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AP credit evaluation/CLEP Eligibility

The following page details the awarding of Advanced Placement credit toward meeting UNI's Liberal Arts Core program requirements, for the purpose of helping students select appropriate CLEP exams. Students who have earned AP credit and are considering taking a CLEP examination should consult the following information to determine CLEP eligibility. Credit can not be duplicated. Before viewing this page, please visit the UNI Liberal Arts Core Requirements page and print it so you can review it while you view this page.

For additional information about the transfer of AP credit to UNI, contact the UNI Office of Admissions, (319) 273-2281.

AP Exam Title

UNI Course Equivalent

(Score of 3, 4 or 5 required unless otherwise noted)

Liberal Arts Core Category

CLEP Advisories

(If you have attempted a college-level course in the same area,
you may be ineligible for CLEP credit, consult an advisor.)
Biology 840:051, 840:052 & lab 4A
  • Cannot earn credit also through CLEP Biology exam.
  • Can take CLEP Natural Science exam to try for credit in 4B of LAC
Calculus AB 800:060 1C Can take CLEP Calculus exam to try for 800:061 credit Calculus II)
Calculus BC 3 = 800:060
4 or 5 = 800:060 & 800:061
1C Can take CLEP Calculus exam to try for 800:061 credit if score 3
Chemistry 4 = 860:044 and lab
5 = 860:044, 860:048 & lab
4B
  • Can take CLEP Chemistry exam to try for 860:048 credit if score 4
  • Can take CLEP Natural Sciences exam to try for credit in 4A of LAC
Chinese Language and Culture 3 = 710:001 (5 hrs)
4 = 710:002 (10 hrs)
5 = 710:XXA (15 hrs)


Computer Science A 4 or 5 = 810:036 None
Environmental Science
870:XXC plus lab 4B
Can take CLEP Natural Sciences exam to try for credit in 4A of LAC
European History 963:XXD (as Humanities II) 2A Can take CLEP Social Science and History exam full credit in social science area
French Langauge 3 = 720:001 & 720:003
4 = above plus 720:002 & 720:004
5 = above plus 720:011 & 720:012
None If a score of 3 or 4 is earned, can take CLEP French Language exam to try for credit not already earned through AP
German Language 3 = 740:001 & 740:003
4 = above plus 740:002 & 740:004
5 = above plus 740:011 & 740:012
None If a score of 3 or 4 is earned, can take CLEP German Language exam to try for credit not already earned through AP
Government and Politics (US) 942:014 5B
  • Can take the CLEP Social Science exam to try for 3 hours of credit for the history portion, or also for 3 credit hours of social science credit if no other area of social science has been attempted (to include psychology, economics, political science, geography, sociology and anthropology)
  • Cannot also earn credit through CLEP American Government exam
Government and Politics (Comparative) 944:XXA 5B Can take the CLEP Social Science exam to try for 3 hours of credit for the history portion, or also for 3 credit hours of social science credit if no other area of social science has been attempted (to include psychology, economics, political science, geography, sociology and anthropology)
History of Art

600:004

3A
Human Geography

970:010

5A Can take the CLEP Social Science exam to try for 3 hours of credit for the history portion, or also for 3 credit hours of social science credit if no more than one other area of social science has been attempted (to include psychology, economics, political science, geography, sociology and anthropology)
Japanese Language and Culture

3 = 700:XXA (5 hrs)
4 = 700:XXA (10 hrs)
5 = 700:XXA (15 hrs)



Language and Composition

620:005

1A Can not also earn credit through the CLEP English Composition exam
Latin Vergil

700:XXA for 5, 10 or 15 credit hours

None
Literature and Composition 3 = 620:031
4 or 5 = 620:031 & 620:005
3B or 3B & 1A
  • Can take CLEP Humanities exam to try for credit in 3A of LAC
  • If score of 4 or 5, can not also earn credit through the CLEP English Composition exam
Macroeconomics 920:053 5B
  • Can not also earn credit through the CLEP Principles of Macroeconomics exam
  • Can take the CLEP Social Science exam to try for 3 hours of credit for the history portion, or also for 3 credit hours of social science credit if no other area of social science has been attempted (to include psychology, economics, political science, geography, sociology and anthropology)
Microeconomics 920:054 5B
  • Can not also earn credit through the CLEP Principles of Microeconomics exam
  • Can take the CLEP Social Science exam to try for 3 hours of credit for the history portion, or also for 3 credit hours of social science credit if no other area of social science has been attempted (to include psychology, economics, political science, geography, sociology and anthropology)
Music Theory To be determined by Music Department None
Physics B 880:054, 880:056 & lab 4B
Can take CLEP Natural Sciences exam to try for credit in 4A of LAC
Physics C: Mechanics 880:130 & lab 4B
Can take CLEP Natural Sciences exam to try for credit in 4A of LAC
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 880:131 & lab 4B
Can take CLEP Natural Sciences exam to try for credit in 4A of LAC
Psychology 400:001 5B
  • Can not also earn credit through the CLEP Introductory Psychology exam
  • Can take the CLEP Social Science exam to try for 3 hours of credit for the history portion, or also for 3 credit hours of social science credit if no other area of social science has been attempted (to include psychology, economics, political science, geography, sociology and anthropology)
Spanish Language 3 = 780:001
4 = above and 780:002
5 = above and 780:011
None
If a score of 3 or 4 is earned, can take CLEP Spanish Language exam to try for credit not already earned through AP
Spanish Literature 780:XXB 3B
Can take CLEP Humanities exam to try for credit in 3A of LAC
Statistics 800:072 1C
Can take CLEP College Mathematics or Calculus exams for elective credit
Studio Art: Drawing 600:XXZ None

U.S. History 3 = 961:XXB
4 or 5 = 961:014 & 961:015
5A
  • Can take CLEP Social Science exam to try for 3 credit hours of social science credit if no more than one other area of social science has been attempted (to include psychology, economics, political science, geography, sociology and anthropology)
  • If score a 4 or 5, can not also earn credit through CLEP History of the U.S. I or II
World History 680:XXD (as Humanities II) 2A
  • Can take CLEP Western Civilizations I exam for credit in Humanities I
  • Can take CLEP Western Civilizations II exam for elective credit

* NOTE: Economics credit WILL NOT be applied for students in business majors.

For more information on CLEP link to College Board Online