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We welcome and admire students who have taken the initiative to pursue college-level challenges

Rose-Hulman realizes that college credit received prior to full-time college attendance offers wonderful growth and educational opportunities. It may allow a student to progress at a faster pace, take additional courses, make a co-op or internship opportunity easier to pursue or graduate early.

The four most common ways students acquire credit before classes begin at Rose-Hulman are:

  • The College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
  • Rose-Hulman Credit by Examination
  • Transfer of College Credit


The following are the AP examinations, scores and equivalent credit awarded by Rose-Hulman.

Art History
Art - General
4 or 5
4 or 5
4 hours of SV credit
4 hours of IA credit
Biology
Biology
4
5
BIO 101 (4 hours)
BIO 110 (4 hours)
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
4 or 5
4 or 5
MA 111 (5 hours)
MA 111 and 112 (10 hours)
Chemistry
Chemistry
5
4
Chem 111, 113, 115 (12 hours)
Chem 111, 113
Chinese Lang. & Culture
Chinese Lang. & Culture
4
5
8 hours of Foreign Language Credit
12 hours of Foreign Language Credit
Comparative Government 4 or 5 GS 161 (4 hours)
Computer Science A

 

 

4 or 5


 

Eligible for CSSE 221. Upon successful completion of CSSE 221, student is awarded 4 credits for CSSE 120.

 

English Literature
English Language
4 or 5
4 or 5
4 hours of IA credit
RH 131 (4 hours)
Enviromental Science   No Credit
European History 4 or 5 4 hours of GS credit
French Language & Culture
French Language & Culture
4
5
8 hours of Foreign Language credit
12 hours of Foreign Language credit
German Language
German Language
4
5
GE 111 (4 hours) and GE 112 (4 hours)
GE 111, 112, 113 (12 hours total)
Government and Politics
(United States)

Human Geography

4 or 5


4 or 5

SV 166 (4 hours)


GS 291 (4 hours)

Italian Language and Culture 4
5
8 hours Foreign Language credit
12 hours Foreign Language credit
Japanese Language and Culture 4
5
8 hours Foreign Language credit
12 hours Foreign Language credit
Latin - Vergil 4 or 5 4 hours of Foreign Language credit
 
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
If both are taken
4 or 5
4 or 5
4 or 5
SV 151 (4 hours)
SV 151 (4 hours)
SV 151 and 4 hours of SV credit
 
Music Theory 4 or 5 IA 246 (4 hours)

Physics B

Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism

Physics C: Mechanics

 

4 or 5


4 or 5

No Credit

PH 112 (4 hours)


PH 111 (4 hours)

Psychology 4 or 5 SV 171 (4 hours)
Spanish Language
Spanish Language
Spanish Literature
4
5
4 or 5
SP 111 and 112 (8 hours)
SP 111, 112, 113 (12 hours)
4 hours Foreign Language credit
Statistics 4 or 5 MA 223 (4 hours)
Studio Art 2D, 3D 4 or 5 IA 142 (4 hours)
United States History 4 or 5 4 hours of SV credit
World History 4 or 5 GS 223 (4 hours)


International Baccalaureate Program

The International Baccalaureate Program (IB) is recognized by Rose-Hulman as an outstanding opportunity for advanced college credit. In general, students who receive a score of "5" or better on an IB examination will receive credit for the corresponding course at Rose-Hulman.

Rose-Hulman Credit by Examination
A student who believes he has a particular strength in a subject area, but was not able to take AP or IB courses or did not receive a high-enough score on a placement exam, may arrange for placement examinations at Rose-Hulman. These exams are scheduled by appointment with the appropriate department chairperson and, on the basis of the results, a student may be offered credit or advanced standing.

Transfer of College Credit
Credit from another accredited college or university can be transferred to Rose-Hulman if a comparable course is available in the Rose-Hulman curriculum. A final grade of "C" or higher must have been earned for the credit to transfer. The appropriate department chairperson at Rose-Hulman is the final authority in determining the acceptability of course credit transfer. Coursework Evaluation Form

More information about receiving credit by examination.