Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement Program (AP)

Allan Hancock College grants credit towards its associate degrees for successful completion of examinations in the AP. Students who complete AP Examinations with scores of 3, 4 or 5 will receive credit according to the Allan Hancock College AP, CLEP, & IB Equivalency List.

Credit awarded through AP may be used to satisfy graduation requirements. The units earned from AP credit cannot be used to satisfy the 12-unit residency requirement or be applied toward financial aid.

Transfer students should check with their receiving institution or the University Transfer Center about policies for using AP examination scores and credits toward meeting admission, and/ or graduation requirements. An official copy of the student’s AP scores should be sent to the Admissions and Records office.

Units earned from AP credit will be posted to the student’s academic record when the student submits their official College Board Transcript to the Admissions and Records office.

 

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Allan Hancock College will grant a maximum of 30 units of credit for any combination of CLEP General and Subject Examinations that have been completed with an appropriate score. CLEP credit may be used to meet Allan Hancock College graduation requirements, but will not be counted toward the 12-unit residency requirement.

Students intending to transfer should be aware that CLEP credits may or may not be accepted by other colleges and universities. Students are advised to meet with a counselor regarding the use of CLEP in the student’s educational plan.

 

International Baccalaureate Program (IB)

Allan Hancock College grants credit towards its associate degrees for successful completion of examinations in the International Baccalaureate Program.

Credit awarded through IB may be used to satisfy graduation requirements. The units earned from IB credit cannot be used to satisfy the 12-unit residency requirement or be applied toward financial aid.

Transfer students should check with their receiving institution or the University Transfer Center about policies for using IB examination scores and credits toward meeting admission, and/ or graduation requirements. An official copy of the student’s IB scores should be sent to the Admissions and Records office.

Units earned from IB credit will be posted to the student’s academic record when the student submits their official International Baccalaureate Program transcript to the Admissions and Records office. 

 

Advanced Placement Equivalency List PDF

CLEP and IB Equivalency Lists PDF

Chancellor’s Office Advanced Placement Directive PDF

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Last Modified Dec 5, 2017