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    Irvine Valley College
   
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition

Credit for Prior Learning


Credit by Examination

Credit from Other Institutions


Credit by Examination

Advanced Placement (AP) Examination: IVC Associate Degree and General Education Credit

Students may earn associate degree and general education credit for Advanced Placement (AP) Tests with scores of 3, 4, or 5. Advanced Placement Examinations are noted in the chart below with the specific course credit listed or with the notation “AP credit not accepted.” AP exams not included in the chart do not have an IVC course for which credit is granted. Listed are minimum scores to earn AP credits.

Students must have the College Board send AP exam results to the IVC Admissions Office for use on the associate degree or general education pattern. Course credit and units granted at Irvine Valley College may differ from course credit and units granted by a transfer institution.

Associate Degrees: Students should be aware that AP test credit is determined by comparing the content covered in an exam to the content covered in an equivalent IVC course. Credit by Advanced Placement exam is noted on the student’s transcript.

AP EXAMINATION IVC GENERAL EDUCATION PATTERN
(WITH A SCORE OF 3 OR BETTER)
IVC COURSE CREDIT IVC MAX UNITS
FOR AA/AS
Art History Area 7 Score of 3: ARTH 25 3
Biology Area 3 Score of 4: BIO 1/BIO 1H 4
Calculus AB Area 2 Score of 3: Math 2 
Score of 4: MATH 2 and MATH 3A/3AH
10
Calculus BC Area 2 Score of 3: Math 2 
Score of 4: Math 3A/3AH and Math 3B/3BH 
10
Calculus BC/AB Subscore Area 2 Score of 3: Math 3A/3AH 5
Chemistry Area 3 Score of 3: Chem 3  4
Chinese Language and Culture Area 6 or Area 7 Score of 3: CHI 3  5
Computer Science A Not applicable Score of 3: CS 38  3
Computer Science AB Not applicable Score of 3: CS 37
Score of 4: CS 37 and CS 41
6
Computer Science Principles Not applicable No Course 3
Economics - Macroeconomics Area 4 Score of 3: Econ 20/20H
Score of 5: Econ 2/2H 
3
Economics - Microeconomics Area 4 Score of 3: Econ 20/20H 
Score of 5: Econ 1/1H 
3
English - Language and Composition Area 1A No Course 4
English - Literature and Composition Area 6 Score of 4: LIT 1  3
Environmental Science Area 3 Score of 4: ENV 1  4
French Language and Culture Area 7 Score of 3: FR 3 
Score of 4: FR 4 
Score of 5: FR 5 
5
German Language and Culture Area 7 No Course 3
Government and Politics - Comparative Area 4 Score of 3: PS 12/12H 3
Government and Politics - U.S. Area 4 or Area 8 Score of 3: PS 1/1H  3
History - European Area 6 Score of 4: HIS 10 or HIS 11 3
History - U.S. Area 6 or Area 8 Score of 4: HIS 20 or HIS 21  3
History - World Area 5 and Area 6 Score of 4: HIS 1/1H or HIS 2 3
Human Geography Area 4 and Area 5 Score of 3: GEOG 2 3
Italian Language and Culture Area 7 No Course 3
Japanese Language and Culture Area 6 and Area 7 Score of 3: JA 3 or JA 21  5
Latin Area 7 No Course 3
Latin - Literature Area 6 No Course 3
Latin - Vergil Area 7 No Course 3
Music Area 7 Score of 4: MUS 1 and MUS 3 7
Physics 1 Algebra-Based Area 3 Score of 3: PHYS 2A  4
Physics 2 Algebra-Based Area 3 No Course 4
Physics B Area 3 Score of 3: PHYS 2A 4
Physics C - Mechanics Area 3 Score of 3: PHYS 4A  4
Physics C - Electricity/Magnetism Area 3 Score of 3: PHYS 4A  4
Psychology Area 4 Score of 4: PSYC 1/1H 3
Spanish Language and Culture Area 7 Score of 3: SPAN 3 
Score of 4: SPAN 4 
5
Spanish Literature and Culture Area 6 or Area 7 Score of 3: SPAN 3 5
Statistics Area 2 Score of 3: Math 10  3
Studio Art - 2D Design Area 7 Score of 3: ART 40  3
Studio Art - 3D Design Area 7 Score of 3: ART 41 3
Studio Art - Drawing Area 7 Score of 3: ART 80  3

 

Advanced Placement (AP) Examination: CSU GE-Breadth Credit

The Advanced Placement examinations may be incorporated into the certification of CSU General Education-Breadth requirements by any certifying institution. All CSU campuses will accept the minimum units shown and apply them toward fulfillment of the designated General Education-Breadth area if the examination is included as part of a full or subject-area certification. Please note that individual CSU campuses may choose to grant more units than those specified toward completion of General Education-Breadth requirements.

