Credit and Placement Exams


College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

ORU accepts the CLEP subject examinations. Students should contact the Admissions Office at 918.495.6518 or 800.678.8876 for information about acceptable tests and scores. Transfer guidelines are given below.


Advanced Placement (AP)

ORU accepts the Advanced Placement examinations for credit toward an undergraduate degree. Scores of "3" or higher are accepted on all AP subject examinations, with the decision on placement and amount of credit being made by the Registrar's Office in consultation with the department chair concerned. Transfer guidelines are given below.


Additional information regarding CLEP and AP credits

A maximum of 60 semester hours may be granted through both the AP and CLEP programs. Credit may be granted for AP and CLEP examinations taken after students have matriculated with any college or university, provided they have not taken the corresponding course at the college level.

Credit granted through Advanced Placement (AP), the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), or the General Certificate Examination (GCE) "A" level examinations and credit transferred from regionally accredited institutions appear on student transcripts as accepted credit regardless of whether the student graduated from ORU.

Transcripts submitted to ORU become the property of ORU and are stored in a student's permanent file. They cannot be copied or reissued except for on-campus advisement purposes. If needed, documents can be delivered directly to academic departments.


CLEP Transfer Guide

ORU accepts the following CLEP exams for credit toward an undergraduate degree. Students must have an official copy of scores sent directly to the ORU Office of Undergraduate Admissions from the CLEP program.

CLEP TEST ACCEPTABLE SCORE ORU EQUIVALENT
American Government 50 GOV 101
American Literature 50 ENG 323 + ENG 324
Analysis/Interpretation of Literature 50 ENG 201
Business Law 50 BUS 325
Calculus w/Elementary Functions 50 MAT 201
College Algebra 50 MAT 105
College Algebra-Trigonometry 50 MAT 106
College Composition 50 COMP 101 and COMP 102
College Composition Modular (with essay) 50 COMP 101 and COMP 102
College French 50 FRE 101 + FRE 102
  55 FRE 101 + FRE 102 + FRE 203
  60 FRE 101 + FRE 102 + FRE 203 + FRE 204
College German 50 GER 101 + GER 102
  55 GER 101 + GER 102 + GER 203
  60 GER 101 + GER 102 + GER 203 + GER 204
College Spanish 50 SPA 101 + SPA 102
  55 SPA 101 + SPA 102 + SPA 203
  60 SPA 101 + SPA 102 + SPA 203 + SPA 204
English Literature 50 HUM 222 or HUM 233 or HUM 244 or ENG 311 + ENG 312
General Biology 50 BIO 101 (lecture only)
General Chemistry 50 CHE 101 (lecture only)
History of the US I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 HIS 101
History of the US II: 1877 to Present 50 HIS 101
Info. Systems/Computer App. 50 Elective
Intro. to Accounting 50 Elective
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 Elective
Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 201
Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 101
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 BUS 201
Principles of Management 50 MGT 130
Principles of Marketing 50 MKT 130
Principles of Microeconomics 50 BUS 202
Trigonometry 50 Elective
Western Civilization I 50 HUM 222 or HUM 233
Western Civilization II 50 HUM 233 or HUM 244

 
AP Transfer Guide

ORU accepts the following AP exams for credit toward an undergraduate degree. Students must have an official copy of scores sent directly to the ORU Office of Undergraduate Admissions from the AP program.

AP TEST ACCEPTABLE SCORE ORU EQUIVALENT
Art: History of 3 HUM 250 or HUM 255
Art: Studio Drawing 3 Art Elective
Art: Studio General 3 Art Elective
Biology 3 BIO 101 (4 hours lecture & lab)
If Science Major - BIO 111
Chemistry 3 CHE 101 (3 hours lecture)
  4 CHE 101 or CHE 111 (3 hours lecture)
  5 CHE 111 (3 hours lecture)
Computer Science A 3 Elective
Computer Science AB 3 CSC 111
Economics--Macro 3 BUS 201
Economics--Micro 3 BUS 202
English Language & Composition 3 COMP 101
  4 or 5 COMP 101 and COMP 102
English Literature & Composition 3 COMP 101
  4 or 5 COMP 101 and COMP 102
Environmental Science 4 EVR 350 lecture (student must supply course description from AP class if seeking lab credit)
European History 3 HUM 222 or HUM 233 or HUM 244
French Language/Literature 3 FRE 101 + FRE 102
  4 FRE 101 + FRE 102 + FRE 203
  5 FRE 101 + FRE 102 + FRE 203 + FRE 204
German Language/Literature 3 GER 101 + GER 102
  4 GER 101 + GER 102 + GER 203
  5 GER 101 + GER 102 + GER 203 + GER 204
Government & Politics - U.S. 3 GOV 101
Government & Politics - Comparative 3 Elective
Latin: Vergil 3 Elective
Latin: Literature 3 Elective
Math: Calculus AB 3 MAT 201
Math: Calculus BC 3 MAT 201
  4 MAT 201 + MAT 202
Music Theory 3 Elective
Physics B 3 PSC 101 lecture
Physics B 4 or 5 PHY 101 lecture and PHY 102 lecture
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHY 101 lecture
  4 or 5 PHY 111 lecture
Physics C: Elec. & Mag. 3 PHY 102 lecture
  4 or 5 PHY 112 lecture
Psychology 3 PSY 201
Spanish Language/Literature 3 SPA 101 + SPA 102
  4 SPA 101 + SPA 102 + SPA 203
  5 SPA 101 + SPA 102 + SPA 203 + SPA 204
Statistics 3 MAT 232
U.S. History 3 HIS 101
World History 3 HUM 222 or HUM 233 or HUM 244