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AP and Dual Composition and Speech Credit

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Advanced Placement

Students who have taken high school- or university-level courses and who score a 3, 4 or 5 on the University Entrance Examination Board (UEEB) Advanced Placement Test in a particular course may apply for credit at Clarke University. Credit will be awarded based on American Council on Education recommendations.

Composition and Speech Courses

Students entering with AP credit in English (language and composition), will be awarded 6 credit hours. If their score on the writing assessment is 2 or higher they will enroll in GNED 123, Speech or, if invited, in GNED 111, Honors Cornerstone II. Students with a score of 1 on the writing assessment will enroll in GNED 110, Cornerstone I, GNED 111, Cornerstone II, and GNED 010, Writing Lab.

Dual Credit

Composition and Speech Courses

  • First-year students with 3 dual credits in English composition, and students with 3 credits in English and 3 in Speech: the 3 credit hours will be accepted. If the writing assessment score is 3 or higher, the 3 credits will satisfy Cornerstone I and the individual will enroll in Cornerstone II and may be eligible for honors Cornerstone. If the writing assessment score is 2, the student will enroll in Cornerstone I and II and the transferred credits will count toward general education elective credit or university elective credit. If the writing assessment score is 1, the individual will be required to enroll in Writing Lab as well as Cornerstone I and II and the transferred credits will count toward general education elective credit or university elective credit.
  • First-year students with 6 dual credits in English composition: the 6 credit hours will be accepted. If the writing assessment score is 3 or higher, the 6 credits will satisfy Cornerstone I and the individual will enroll in GNED 123, Speech. If the writing assessment score is 2, the student will enroll in Cornerstone I and II and the transferred credits will count toward general education elective credit or university elective credit. If the writing assessment score is 1, the individual will be required to enroll in Writing Lab as well as Cornerstone I and II and the transferred credits will count toward general
    education elective credit or university elective credit.
  • First-year students with 3 dual credits in speech will enroll in GNED 110, Cornerstone I and GNED 111, Cornerstone II regardless of their writing assessment score. However, students who have a score of 1 on the writing assessment will be required to take GNED 010, Writing Lab. The 3 credits will count as general education elective or college elective.
  • First-year students with 6 dual credits in English composition and 3 in speech: Students with a writing assessment score of 1 need to enroll in GNED 110, Cornerstone I, GNED 111, Cornerstone II, and GNED 010, Writing Lab. Students with a score of 2 will enroll in GNED 111, Cornerstone II. Students with a score of 3 or 4 will have completed the requirement. Any credits not counting toward the Cornerstone requirement may be used as general education or college electives.

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