AP EXAMINATION 1  CSU GE AREA Minimum Semester Units Earned2 REMARKS
Art History C1 or C2
3 semester units
6  
Biology B2 and B3
4 semester units
6  
Calculus AB3 B4
3 semester units
3  
Calculus BC3 B4
3 semester units
6  
Calculus BC / AB Subscore3 B4
3 semester units
3  
Chemistry B1 and B3
4 semester units
6 6 GE units if taken prior to Fall 09
Chinese Language and Culture C2
3 semester units
6  
Comparative Government & Politics D8
3 semester units
3  
Computer Science A3 N/A 3  
Computer Science AB3 N/A 6  
English Language A2
3 semester units
6  
English Literature A2 and C2
6 semester units
6  
Environmental Science B1 and B3
4 semester units
4 (Either B1 or B2) and B3 if taken prior to Fall 09
European History C2 or D6
3 semester units
6  
French Language C2
3 semester units
6 6 GE units if taken prior to Fall 09
French Literature C2
3 semester units
6 Applicable only if taken prior to Fall 09
German Language C2
3 semester units
6 6 GE units if taken prior to Fall 09
Human Geography D5
3 semester units
3  
Italian Language and Culture C2
3 semester units
6 Applicable only if taken prior to Fall 10
Japanese Language and Culture C2
3 semester units
6  
Latin Literature C2
3 semester units
6 Applicable only if taken prior to Fall 09
Latin: Vergil C2
3 semester units
3  
Macroeconomics D2
3 semester units
3  
Microeconomics D2
3 semester units
3  
Music Theory C1
3 semester units
6 Applicable only if taken prior to Fall 09
Physics 14 B1 and B3
4 semester units
6 6 GE units if taken prior to Fall 09
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism4 B1 and B3
4 semester units
4  
Physics C: Mechanics4 B1 and B3
4 semester units
4  
Psychology D9
3 semester units
3  
Spanish Language C2
3 semester units
6 6 GE units if taken prior to Fall 09
Spanish Literature C2
3 semester units
6 6 GE units if taken prior to Fall 09
Statistics B4
3 semester units
3  
Studio Art - 2D N/A 3  
Studio Art - 3D N/A 3  
Studio Art - Drawing N/A 3  
U.S. Government & Politics D8 (and US 2)
3 semester units
3  
U.S. History C2 or D6 (and US 1)
3 semester units
6  
World History C2 or D6
3 semester units
6  

1 A minimum score of 3 is required for AP credits to be granted.
2 These units count toward eligibility for admission.
3 If a student passes more than one AP exam in calculus or computer science, only one exam may be applied to the baccalaureate.
4 If a student passes more than one AP exam in physics, only six units may be applied to the baccalaureate, and only four units may be applied to the CSUGE certification. 

Advanced Placement (AP) Examination: IGETC Credit

  • A score of 3, 4, or 5 is required to grant credit for IGETC certification.
  • An acceptable AP score for IGETC equates to either 3 semester or 4 quarter units for certification purposes.
  • Students who have earned credit from an AP exam should not take a comparable college course because transfer credit will not be granted for both.
  • Students should consult a counselor for the UC policy concerning AP credit.
AP EXAMINATION IGETC AREA
Art History 3A or 3B3
3 semester units
Art Studio N/A
Biology1 5B with Lab
4 semester units
Calculus AB 2A
3 semester units
Calculus BC 2A
3 semester units
Chemistry1 5A with Lab
4 semester units
Chinese Language & Culture 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Computer Science A N/A
Computer Science AB N/A
Macroeconomics 4B
3 semester units
Microeconomics 4B
3 semester units
English Language 1A
3 semester units
English Literature 1A or 3B3
3 semester units
Environmental Science2 5A with Lab
3 semester units
European History 3B or 4F3
3 semester units
French Language 3B and 6A
3 semester units
French Literature 3B and 6A
3 semester units
German Language 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Comparative Government & Politics 4H
3 semester units
U.S. Government & Politics 4H (and US 2)
3 semester units
Human Geography 4E
3 semester units
Italian Language & Culture 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Japanese Language & Culture 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Latin Literature 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Latin: Vergil 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Music Theory N/A
Physics 11 5A with Lab
4 semester units
Physics C: Mechanics2 5A with Lab
3 semester units
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism2 5A with Lab
3 semester units
Psychology 4I
3 semester units
Spanish Language 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Spanish Literature 3B and 6A
3 semester units
Statistics 2A
3 semester units
U.S. History 3B or 4F3 (and US 1)
3 semester units
World History 3B or 4F3
3 semester units

1 AP exams in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics 1 allow California community college campuses to apply 4 semester or 5 quarter units to IGETC certification.
2 AP exams in Environmental Science, Physics C: Mechanics and Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism, 3 semester or 4 quarter units are applied for IGETC certification; therefore, students who complete these exams will be required to complete at least 4 semester or 5 quarter units to satisfy the minimum required units for Area 5.
3 AP exams may be used in either area regardless of where the certifying California community college’s discipline is located.