Advanced Placement Principles:
Credit is given for a score of three (3) or higher. AP literature and composition or AP language and composition: students receiving a 4 or 5 will be given credit and are waived of the “basic communication” requirement. Students who receive a 3 will be given credit but will be required to take the course to fulfill that requirement.
A maximum of 30 “test” credits (including AP, IB and CLEP) can be applied toward a Purchase degree.
If you are awarded credit for a particular course, you will not receive credit if you repeat this course.
AP credits do not carry grades.
AP credit may be used to fulfill major requirements where listed.
AP credit may be used to satisfy General Education requirement as specified in the chart link below.
If possible, before taking college-level courses in high school, contact an Admissions Counselor to determine whether or not you can receive credit for a particular test or course.
Majors in the Liberal Studies B.A. Degree Completion Program: