Harford Community College

2017 - 2018 Credit Catalog


Credit by Examination at HCC


  • All Division Exams require faculty appointment;  see the HCC Test Center for details.
  • Academic advising is strongly suggested for students who intend to transfer.
  • Some exams require additional papers, essays, or lab experience.  Please contact the Test Center for details.
  • HCC is an Open Center for CLEP and DSST exams.  If you are having credit applied elsewhere, you may still test at HCC.  The list below is not a comprehensive listing of all available CLEP and DSST exams; see Test Center staff for details or visit the CLEP or DSST websites.
  • AP and IB exams are given in conjunction with coursework taught in high school.  AP credit is awarded only for AP exams; IBO credit is awarded after review of official IB transcript.
Exam Type Exam Title HCC Course Score
Required
Credit
Awarded
AP Art History ART 202 3 3
AP Art:  Studio Art Determined by
Faculty Review
3 Determined by
Faculty Review
AP Biology BIO 100 or BIO 119 3 4
AP Biology BIO 120 or BIO 119 4 4
AP Biology BIO 120 & 121 5 8
AP Calculus AB MATH 109 3 4
AP Calculus AB MATH 203 4,5 4
AP Calculus BC MATH 203 and MATH 204 4,5 8
AP Chemistry CHEM 100 3 4
AP Chemistry CHEM 111 4 4
AP Chemistry CHEM 111-112 5 8
AP Computer Science CSI 131-132 3 8
AP English Language & Composition ENG 101 4 3
AP English Literature & Composition ENG 101-102 4 6
AP Environmental Science ENV 111 4 3
AP European History HIST 101-102 3 6
AP French Language FR 101-202 3 12
AP German Language GER 101-202 3 12
AP Human Geography GEOG 102 3 3
AP Macroeconomics ECON 101 3 3
AP Microeconomics ECON 102 3 3
AP Music Theory MUS 103 3 4
AP Physics B Physics 101 & 102 4 8
AP Psychology PSY 101 3 3
AP Spanish Language SPAN 101-202 3 12
AP Spanish Literature SPAN 203-204 3 6
AP Statistics MATH 216 3 4
AP U.S. Government and Politics PS 101 3 3
AP U.S. History HIST 103-104 3 6
AP World History HIST 109-110 3 6
CLEP American Govt PS 101 50 3
CLEP History of US I Colonization to 1877 HIST 103 50 3
CLEP History of US II 1865-present HIST 104 50 3
CLEP Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
(requires essay)
ENG 102 50
(and passing essay)
3
CLEP Calculus MATH 203 50 4
CLEP Chemistry
(requires proof of lab experience)
CHEM 111-112 50 8
CLEP College Algebra MATH 101 50 3
CLEP College French Levels I and II FR 101-102
FR 201-202
50
59
6
12
CLEP College German Levels I and II GER 101-102
GER 201-202
50
60
6
12
CLEP College Mathematics General Education Math Elective 50 6
CLEP College Spanish Levels I and II SPAN 101-102
SPAN 201-202
50
63
6
12
CLEP College Composition
*effective July 1, 2010, this exam replaced English Comp with Essay
ENG 101 50
(requires essay)
3
CLEP English Literature ENG 203-204 50 6
CLEP Financial Accounting ACCT 101 50 3
CLEP Humanities Gen Elective 50 3
CLEP Intro Psychology PSY 101 50 3
CLEP Intro to Educational Psychology PSY 207 50 3
CLEP Human Growth and Development PSY 214 50 3
CLEP Natural Sciences Gen Elective 3
Gen Ed Science (GS) 3
50 6
CLEP Prin of Macroeconomics ECON 101 50 3
CLEP Prin of Management BA 109 50 3
CLEP Prin of Marketing BA 203 50 3
CLEP Prin of Microeconomics ECON 102 50 3
CLEP Precalculus MATH 109 50 4
CLEP Social Sciences/History General Elective 50 6
CLEP Introduction Sociology SOC 101 50 3
CLEP Western Civilization I: Ancient-1648 HIST 101 50 3
CLEP Western Civilization II: 1648-present HIST 102 50 3
Excelsior College  Exam Abnormal Psychology PSY 204 45 3****
DSST Astronomy ASTR 151 48/400* 3
DSST Principals of Statistics MATH 216 48/400* 4
DSST Introduction to Law Enforcement CJ 101 45/400* 3
DSST General Anthropology   ANTH 102 47/400* 3
DSST Introduction to Business BA 101 46/400* 3
DSST Technical Writing
(essay required)
ENG 209 46/400*
(and passing essay)
3
DSST Health and Human Development HLTH 101 48/400* 3
DSST Lifespan Development Psychology PSY 214 46/400* 3
DSST Personal Finance ECON 106 46/400* 3
DSST Human/Cultural Geography GEOG 102 48/400* 3
DSST Math for Liberal Arts MATH 102 400 3
Division Accounting Principles 1 ACCT 101 70% 3
Division Medical Terminology and Ethics for Medical Office Assistants AHS 101 70% 3
Division Introduction to Business BA 101 70% 3
Division Principles of Marketing BA 203 70% 3
Division Introduction to CADD CADD 101 70% 3
Division Intermediate CADD CADD 102 70% 3
Division Intro to Information Science
(requires lab experience)
CIS 102 70%
(and passing lab)
3
Division Introduction to PowerPoint CIS 113 70%
(and passing lab)
3
Division Fundamentals of Programming CIS 115 70% 3
Division Introduction to Microsoft Excel CIS 145 70% 3
Division Introduction to Corrections CJ 103 70% 3
Division Police Organization and Administration CJ 109 70% 3
Division Introduction to Crime Scene Technology CJ 112 70% 3
Division The Young Child
(requires prerequisite coursework)
EDUC 103 70% 3
Division Materials and Curriculum
(requires prerequisite coursework)
EDUC 104 70% 3
Division Infant and Toddler Development
(requires prerequisite coursework)
EDUC 110 70% 3
Division School-Age Child Care
(requires prerequisite coursework)
EDUC 215 70% 3
Division Keyboarding Basics
(requires lab experience)
OS 100 70%
(and passing lab)
1
Division Intermediate Keyboarding
(requires lab experience)
OS 113 70%
(and passing lab)
3
IB Language AI (Higher Level)
English
ENG 101-102 4 6
IB Language A2 (Standard Level)
French, Spanish
FR 101-102 or
SPAN 101-102
5 6
IB History of the Americas (Higher Level) HIST 202
HIST Elec
4 6
IB Psychology (Standard Level) PSY 101 5 3
IB Geography (Standard Level) GEOG 102 5 3
IB Biology (Standard Level) BIO 100 5 4
IB Biology (Higher Level) BIO 120-121 4 8
IB Chemistry (Standard Level) CHEM 111 5 4
IB Chemistry (Higher Level) CHEM 111-112 4 8
IB Mathematical Studies (Standard Level) MATH 102 5 3
IB Mathematics (Standard Level) MATH 109 5 4
IB Mathematics (Higher Level) MATH 203 5 4
IB Physics (Standard Level) Physics 101 5 4
IB Physics (Higher Level) Physics 101-102 5 8
IB World Religions (Standard Level) Religion 210 5 3
IBO other courses not listed above may be considered on a case-by-case basis with official IB transcript

*Note:  Some DSST exams revised and rescaled on a 200-800 scale in 2008.  New American Council on Education (ACE)-recommended credit-granting score for revised exams is 400.  HCC abides by the ACE recommendations for CLEP and DSST exams.



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  Harford Community College 2017-2018 Catalog
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