Advanced Placement Examination Credit Capital University recognizes the Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Program of The College Board as an excellent way to earn university credit toward the baccalaureate degree. Academic credit will generally be granted for a score of 3 - 5 on an AP exam. For more information on AP credit, download the Advanced Placement Fact Sheet (PDF).
Capital University recognizes the International Baccalaureate program as an excellent way to earn university credit toward the baccalaureate degree. The following subject areas and minimum scores are accepted for university degree credit in the course areas and semester hours as indicated. Students must earn a minimum score of 4 (out of 7) in order to receive credit. For more information on IB credit download the International Baccalaureate Fact Sheet (PDF).
College credit is awarded for all courses* successfully completed at a regionally accredited college or university. We also accept credit from many other colleges including most public and private colleges/universities that are accredited by a national accrediting agency. Contact the Registrar's Office for further guidance at 614-236-6150. The acceptance of these credits toward Capital's degree program requires approval of the department chair/academic adviser in which the student enrolls.
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To receive a major from Capital University you must complete 12 semester hours in the major in residence at Capital University. No student may be awarded a major by a department or college unless core requirements of the college in which that major is located are met. For students transferring courses to Capital, view our transfer equivalency guides.
* excluding developmental level courses