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Advanced Credit Placement

Credit is awarded to those students who take Advanced Placement (AP) courses at the high school level and score a 3 or higher on the examination administered by the Educational Testing Service. Students seeking AP credit should request a score report from The College Board be sent to the Office of the Registrar, Cumberland College.

Listed below are the classes that are offered by The Advanced Placement Program and the credit awarded at Cumberland College:

Advanced Placement Credit Awarded at Cumberland
Art 3-D ART 238 Three-D Design 3 hours
Art Drawing ART 134 Drawing I 3 hours
Art 2-D ART 137 Color and Design 3 hours
Biology BIOL 130 General Biology 3 hours
Biology BIOL 110 General Biology Lab 1 hour
Chemistry CHEM 140 Intro to General Chemistry 4 hours
Economics BADM 135 Macroeconomics 3 hours
Economics BADM 136 Microeconomics 3 hours
English Language Comp ENGL 131 English Comp I 3 hours
English Literature Comp ENG 132 English Comp II 3 hours
Environmental Science BIOL 241 Intro Environmental Science 4 hours
French Language FREN 131 Elementary French I 3 hours
French Language FREN 132 Elementary French II 3 hours
German Language   German Language 6 hours
Government & Politics US POLS 233 American National Govt. 3 hours
History – European HIST 137 World Civilization I 3 hours
History – European HIST 138 World Civilization II 3 hours
History – United States HIST 231 U.S. History I 3 hours
History – United States HIST 232 U.S. History II 3 hours
History – World HIST 137 World Civilization I 3 hours
History – World HIST 138 World Civilization II 3 hours
Mathematics – Calculus AB MATH140 Calculus I 4 hours
Mathematics – Calculus BC MATH240 Calculus II 4 hours
Physics B Gen. Education Phys. Science Requirement 4 hours
Psychology PSYC 131 Gen. Psychology 3 hours
Spanish – Language SPAN 131 Elementary Spanish I 3 hours
Spanish – Language SPAN 132 Elementary Spanish II 3 hours
Spanish – Literature SPAN 231 Intermediate Spanish I 3 hours
Spanish – Literature SPAN 232 Intermediate Spanish II 3 hours
Statistics MATH 335 Statistics 3 hours

Music Theory AP must take two tests, one written and one oral, and receive at least an 80% on each part to receive credit for Theory I, MUSC 131. The student must set up an appointment with the Theory Professor prior to the beginning of the Fall semester each year in order to take these tests. Transfer students must also pass the Theory placement exams prior to beginning their current level of Theory. The Theory Professor will assess the results of these exams. If the student does not receive at least an 80% on each part of the tests, they will receive credit for Music Appreciation, MUSC 130 and must take all of Theory I, MUSC 131.

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