Credit by Examination Policy
Undergraduate students may earn credit by examination at Angelo State University with the following tests/examinations:
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- International Baccalaureate (IB)
- ACT and SAT
- College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
- DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)
The credit by examination program at Angelo State University is subject to the following policy guidelines:
- Official AP, IB, CLEP and DSST score reports should be submitted to the Office of the Registrar. Official ACT and SAT score reports should be submitted to the Office of Admissions.
- Credit by examination will not be entered on the permanent record until the student has successfully completed a semester or summer term of academic work at Angelo State University
- To receive credit by examination, a student must pass the appropriate examination with a score that qualifies for credit. If a student receives credit by examination for a course and that credit is entered on the student’s permanent record, the student cannot at a later date decide that the credit is no longer desired and have the course removed from the student’s transcript. However, a student may repeat a course for which credit by examination was earned by enrolling in a regularly scheduled class and earning a grade for the course which would replace the credit earned by examination.
- A student is not allowed to earn credit by examination for any course in which the student has a grade of “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” “F,” “I,” “P,” “CR,” “NC” or “AU.” Credit by examination may not be earned for a course which is prerequisite to another course in the same discipline for which the student has already earned credit. When such lower-division courses are required in a student’s degree plan, the student is encouraged to seek a modification in the degree plan, substituting an advanced-level course for the lower-division course.
- College-level credit will be awarded but no letter grade will be assigned. Therefore, credit awarded will not count as part of the student’s official grade point average.
- Credit earned by examination may not be used to reduce the residence requirements in any degree program.