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    Tennessee Technological University
   
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Advanced Placement with Credit


Entering students and regularly enrolled students may obtain advanced placement with credit in certain courses by obtaining high scores on the appropriate test(s):

ACT English Subtest score of 27-30 ENGL 1010  
SAT Critical Reading Subtest score of 610-690 ENGL 1010  
ACT English Subtest score of 31 or higher ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020  
SAT Critical Reading Subtest score of 700 or higher ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020  

 

The ACT code for Tennessee Tech is 4012. The SAT code is 1804.

CEEB POLICY FOR TTU
Effective July 1, 2017

A.P. Examination Score Course Exemption Semester Hours
Biology 3 BIOL 1010  or BIOL 1105   4
  4 BIOL 1010  & BIOL 1020  or BIOL 1105  & BIOL 1114   8
Calculus (AB) 3 MATH 1830   3
  4 MATH 1910   4
Calculus (BC) 3 MATH 1910  & MATH 1920   8
Chemistry

3a

CHEM 1110  or

CHEM 1010  & CHEM 1020 

 

4

8

  4 CHEM 1110  & CHEM 1120  or CHEM 1010  & CHEM 1020   8
Computer Science A 3 CSC 1200   3
  4 CSC 1200 , CSC 1300  7
Computer Science Principles 3 CSC 1200   3
Economics: Micro 3 ECON 2010   3
Economics: Macro 3 ECON 2020   3
English Language and Composition 3 ENGL 1010   3
  4 ENGL 1010  & ENGL 1020   6
Environmental Science 3 BIOL 3130   4
English Literature and Composition 3 ENGL 2235  & sophomore English 3
European History 3 HIST 2210  & HIST 2220   6
World History 3 HIST 2310  & HIST 2320   6
French Language 3 FREN 1010  & FREN 1020   6
  4 FREN 1010 , FREN 1020  & FREN 2010   9
  5 FREN 1010 , FREN 1020 , FREN 2010  & FREN 2020   12
German Language 3 GERM 1010  & GERM 1020   6
  4 GERM 1010 , GERM 1020 , & GERM 2010   9
  5 GERM 1010 , GERM 1020 , GERM 2010  & GERM 2020   12
Government and Politics: United States 3 POLS 1030   3
Human Geography 3 GEOG 1012   3
Spanish Language 3 SPAN 1010  & SPAN 1020   6
  4 SPAN 1010 , SPAN 1020 , & SPAN 2010   9
  5 SPAN 1010 , SPAN 1020 , SPAN 2010  & SPAN 2020   12
Statistics 3 MATH 1530   3
Physics 1 3 PHYS 2010   4
Physics 2 3 PHYS 2020   4
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHYS 2010  or    4
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 3

PHYS 2020  or PHYS 2120 

 
4
Psychology 3 PSY 1030   3
United States History 3 HIST 2010  & HIST 2020   6

 

Students may submit the exam essay portion for departmental evaluation for possible credit in CHEM 1120 .

CLEP (College Level Examination Program) - 25 subject matter tests from which to select - credit given in corresponding courses for acceptable scores. Credit is not given for the general examinations. For further information, contact the Admissions Office.

PLTW (Project Lead the Way Credit) – ENGR 1210  (1 credit hour) will be awarded to secondary school students who participate in the “Project Lead the Way” and achieve a minimum grade 70% on the nationalized “Final Exam on Principles of Engineering”. The requesting student will need to have his/her test score sent to Tennessee Tech.

Credit by Examinations - A student who has had sufficient training or experience in a subject to merit the establishment of credit by comprehensive examination, but who has not enrolled in the same, comparable, or higher level course at the college level, may request the privilege of taking a special examination prepared by the department involved. A grade will be recorded on the permanent record.

Non-credit Courses and Professional Certification – Academic credit may be awarded on occasion for professional certification or non-credit courses. Requests for the award of such credit must be submitted to the appropriate department chairpersons. As the executor of  departmental policy, he or she will evaluate the requests and submit a recommendation to accept or reject them to the college dean and Office of Records for final approval.

The ACT code for Tennessee Tech is No. 4012. The SAT code is No. 1804.

Credit obtained through test scores on ACT, SAT, CLEP and PLTW receive the grade of “S” for satisfactory and do not affect the student’s quality point average. Up to 33 semester hours of credit may be  obtained through any combination of advanced placement tests, military equivalency credits, correspondence courses, special departmental examinations, and extension courses. For more detailed information, contact the Office of Admissions or your high school counselor.