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
Statistics
Personal Finance & Success General Education 3 3
Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Science
Physics
Science, Technology, & Culture General Education 3 3
English Language & Composition
English Literature & Composition
College Writing I
Advanced College Writing
General Education 3 3
European History
World History:Modern
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
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
Natural Sciences
Natural Science General Education 50 3
Precalculus
College Algebra
College Mathematics
Financial Accounting
Personal Finance General Education 50 3
English Literature
Humanities
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
Poetics and Aesthetics General Education 50 3
College Composition
College Composition
Modular
Rhetoric
College Writing I
College Writing II
General Education 50 3
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
Introductory Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Human Growth & Development
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Humanities Electives Elective 50 3
Information Systems (intro to business) Elective Elective 50 3
Principles of Management Elective Elective 50 3
American Government Elective Elective 50 3
History of the United States I
History of the United States II
Elective Elective 50 3

*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.