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265.00 CREDIT BY EXAMINATION OR EVALUATION

The College will award course credit for non-traditional educational experience validated by performance on approved examinations or other appropriate documentation and evaluation.

  1. Administration of examinations or evaluation procedures for granting credit shall be authorized by the Chief Academic Officer.
  2. The student shall pay all fees related to the administration of the examination.
  3. A maximum of fifteen semester hours of credit may be awarded to a student who scores at the fiftieth percentile or higher on one or more of the general examinations of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP).
  4. A maximum of fifteen semester hours of credit may be awarded to a student who scores at a level established by the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) on one or more of the subject matter examinations of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or who scores at a level of 3, 4, or 5 on the CEEB Advanced Placement tests.
  5. A maximum of fifteen semester hours may be awarded to a student who scores at the level established by the American Council on Education for the United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) examinations or course completion.
  6. A maximum of 20 semester hours may be awarded to a student through evaluation of life experiences.
  7. Students must complete 12 credit hours at Cowley with a GPA of 2.0 or higher before Advanced Placement or CLEP credit is listed on the transcript.

Credit will be awarded for the following ACT or SAT scores:

ACT

EXAM
MINIMUM SCORE
HOURS AWARDED
PREREQUISITES
English
31
3 hours ENG2211
None
Mathematics
31
3 hours MTH4420

2 yrs. Algebra;
1 yr. Geometry;
B average

SAT

EXAM
MINIMUM SCORE
HOURS AWARDED
PREREQUISITES
Verbal
660
3 hours ENG2211
None
Mathematics
640
3 hours MTH4420
2 yrs. Algebra;
1 yr. Geometry;
B average

Credit for the appropriate course will appear on the Cowley College transcript with a grade of "CR." The student will not be charged for the 3 hours of credit.

 

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