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DEPARTMENTAL ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMS

 

English:  Students who have satisfied CPC/RHSC requirements and score 580 or better on the SAT-Verbal, 27 or better on the ACT-English, or 90 or better on the COMPASS-English are eligible to take the advanced placement test which consists of any essay on an assigned topic.  The essay, written in a 60 minute time period, is evaluated by two or three Georgia Highlands College English professors; if the essay receives a passing rating, the student will receive 3 hours credit for English 1101.  Contact the Humanities Division at (678) 872-8064 or e-mail csouders@highlands.edu.

 

Foreign Language:  Students who have completed two or more years of high school French or Spanish, or who have extensive experience in the use of either of these languages, are eligible to take departmentally administered placement tests.  This is the final exam of the course the student wishes to exempt.  Credit will be awarded for any courses exempted.  CLEP, AP exams, etc., which involve written as well as oral testing are also accepted.  Contact the Humanities Division at (678) 872-8064 or e-mail csouders@highlands.edu.

 

Mathematics:  Students who have satisfied CPC/RHSC requirements and score 520 or better on the SAT-Math, or 25 or better on the ACT-Math, or 70 or better on the COMPASS-Math are eligible to take the advanced placement test in math.  Credit for Math 1101 or Math 1111 is awarded to students passing the test.  In addition, exemption by examination of Math 1113 and 2261 may also be determined on an individual basis.  Students may not receive credit by examination if they have already received credit for a sequentially higher level mathematics course, and only one exemption attempt is allowed for any mathematics course.  Credit for Math 1111 and 1113 is not awarded on the basis of the CLEP General Examination in Mathematics as distinct from subject exams.  Contact the Mathematics Division at (678) 872-8099 or e-mail ssulliva@highlands.edu.

 

 



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