCH
BIOL 1010 or BIOL 1110
BIOL 1010 & 1020 or BIOL 1110 & 1120
Calculus AB 3
4,5
3 SCH
3 SCH
MATH 1830
MATH 1830 or MATH 1910
Calculus BC 3 3 SCH MATH 1910 & MATH 1920
Chemistry 3
4
4 SCH
8 SCH
CHEM 1110
CHEM 1110 & CHEM 1120
Computer Science A 3,4,5 3 SCH Determined by individual community college
Macroeconomics 3,4,5 3 SCH ECON 2010
Microeconomics 3,4,5 3 SCH ECON 2020
English Language 3
4,5
3 SCH
6 SCH
ENGL 1010
ENGL 1010 & ENGL 1020
English Literature 3,4,5 6 SCH ENGL 2210 & 2220
Environmental Science 3,4,5 4 SCH Physical/Natural Science Core Requirement
European History 3,4,5 6 SCH HIST 1010 & 1020
French Language & Culture 3
4
5
6 SCH
9 SCH
12 SCH
FREN 1010 & 1020
FREN 1010, 1020 & 2010
FREN 1010, 1020, 2010 & 2020
Comparative Government & Politics 3,4,5 3 SCH Social Science Core Requirement
U.S. Gov’t & Politics 3,4,5 3 SCH POLS 1030
Human Geography 3,4,5 3 SCH Social Science Core Requirement
Music Theory 3,4,5 3 SCH MUS 1010
Physics B 3
4
4 SCH
8 SCH
PHYS 2010
PHYS 2010 & 2020
Physics C 3
3
4 SCH
4 SCH
Pt. 1 PHYS 2110
Pt. 2 PHYS 2120
Psychology 3,4,5 3 SCH PSYC 1030
Spanish Language 3
4
5
6 SCH
9 SCH
12 SCH
SPAN 1010 & 1020
SPAN 1010, 1020 & 2010
SPAN 1010, 1020, 2010 & 2020
Spanish Literature & Culture 3,4,5 3 SCH No equivalent community college course
Statistics 3,4,5 3 SCH MATH 1530
Studio Art Drawing 3,4,5 3 SCH ARTP 1010
Studio Art 2D Design 3,4,5 3 SCH ARTP 1110
Studio Art 3D Design 3,4,5 3 SCH ARTP 1120
U.S. History 3,4,5 6 SCH HIST 2010 & 2020
U.S. Government & Politics 3,4,5 3 SCH POLS 1030
World History 3,4,5 6 SCH HIST 1110 & 1120

*TBR Community Colleges will award/transfer PLA credit for AP scores in to the Suggested course or the equivalent course at their institutions.  There may be variations in course number and/or course title.  Community Colleges should award the PLA credit for course other than the suggested course when it is in the best interests of the student.

Source:  CLSCC Catalog; and a comparison review of all other TBR institutions by Assistant Deans and Dean of Academic Affairs on March 18, 1994.
Approved by:  Curriculum & Academic Standards Committee Meeting on December 13, 2012; President’s Cabinet on February 1, 2013