Transfer Students | AP, IB and CLEP

A maximum of 32 hours total of approved Advanced Placement (AP), CLEP, DSST and Higher Level International Baccalaureate (IB) can be transferred to Houghton.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced course standing and/or college credit may be granted for students who earn an approved score on select Advanced Placement (AP) tests.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Houghton will grant credit for higher-level IB subjects passed with a 5 or higher.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Subject TestExam Grade# of CreditsHoughton Equivalent
American Government 62 3 Elective credit
American Literature 52 3 American Lit
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 58 3 Elective credit
Biology 55 6 Biology (non-major/non-lab)
Business Law (Introductory) 59 3 Business Law
Calculus 63 4 Calculus I
Chemistry 64 6 Chemistry with lab (non-major)
College Algebra 62 3 Elective credit/math competency
College Mathematics 56 6 Elective credit/math competency
Educational Psychology (Introduction to ) 61 3 Educational Psychology
English Literature 61 6 English Lit I & II
Financial Accounting 64 3 Financial Accounting
French 55 4 Beginning French I
French 64 8 Beginning French II
French 68 12 Intermediate French
German 54 4 Beginning German I
German 62 8 Beginning German II
German 66 12 Intermediate German
History of the United States I 55 3 Elective credit
History of the United States II 56 3 Elective credit
Human Growth and Development 57 3 Elective credit
Humanities 54 3 Fine arts or literature requirement
Information Systems 65 3 elective
Macroeconomics (Principles of) 61 3 Macroeconomics
Management (Principles of) 62 3 elective
Marketing (Principles of) 64 3 Principles of Marketing
Microeconomics (Principles of) 63 3 Microeconomics
Precalculus 60 3 Math competency and Creation part B
Psychology (Introductory) 58 3 Introduction to Psychology
Sociology (Introductory) 55 3 Principles of Sociology
Spanish 51 4 Beginning Spanish I
Spanish 59 8 Beginning Spanish II
Spanish 67 12 Intermediate Spanish
Western Civilization I 54 3 Western Civ I
Western Civilization II 53 3 Western Civ II
as of 2016 Sept 29

Houghton awards credit for the following College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject exams. More information about CLEP can be found onthe College Board website.

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