2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

Exam Equivalencies

Exam Equivalencies

(Advance Placement - CLEP, AP and IB Examinations)

For more information, see NMU's Advance Placement Policy

Exam Equivalencies Sections

CLEP Exam Equivalencies

Freshman Exams
Passing Score
NMU Course
Credits
College Composition (modular not accepted)
50
Humanities
50
Humanities/Human Expression Credit
3
Natural Sciences
50
Natural Science/Scientific Inquiry Credit
6
Social Sciences and History
50
Social Science/Perspectives on Society Credit
6

Subject Examination
Passing Score
NMU Course
Credits
American Government
63
American Literature
50
EN 295 Special Topics
4
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
50
British Literature
50
EN 295 Special Topics
4
Educational Psychology
50
PY 295 Special Topics in Psychology
3
Financial Accounting
50
French Language, 2 Semester
50
French Language, 2 Semester
64
 
 
German Language, 2 Semester
50
German Language, 2 Semester
64
 
 
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877
50
History of the United States II: 1865 to Present
50
Macroeconomic Principles
50
Microeconomic Principles
50
Principles of Marketing
50
Psychology, Introductory
50
PY 1001 General Psychology (Perspectives on Society)
4
Sociology, Introductory
53
Spanish Language, 2 Semester
50
Spanish Language, 2 Semester
64
 
 
Western Civilization I
50
Perspectives on Society / Humanities Credit
4
Western Civilization II
50
Perspectives on Society / Humanities Credit
4

Note: Students may not receive advanced placement credit for their native language. The Modern Languages and Literatures Department determines the definition of a native language. 
 

AP Examination Equivalencies

AP Examinations
Passing Score
NMU Course
Credits
Art Studio 2-D
4
AD 295 Special Topics in Art and Design (AD elective)
4
Art Studio 3-D
4
AD 295 Special Topics in Art and Design (AD elective)
4
Art Studio-Drawing
4
Calculus AB
3
Calculus AB Subscore Section
3
Calculus BC, Subscore Section
3
Comparative Government and Politics
3
Capstone Research
n/a
Required Individual Review for Assessment
Capstone Seminar
n/a
Required Individual Review for Assessment
Computer Science A
3
Computer Science Principles
3
CS 295 Special Topics in Computer Science
4
Economics, Macro or Micro
3
English Language Composition
3
English Literature and Composition
3
EN 111 College Composition I or EN 282 Introduction to Literature
4
European History
3
Perspectives on Society / Humanities Credit
4
French Literature
3
FR (300 Level) French Literature
4
Human Geography
3
Physics C-Mechanics Section
4
Psychology, Introductory
4
PY 1001 General Psychology (Perspectives on Society)
4
Spanish Literature
3
SN (300 Level) Spanish Literature
4
U.S. Government and Politics
3

International Baccalaureate Equivalencies

Higher Level Examinations
Passing Score
NMU Course
Credits
Computer Science
5
English Extended Essay
B
Film-Textual Analysis
5
Film Theory and History
5
French A
5
Credit based on individual review by dept. head
German A
5
Credit based on individual review by dept. head
History of Africa
5
Social Responsibility in a Diverse World/World Culture/Humanity Credit
4
History of Asia/Oceana
5
Social Responsibility in a Diverse World/World Culture/Humanity Credit
4
History of the Americas
5
HS 295 Special Topics in History
4
History of Europe/Middle East
5
Social Responsibility in a Diverse World/World Culture/Humanity Credit
4
Information Technology in a Global Society
5
Perspectives in Society/Humanity Credit
4
Mathematics
5
Music
5
Music Elective
4
Psychology
5
PY 1001 General Psychology (Perspectives on Society)
4
Spanish A
5
Credit based on individual review by dept. head
4
Visual Arts
5
Visual and Performing Arts/Human Expression Credit
4

Other examinations will be reviewed as IB transcripts are received.

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