Accepted AP and CLEP Credit
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Accepted for Credit
John Paul the Great Catholic University awards college credit for select AP examinations passed with a score of 3, 4, or 5. Further information on the AP exams can be found at the College Board website.
Credits from the AP exams will transfer as outlined in the chart below. If an exam isn’t listed below, it still may be able to count toward elective credit.
It is the student’s responsibility to submit their official transcripts for these credits in order for them to be evaluated. JPCatholic's institution code for sending AP exam results is 4576.
|AP Examination||JPCatholic Equivalent||Category||Minimum Score||Credits|
|AP Calc AB/BC
|Personal Finance & Success||General Education||3||3|
|Science, Technology, & Culture||General Education||3||3|
|English Language & Composition
English Literature & Composition
|College Writing I
Advanced College Writing
Comparative Government & Politics
|Global Cultures, History & Politics||General Education||3||3|
|Studio Art: 2D Design||Fundamentals of Art and Design||Major & Emphasis||3||3|
|Macroeconomics||Macroeconomics||Major & Emphasis||3||3|
|Microeconomics||Microeconomics||Major & Emphasis||3||3|
|Any other AP Exam||May be eligible for elective credit||Elective||3||3|
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams Accepted for Credit
John Paul the Great Catholic University awards credit for successful completion of select CLEP subject examinations. CLEP information can be found at the College Board website.
Credits from the CLEP Exams will transfer as outlined in the chart below.
It is the student’s responsibility to submit their official transcripts for these credits in order for them to be evaluated. JPCatholic's institution code for sending CLEP exam results is CLEP06126.
|CLEP Examination||JPCatholic Equivalent||Category||Minimum Score||Credits|
|Social Sciences and History||Global Cultures||General Education||50||3|
|Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present
|History of Culture through the Arts III||General Education||50||3|
|College Composition||College Writing I*||General Education||50||3|
|Natural Science||General Education||50||3|
|Personal Finance||General Education||50||3|
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
|Poetics and Aesthetics||General Education||50||3|
College Writing I
College Writing II
|Principles of Marketing||Introduction to Marketing||Major & Emphasis||50||3|
|Principles of Microeconomics||Microeconomics||Major & Emphasis||50||3|
|Principles of Macroeconomics||Macroeconomics||Major & Emphasis||50||3|
|Studio Art: 2D Design||Fundamentals of Art and Design||Major & Emphasis||50||3|
|Introductory Business Law||Business Law||Elective||50||3|
|Studio Art: Drawing||Elective||Elective||50||3|
Human Growth & Development
Introduction to Educational Psychology
|Information Systems (intro to business)||Elective||Elective||50||3|
|Principles of Management||Elective||Elective||50||3|
|History of the United States I
History of the United States II
*All students are required to take JPCatholic’s writing proficiency exam. If a student has possible transfer credit for HUMA122 College Writing I, the student must pass the writing exam before such credit can apply. The results of this exam may affect the student’s overall transfer credit award and course schedule, so JPCatholic can arrange for you to take this exam before Orientation.